Part Qualified ACA/ACCA/CPA or Qualified Accounting Technician

Louth Local Development

The Board of Louth Local Development invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following Post: Part Qualified ACA/ACCA/CPA or Qualified Accounting Technician

Our Mission: Louth Local Development empower and facilitate development and social change, through the delivery of a set of integrated supports which address the causes and consequences of social and economic disadvantage and poverty.


The Board of Louth Local Development invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

Title   P/Qualified ACA/ACCA / CPA or Qual ATI
Status   Contract of indefinite duration
Location   Drogheda 
Reporting to   Chief Financial Officer
Salary   €50848 – €55300
Note:    This is a full-time post and not open to job share   

This is an exciting opportunity be part of an organisation invested in supporting communities through social inclusion, family supports, rural development and employment supports.

A new role working closely with the CFO, it will involve implementing objectives and actions set out in the Company’s Annual Programme of Work and the finance strategy of the company. This financial strategy will be in alignment with the overall policy of the Louth Local Development to ensure that financial excellence is at the heart of the company’s success.


  • Adhere to company policies and internal controls to maximize financial control and minimize risk exposure
  • Prepare accounts to Trial Balance stage for review by CFO
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts for multiple programmes
  • Run monthly budget v expenditure reports
  • Manage and prepare financial reports and returns to Board and key partner organisations
  • Responsible for processing and management of debtor and creditor ledgers
  • Manage bank transactions including posting and reconciliations
  • Support the development and operation of the company’s Risk Register.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts for multiple programmes
  • Grant tracking deferred and accrued income
  • Review weekly and monthly payrolls and submissions to Revenue
  • Intercompany Reconciliations and Reporting.
  • Support with annual provision of programme budgets
  • Overhead control & analysis.
  • Monitor company pension and life assurance insurance schemes
  • Authorising invoices, payments, and other electronic submissions in according to procedures and bank mandates.
  • Liaising with Auditors, dealing with queries.
  • Undertake other ad-hoc reporting duties and projects as assigned by CFO


  • Currently studying for a professional accounting qualification or fully qualified IATI
  • Experience in practice or community-based organisation desirable
  • Have good problem-solving skills and work well on own initiative.
  • Show attention to detail while working towards tight deadlines.
  • Have strong communication skills.
Skills and Attributes   Essential  
Qualifications  P/qualified ACA/ACCA/ CPA or Qual ATI  (Accounting Technician)
Knowledge   ·        3-5 Years post qualification working within the Accounting Practise / Public Sector / Community based

·        Can evidence continuous professional development.

Competencies   ·        Strong written and verbal communication skills

·        Demonstrate strong analytical skills

·        Attention to detail

·        Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

·        Ability to work well within a finance team

IT Skills Experience in Excel, Bright Books (Surf) or similar accounting packages; Brightpay or similar payroll packages


Application Process   ·        Applications must be made by emailing CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the post to Human Resource Manager

·        Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 17th May (no late applications will be accepted)

·        Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May in our offices in Haymarket, Drogheda. Candidates for interview will be advised by email.  

·        All candidates will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing.

·        Louth Local Development CLG is an equal opportunities employer.

·        Informal queries to

Conditions of Employment ·        Louth Local Development operate a company pension scheme where there is an employer contribution of up 10% subject to an employee contribution of 5%.

·        In line with the company training policy continuous profession development is supported.

·        Annual leave is up to a maximum of 30 days per calendar year.

·        Remote working is available in line with company homeworking policy.

·        Independent & Confidential Employee Assistant Programme is available.