School Secretary ( Accounts)

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School Secretary ( Accounts)

Dublin, 6





January 01, 2023


Job ID: 20547

School Secretary ( Accounts) required for school based in Dublin 6. This position will commence on 2nd May, the hours are Monday to Friday 8.30-4.30pm with up to 8 weeks annual leave at times of standardised school closures.

Requirements and Qualifications:

The successful candidates must have the following qualifications and experience necessary for the position;

• Be a fully qualified accounting technician.
• Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in bookkeeping/ accountancy role.
• Have experience in computerised accounts package.
• Have experience in computerised payroll package.
• A knowledge of payroll, RCT and VAT.
• Excellent level of numerical and analytical skills
• Experience of business online banking and processing payment runs.
• Experience in the software packages, Excel, Word, and Outlook
• Be receptive and willing to upskill
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• A high degree of discretion and ability to work with sensitive and confidential data.

Desirable Requirements:

It is desirable that the successful candidates have:

• Knowledge of school finances
• Experience of Sage50 Line
• Experience of producing month end reports

Duties will include:

• Data entry to accounts package to include
-entering suppliers Invoices and reconciliation of creditors balances to statements.
-entering of bank payments and receipts
-monthly bank reconciliations
• Processing of payment run on the schools online banking account.
• Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet figures and preparation of control accounts.
• Analysis of all Income and Expenditure Account figures.
• Preparation of monthly reports for board of management.
• Preparation of accounts to trial balance stage and liaising with the external school
accountant at the year end.
• Preparation of other financial reports as requested by the Principal.
• Operation of VAT & RCT as per Revenue requirements.
• Process the Payroll on a timely and accurate basis of weekly and monthly payments
• Operate the payroll system and manage all statutory deductions
• Submit statutory returns to the Revenue Commissioners for payroll, VAT and RCT.
• Other ad hoc duties at the discretion of the school Principal.
• Assist the Principal with the preparation of the draft school budget
• Campus Maintenance, Service Contracts and insurance
• Inventory register, cap ex, service contracts, insurance maintenance, DE payroll returns and leave entitlements.
• Attendance at finance meetings of all 3 entities with financial reports as listed by FSSU or required by DTT.

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