Director of Finance

Job Ref: ChildVision
Type: full time, permanent role
Location: Drumcondra, Dublin 9
Salary: €75,000 – €80,000
Closing Date: 12pm on Monday, 30th September

Full Description

BACKGROUND: ChildVision is the nationwide resource centre for parents of blind, visually impaired, deaf blind and sensory impaired students who are attending mainstream school or preschool.

ChildVision is the only place in Ireland totally dedicated to the education and therapy needs of blind and multi-disabled children. Over 150 years, thousands of children with sight loss and other profound disabilities have bravely overcome their obstacles and grown up to reach their full potential, guided by ChildVision’s expertise and support. The charity looks after children from all over Ireland ranging in age from birth to 23 years of age.

ChildVision are now seeking a qualified accountant to fill a senior role within the organisation as Director of Finance.

THE ROLE: The Director of Finance will be responsible and accountable for all finance and ancillary activities and, as a member of the Senior Management Team, will work with the Board’s Audit & Finance and Governance Committees. The successful candidate will contribute to the strategic direction and sustainability of the organisation while ensuring its vision and core values are upheld.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

• Significant strategic and operational senior management experience in a financial role • Significant post qualification experience including at least some experience of working within the charity or public sector • Experience of managing and developing high performing teams • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders including statutory funders • An understanding of SORP and other voluntary sector legal requirements

If you’re a high calibre, forward looking, finance professional with proven experience of overseeing budgetary controls and risk management, and developing relationships with multiple stakeholders, we’d love to hear from you!

APPLICATION DETAILS: The recruitment campaign for the role of Director of Finance is being managed exclusively on behalf of ChildVision by not-for-profit specialist recruitment consultancy Charity Careers Ireland.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please email [email protected] to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Monday, 30th September