Project Accounts Assistant

  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Dublin
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Project Accounts Assistant  – Immediate Start – 28 days holidays – Flexitime – €41k circa

The role : The project accounts assistant role is working with a leading public sector body.  They are currently in the process of carrying out a large scale audit.

Tasks to be completed

The tasks to be completed involve conducting a review of  Annual Reports received to ensure that

  • the report has been prepared for the correct reporting period and is mathematically correct
  • it includes the correct the public sector company and institutional grant reference numbers and principal investigator details
  • start and end dates of the grant as shown on the report are in agreement with contract/legal documentation
  • the pro rata cumulative budget shown on the report has been calculated on a year by year basis as agreed 
  • the cumulative amount of funding shown on the report as paid on the award by the body by the cut-off date for the current reporting period 
  • Variances are correctly calculated and do not exceed permitted limits.  
  • Funding contributions received from other sources match amounts specified in the grant contract (or as subsequently approved in a contract Letter of Contract Variation)

Experience Required :

  • Part-qualified Accountant
  • Have previous experience working with data and in a numeric capacity
  • A good understanding of the Irish legal / regulation / politicial framework
  • Experience of analytical review
  • An understanding of the concept of materiality
  • Excellent IT skills including ability to learn knew IT systems quickly
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to document all queries/matters of concern in a manner that is easily understood by non-financially qualified personnel
  • Ability to work to deadlines and as part of a team


 Full job description is available by contacting Barbara Donnellan – 01 474 4512

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Barbara Donnellan

Barbara Donnellan

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