Accounts Assistant

Job Ref: JBUCD
Sector: Accountancy & Finance
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 09 April 2019
  • Dublin, Republic of Ireland Dublin Dublin 1Dublin 4
  • €38 - €39 per Annum
  • Jamie Byrne
  • +0035316610644
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Title - Research Accounts Assistant

Reporting to - UCD Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Accountant

Duration - >= three months

Location - Tierney Building, UCD Belfield

Overview - to provide accounting and administrative support to the post-award research finance function, specifically the UCD SFI post-award section

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:-

  • Preparation of SFI financial reports (cost statements) for submission to the funding agency via its on-line portal "SESAME" - includes liaising with UCD researchers
  • Preparation of accounting journals from source documentation
  • Preparation and posting of budget journals to the main accounting system
  • Running transaction reports to support the research finance reporting function
  • Budget check for research hires (involves Excel spreadsheet work at an intermediate level)
  • Retrieval, copying and assembly of documentation to support the audit process

Essential criteria

  • Accounting, book-keeping experience (minimum three years)
  • Understand the importance of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Aptitude for figures
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proven ability to work accurately under pressure to meet exacting deadlines

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of research funding and/or accounting
  • Experience of working in a third-level institution
  • Pursuing accountancy qualification

IRC is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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