Ref Number: OH/FD/2022

Oaklee Housing is a progressive organisation that continues to achieve impressive growth through active investment and diversification of operations. We are a tier 3 Approved Housing Body with over 2,000 homes under management. Owing to the strong growth achievements and future plans the Senior Finance Officer role has been newly created within the Finance Department and offers a great career opportunity for the right candidate. You will have the chance to work with experienced professionals in a supportive environment and will gain exposure to the full suite of financial control and reporting activities of a busy growth Organisation.


Responsible to:Financial Controller 

TermsPerm, Full time 

SalaryPay Scale 4 - 50,213 – 56,135 DOE 

Pension: Employer Contributory pension available on completion of probation 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Leave: 22 days annual leave 

Location: Oaklee Housing Head Office, 132 James Street, Dublin 8. Hybrid Working Model. 


Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Work closely withthe Financial Controller on the following tasks: 

  • Creation of Accounting Journals for Import/Posting into Open Accounts 

  • Production of monthly management accounts and Board reporting packs 

  • Maintenance of cash flow forecasts 

  • External & Internal Audits  

  • Reports for external Stakeholders 

  • You will have responsibility overthe Asset Accounting function. Tasks will include the following: 

  • Posting journals for depreciation, disposals aborted costs, Capital Grant Amortisationand other costs in relation to the housing assets.  

  • Maintain & adhere to Fixed Assets Policy document 

  • Ensuring Additions,  Component Replacements & Adaptations are recorded correctly 

  • Postings for Other Fixed assetse.g furniture, equipment, computers, software, mobile phones & vehicles 

  • Importing Assets details into RAM software 

  • Periodic Capitalised Interest Reviews  

  • Periodic Impairment Reviews 

  • Periodic Repair and maintenance costs review to account for any transactions to be capitalized 

  • Reconciling contracts to RCT Payable / Paid 

  • Preparation of the annual  Depreciation and Amortisation budgets 

  • You will have responsibility over tax compliance management 

  • It will be important to gain an understanding of the Key rules around VAT and RCT  

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the periodic returns are accurate and filed on time 


Key Requirements: 

  • Strong accounting skills are essential  

  • Minimum Intermediate Excel – Adept with Pivots/Charts/Lookups/Data manipulation 

  • Newly Qualified or Part Qualified at final stages with one of the recognised Accounting Bodies 



  • Previous experience processing sub contractor’s VAT (RCT) an advantage 

  • Experience of New Software Implementation 

  • Previous experience with Open Accounts  

  • Previous experience with Glantus 

  • Previous experience in an Approved Housing Body or a Charity 



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