Meath LSP wishes to recruit a Finance & Governance Officer

This is will be a part-time fixed term contract for a period of 2 years. Hours of work will be 28 hours per week. The salary for this post will be aligned to LA Grade V Salary Scale (pro rata)commensurate with experience.

The primary function of the Finance Governance Officer is to ensure that all finance and governance regulations and obligations regarding reporting, compliance, sourcing, are completed in line with the Governance Code for Sport to satisfy the needs of Meath LSP and key funding bodies.

The candidate shall have:

  • A recognised qualification at degree (or higher) level or equivalent in Accounting Technician or similar
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial administration/management
  • Strong internal control awareness and understanding of the importance of good governance
  • Competent and experienced in the use of Sage 50 Accounts & Sage Payroll (desirable)
  • Preparation of budgets and financial reports
  • Preparation for financial audits and end of year procedures
  • Banking and cashflow management experience
  • Excellent financial, organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to produce and access information efficiently and accurately.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • An ability to use own initiative and, work as part of a team or independently as the situation demands.
  • A high degree of flexibility with a strong team spirit.
  • Awareness of the importance and value of participation in sport / active recreation
  • An interest in sport and physical activity
  • Candidate must hold a full clean driving licence and have own transport.

Job & Person Specification available below:

Please send Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae by email to:

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 noon Friday 8th October 2021

Candidates may be short-listed on the basis of information supplied in their application. 

Meath Local Sports Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

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