Part-Time Parish Finance Officer needed

job vacancy

Booterstown Parish is a long-established busy Parish currently undergoing major change following the construction of a Pastoral Centre, which is bringing many new opportunities for activities and development. As a result we are looking for a person to join our team, in the position of Part-time Parish Finance Officer, to manage the Finance function. This role will involve management of the day-to-day finance of the parish and will also include responsibility for the Pastoral Centre finances.

The Parish Finance Officer role will involve, but is not limited to:

      • Inputting income and expenditure
      • Ensuring compliance with the Parish Financial Control Framework
      • Reconciling bank accounts
      • Preparing finance reports for Parish Finance Committee
      • Liaising with the Archdiocese on financial matters
      • Preparing tax refund claims for processing through ROS
      • Maintaining information relating to tax claims and communicating with
        parishioners as required
      • Managing project accounts for building works
      • Managing accounts for Pastoral Centre and supporting Pastoral Centre Manager in their work
      • Preparing payroll and managing employee records
      • Supporting Parish Secretary

We are looking for a candidate who is:

  • Ideally a qualified accountant or a bookkeeper with 5+ years relevant experience (essential)
  • Familiar with the requirements of the Charities Act and Charities SORP
  • Proficient with computers, Excel and accounts packages
  • Is able to manage their own workload and deliver to deadlines
  • Pro-active
  • Attention to detail is a must for this role.
  • Flexible around hours – ideally 3-4 hours up to three times a week.

Full job description can be downloaded here.

If you would like to join our team, please submit your CV with a covering letter by
email to for the attention of the Finance Committee
Closing Date: Monday, 17th June 2019 at 5.30 pm