Finance Executive – General Ledger & Treasury

  • Job Ref: 9778
  • Dublin
  • Accounting and Finance

Finance Executive - General Ledger & Treasury

Location: There will be a blended work model, including remote working and flexible arrangements, with office locations in:

  • Dublin 1, Co. Dublin
  • Tuam Road, Co. Galway

Annual Leave: 26 Days (Pro- Rata)

Working Hours: 35 hours per week.

End Date: 6-month contract

Job Purpose: To lead the annual and monthly financial reporting process. Point of contact for a number of Business Units within the agency, providing support & advice. Maintaining and overseeing Fixed Asset Register and Treasury unit. The role will include some project duties and ad hoc tasks as and when required.

Primary Objectives/Key Responsibilities:

Finance operations

  • Preparation of monthly and Year End Financial Statements.
  • Liaise with the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) regarding the organization of the year-end audit and provide all requested information.
  • Supporting and participating in the ongoing review and improvement of the system of Internal Financial Controls within the agency.
  • Aid in the development of internal procedures and policy documents across the finance division to ensure they are aligned with the agency’s objectives and accounting policies.
  • Engagement with Internal Audit and implementation of IA recommendations.
  • Maintain and monitor the Fixed Asset Register for all assets.
  • Provide support to the business units in relation to planning, organizing, controlling, and managing their capital spend budgets.
  • Oversee cash management and the company’s treasury management function.


  • Implement knowledge and experience of governance within the public service, particularly the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies 2016.
  • Promote and ensure full compliance with all Finance Policies and best accounting practices at all times.
  • Keep up to date with any changes or updates in codes of practice or accounting policies.
  • Ensure all financial statements are in line with accounting policy and procedures.
  • Maintain the required documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Maintain internal policy and procedures documents.
  • Comply with GDPR and Data Protection legislation in relation to all areas of responsibility.

Other Responsibilities

  • Carry out all other duties as required and participate as a full member of the Finance Team by supporting different work projects, as required, from time to time.

Person Specification: Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of four years’ experience within a financial role.
  • Experience using integrated Finance Systems.
  • High proficiency in MS Office, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Well-organized with excellent planning skills and the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate experience in strong stakeholder management and building strong working relationships.

Qualifications/Mandatory Training:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant or part-qualified working towards achieving a full qualification.
  • Member of a recognized accountancy body.


  • Understanding of public sector financial practices.
  • Demonstrate understanding of government codes of practice.

Key Competencies:

  • Managing Relationships
  • Planning and Managing Work
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Teamwork