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Irish Environmental Network: Administrative Assistant (Part-Time).Expiry date 17/07/22

Location: The Macro Building, 1 Green St, Dublin 7 (Office-based/Hybrid options) Organisation: Irish Environmental Network (IEN) Contract: Part-time 1-year Contract (Renewable conditional on funding) Salary: €24,000 - €27,000 About the IEN The IEN is a network of 34 national environmental non-governmental organisations (eNGOs) that work to protect and enhance the environment and to place environmental issues centre stage in Ireland and internationally. You will work in a small, energetic team to shape policy and advance sustainable development principles. Overview of the role The Administrative Assistant will support the COO and CEO as part of a small team in a busy environmental NGO. The role is for 3 days per week, with at least 1 day in the office per week. Key responsibilities Accounts

  • Entering details into and preparing reports form the company's financial accounting, monitoring, and reporting systems (SAGE One)

  • Checking and collating details for payment runs and entering details into the payment and banking systems

  • Supporting the team with any ad hoc financial queries

  • Supporting the financial operations of IEN projects

  • Working with the COO and Finance Sub-committee to manage the IEN finances and reporting


  • Supporting the COO and CEO

  • Maintaining the IEN office and ensuring callers and visitors are dealt with efficiently and politely

  • Organising and supporting IEN meetings and events

Planning, Reporting and General Duties

  • Agree annual workplan, containing goals, objectives and key performance indicators with your line manager

  • Provide regular reports to your line manager as required

  • Attend weekly IEN Team meetings and meetings of the IEN/Pillar as appropriate

  • Circulate weekly priority lists to team members to share information and encourage collaboration

The successful candidate should have the following skills and attributes Essential/Desirable Skills

  • Minimum of two years relevant work experience

  • Strong track record of delivering high quality work on time

  • Ability to work unsupervised and to prioritise competing demands

  • Experience in using accounting software (SAGE an advantage)

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, in particular Excel

  • Understanding of Charities SORP reporting

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Personal attributes and competencies:

  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently

  • Good Team Player

  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Further Information & Benefits: What We Offer This role offers the opportunity to join a dynamic organisation and to work with a diverse coalition of leading Irish eNGOs Other benefits include:

  • A 5% employers' matched contribution to a company contributory pension scheme

  • Generous annual leave of 15 days

  • Further Education / Training opportunities

  • Time off in Lieu (TOIL) policy

  • Travel (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)

  • The IEN offices are located centrally in Dublin 7, close to lively Capel Street and only 5 minutes from Luas.

A complete list of all the terms and conditions and the IEN’s internal policies will be made available to all staff members. The IEN is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive and supportive environment for all employees. To Apply: Please send your CV and covering letter by email to: Deadline for applications: 5 PM Monday, 17 July 2022

General Info Date Entered/Updated 4th Jul, 2022 Region Dublin 7 / Hybrid Expiry Date 17th Jul, 2022

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