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Finance Operations Manager at Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide
Finance Operations Manager
Expiry Date
23 Jun 2024
Posted on
04 Jun 2024

Job Title: Finance Operations Manager 

Reports to: Finance Manager

Direct Reports: Two/Three full time staff

Liaises with: The wider Finance team and other areas of the organisation were appropriate.

Job location: Dublin

Pay Band: 5 (€54,500 – €62,286)

Contract: 2 Year Full Time Contract. Hybrid working. (4 day working week possible - salary pro-rata)


Job Purpose:


Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Operations Manager is responsible for managing the efficient and effective operation of Concern Worldwide accounts payable and treasury functions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of Treasury Function including  
  • Managing cash holding limits of the organisation in line with the Treasury policy.
  • Managing cash flow and cash movements to facilitate timely payments.
  • Advising on key actions needed in relation to the management of Treasury e.g. the purchase and sale of FX and transfer of cash between accounts.
  • Responsible for identifying and shortlisting short term investment options for the organisation.
  • Monitoring the external banking environment and exploring options to ensure the organisations Treasury requirements are met. 
  • Preparing reports on Treasury/Cash holdings for senior management and the Finance committee.
  • Management of the banking administration and day to day relationships with related account managers.


·      Management of Accounts Payable including 

o  Managing the approval process in relation to domestic and UK payments, this will include ensuring process are in line with organisational policy and procedure and the checking of invoices.

o  Managing the approval process in relation to international payments related to our country programmes.

o  Supporting Concern Korea in relation to payment processes.

  • Performing reconciliations in relation to invoicing and purchase order issues.
  • Monitoring and review of aged creditors to ensure all balances are as per expectation.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that VAT is correctly applied to invoices and submitting the Charities VAT Compensation Scheme return.

o  Responsibility for ensuring procedures and controls are subject to ongoing and continuous review and improvement


·      Year End and Audit support

o  Preparation of year end accounts payable accruals.

o  Preparation of notes for inclusion in the annual accounts.

o  Co-ordination of year end bank confirmations.

o  Assisting with preparation of documents in relation to both donor and annual audits.

o  Assisting with other year-end and audit work as needed.



·      General

o  Management of two/three full time staff.

  • Leading the day-to-day activities and initiatives of the team.
  • Developing the team by sharing knowledge of best practice and alternative solutions.
  • Monitoring work flows and processes to identify issues and provide solutions.
  • Providing support to both internal and external stakeholders, handling queries and requests.
  • Responsibility for coordinating assistance with both home and overseas audit requests.

o  Any other tasks that can reasonably be assigned by the line manager


Skills and Experience Required:



  • Holder of a relevant professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.)
  • Strong organisational skills and problem solving experience.
  • Previous Cash Management experience
  • Previous Accounts Payable experience
  • Previous experience either managing or leading a team
  • Computer Literacy essential with intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills required
  • Empathy with the organizational goals of Concern
  • Commitment to working in a team environment




  • Previous experience on Microsoft Great Plains
  • Experience of working in a similar organisation desirable but not essential


To apply: CVs should be submitted through our website at by the closing date.


Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.

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Dublin 2

t. 01 541 4770

RCN: 20043964
CRO: 335412

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