Junior Accountant, General Ledger, Finance Division (Grade 10) ref no:326

SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority of Ireland, was established on 27 October 2013 and its mission is to fund, co-ordinate and monitor a range of Further Education and Training (FET) provisions that is responsive to the needs of learners and employers. It is an agency of the recently formed Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. SOLAS works in close collaboration with Education and Training Boards (ETBs) across Ireland on provision of high-quality further education and training, equipping learners with relevant skills and knowledge, and providing a pipeline of talent into employment and to the Irish economy and society.

At SOLAS, we put the learner, employers and communities, which FET serves, at the heart of everything we do.  Working with sister agencies, SOLAS leads actions in key policy and strategy documents including the most recent Further Education and Training (FET) Strategy 2020 – 2024, the evaluation of the National Youthreach Programmes (2019), the National Skills Strategy 2025 and the People Strategy 2020-2024 and others.

SOLAS is now seeking to recruit a Junior Accountant in the Finance division.  Reporting directly to the Financial Accountant, the Junior Accountant will be responsible for maintenance of the SOLAS General Ledger for reporting purposes and providing General Ledger support to Education and Training Boards (ETBs) using the SAP financial system.

This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €27,466 to €51,761 per annum (inclusive of two long service increments) for a 37-hour week.  Starting pay will be at the minimum point of the scale as per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current service in the Civil/Public service.

SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development.

Applications, using the SOLAS Application Form, quoting reference number 326, should be e-mailed to recruitment@solas.ie.  

The closing date is Tuesday, 27th July 2021 by 5pm.

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SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.