Finance Assistant
Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the game at both performance and participation levels throughout Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game. The future of Irish Cricket is incredibly bright following the performance of the Men’s Senior XI in the past four ICC World Cup events and significant wins against Full Member countries over the past 4 years.
This success has resulted in the rapid growth of the organisation, a massive increase in transactions and turnover in a short space of time, and a significant growth in the number of stakeholders, clients and suppliers that require servicing operationally and financially. In this regard, Cricket Ireland is looking for an experienced finance assistant to ensure that there is sufficient resource to manage the company’s financial expectations.
Based in our Dublin HQ, and reporting to the Financial Controller, the finance assistant will assist in the day-to-day running of Cricket Ireland’s financial matters including, but not exclusive to, financial administration and book-keeping, invoicing, banking and credit control.

The position offers a genuine opportunity for the successful candidate to help implement, deliver and evolve the smooth administrative and financial running of Cricket Ireland to help ensure that we continue to be as successful off the field of play, as we are on it.

If this opportunity interests you, please email a CV and a covering letter addressed to Edel Moloney, Financial Controller, to

Closing date for the applications is May 15th 2015 at 5pm.
Should you be successful in making the short-list, please note that interviews will take place on Thursday May 21st.


Position Description – Finance Assistant
Reports to
Financial Controller
Position Overview
Permanent full time position, this role is key in assisting the finance department to deliver timely management information. Acting as a support to the Financial Controller and other team members involved in the day to day running of Cricket Irelands financial matters. The role will cover a wide spectrum of tasks which may vary depending on the department’s workload.
Key Responsibilities
Purchase Ledger  Match PO’s to invoices and check coding for posting to the creditors ledger.  Reconciling creditors against statements received on a monthly basis.  Process expense claims.  Approval of bank payments schedule.  Match payments against invoices.  Generation and posting of monthly payment runs. Debtors  Credit control management  Post bank receipts to nominal ledger
Bank Account and credit cards  Maintenance of Bank Accounts and month end bank reconciliations for all bank accounts.  Coding credit card transaction and posting to nominal ledger.  Follow up with credit card holders to ensure timely filing of credit card supporting documentation. Petty Cash  Manage Petty Cash expenditure and reconcile at month end Other  Preparation of monthly departmental reports for distribution to budget holders.  Other analysis or ad hoc duties as requested
Skills and Experience
 Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role.  Possess excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail  Have proven strong organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and to work on your own initiative to deadlines
 Demonstrable working knowledge of modern Microsoft IT and software packages including SAGE, Office, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
 Knowledge of sport essential; cricket knowledge desirable
 Accounting technician qualification or similar and advantage.
Position tenure
Permanent full time
Position location
Dublin, north-side

€26,000 per annum.
Annual leave
25 days per annum