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Lurgan Credit Union Limited

40 Church Place, Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, BT66 6EU

Permanent Finance Officer FO1/22

Lurgan Credit Union Limited is a community-based organisation and a member of the Irish League of Credit Unions and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.  It was established for the purpose of encouraging its members to accumulate savings so as to make available loans and additional services for the wider benefit of all the membership.

This is a dynamic organisation currently employing 30 staff and dedicated to developing a range of quality services to its 27,000 members’.

LCU is now inviting applications for the following position:

Job Title:                              Finance Officer
Contract Status:                Permanent (30 - 36.5 hours per week flexibility with working days/hours)
Reporting To:                     CEO
Salary:                                   Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience and benefit package
 
We seek to recruit for the position of finance officer, the person must have proven qualifications and experience.  They will be a reliable, motivated and enthusiastic individual, committed to achieving high standards, with a flexible approach, capable of working on their own initiative and as a part of a team. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of 2 years working in the role of bookkeeping/accountant

  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths at grade ‘C’ level or above

  • Accounting technician qualification (or equivalent) or Sage qualification and 2 years practical experience

  • Proficient in MS excel, word and outlook

  • Strong reporting, organisational, numerical, analytical, problem-solving and administration skills demonstrating attention to detail

  • Have the ability to manage workload and meet deadlines

  • Effective inter-personal communication skills for a team environment are essential

  • To be proactive, positive and show enthusiasm, being reliable and punctual 

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • It would also be advantageous:

  • To have had previous bookkeeping experience working in a credit union or financial services industry

  • To be proactive in learning and development

 

For the purpose of short-listing the criteria for selection may be enhanced. 

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered, for further information and an application pack go to http://lurgancu.com/join-our-team  or on request by emailing smcconville@lurgancu.com or from our office.

Please email completed application forms to: smcconville@lurgancu.com or return by post/hand deliver to: S McConville, Lurgan Credit Union Limited, 40 Church Place, Lurgan BT66 6EU
Closing Date for receipt of applications is 1.00pm on Tuesday 19th July 2022

Lurgan Credit Union Limited is affiliated to the Irish League of Credit Unions and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Lurgan Credit Union Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click www.lurgancu.com/join-our-team to access the recruitment privacy notice or contact Susan McConville, 02838 325016 for a copy.