Methodist Church in Ireland

The Methodist Church in Ireland seeking a Qualified Accountant to assist with the preparation of management accounts, year-end accounts and balance sheet reconciliations in addition to being involved in significant system and process work.

Main responsibilities

  • Assist with year-end accounts preparation (including consolidation entries, restricted fund accounting, and supporting local treasurers in completing accounts processes)
  • Review and complete various bank and control account reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly management accounts, including posting budget journals if required
  • Assist with processing returns templates to accounting system
  • Assist with regulatory submissions as required.
  • Assist with all audit processes and liaising with external auditors
  • Assist with Pension Scheme accounts
  • Assist other staff and volunteers to meet finance team deadlines
  • Assist church treasurers in understanding the operation of the finance system and creating and running reports to answer their queries
  • Such other duties as may be requested from time to time.

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified Accountant with minimum of 5 years’ experience (ACA, ACCA or CIMA or equivalent) (desirable Experience of working in charity sector)
  • Experience of working in a busy finance setting
  • Substantial experience with major accounting system
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite is necessary, in particular Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong IT and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage a complex workload

Monday 17th April, 5pm

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