Senior Operations and Finance Officer – Public Body

Our client, a not for profit organisation based in Dublin 1 is currently looking to recruit a Senior Operations and Finance Officer. This is a 6 month contract opportunity with annual salary of €48,868. This will be a work from home opportunity initially.


  • Oversee the disbursement of EU Commission allocated funding for Erasmus + projects
  • Working with programme finance officers, conduct financial checks and risk assessments of project applications and final reports
  • Coordinate and implement the Financial Control procedures established by the Commission through overseeing and participating in financial checks of funded projects and monitoring of error rates
  • Analyse trends in programme and project expenditure including the tracking and analysis of commitment and absorption rates
  • Make recommendations for future funding commitments
  • Devise and implement a contracting process and act as a single contact point for all amendments related to contracts
  • Create and implement a Programme Operations Manual in compliance with requirements set out by the Commission and oversee relevant programme processes
  • Responsible for completion of the financial and statistical sections of the Yearly Report
  • Contribute to organisational learning through sharing of information and experience with colleagues
  • Any other task which may be assigned by the Unit Manager or Executive Director

Required experience and skills:

  • Qualification in relevant subject area
  • Demonstrable knowledge of finance and risk assessment
  • Knowledge of financial rules and regulations at both National and European levels
  • Proven expertise in financial control and funding allocation
  • Experience in compliance and audit processes
  • Project financial management experience
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
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