Job Opportunity: Finance Administrator


Job Opportunity: Finance Administrator

Smartbay is now recruiting for the following position: 

Finance Administrator

This is an exciting new position providing financial and administrative support to the SmartBay team. A key aspect of the role will involve financial reporting and the maintenance of accounts and budgets.  The role will incorporate the coordination of EU project financial reporting. The financial administrator will also be responsible for the provision of administrative support, travel and accommodation bookings.

The position is for a fixed term of 3 years and will be based in our Galway Office at GMIT iHub Galway, Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland, H91 DCH9.

Experience and Qualifications

It is desirable that the successful candidate have previous experience working in a busy and changing office environment, and demonstrate a high level of proficiency in excel, word and power point.  A high level of financial, bookkeeping, written and reporting skills, coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills is essential.  A Financial qualification or a Business Qualification with a strong emphasis on finance is essential.

The following qualifications, experience and competencies are required for this role:

  • Financial or business qualification with emphasis on finance essential
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills (tested and demonstrable)
  • Experience in financial reporting and the maintenance of accounts and budgets essential
  • Experience in EU project reporting and financial reporting for EU projects would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in word, excel, power point
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Maintaining records of income vs expenditure essential
  • Experience with Microsoft Project an advantage
  • High level of written and reporting skills and experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Remuneration and Benefits

An attractive salary package commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills and experience will be offered.

To apply for the above position please send your CV and cover letter to

Tel: 00353 91 394253

Closing Date for Applications: 09-03-2020



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