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Finance & Operations Manager

28-11-2022 08:11
Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

About the SCSI

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) is the leading professional body for construction, land and property professionals in Ireland. The SCSI works in partnership with the RICS provides globally recognised professional qualifications and standard for the sectors. In addition, we act in the public interest: setting and maintaining the highest standards of competence and integrity among the profession; and providing impartial, authoritative advice on key issues for business, society, and governments worldwide.

We strive to provide a good working environment that encourages professional development with all the support necessary while also promoting good interpersonal and social skills. A competitive salary and onboard training support will be available in addition to other benefits.

If you enjoy working within a dynamic, busy and customer focused environment the Society would welcome you joining our team![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

The Opportunity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Job Title: Finance & Operations Manager

Reports To: Director of Membership & Public Affairs

Term: Full Time & Permanent

Hours: Normal hours of work will be Monday – Friday, 9 am till 5.30 pm.

Flexible working policy available after probation period.

Location: 38 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

About the role

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are seeking a Finance & Operations Manager to join our team and provide strategic leadership to the Society as it seeks to deliver our objectives for the surveying profession. The Finance & Operations Manager will provide strategic business insights and efficient running of financial and operational matters of the organisation. This is also an opportunity to play a proactive role in working with the Senior Management Team as they seek to educate, regulate and advocate for the SCSI membership.

We are looking for a candidate that can lead projects that will improve integration of organisation wide operations and finance through the SCSI’s CRM. In this role, you will develop finance policies that are designed for ease of compliance by non-finance staff and reduce the administrative burden on the experienced Finance team while ensuring internal control rigour using new systems.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Providing strategic support and identifiable leadership as the ‘go-to’ role for the function, providing financial information and strategic direction towards organisational goals.
  • Manage organisational support services such as Finance, HR and Facility Management.
  • Line manager for the Finance Team (2).
  • Identify and lead projects that support continual improvement of organisational capacity to deliver the SCSI’s strategic plan (e.g. Strategic Plan ‘Roadmap 2024’).
  • Produce high-quality financial information including financial management accounts.
  • Oversight of payroll process, pension, all financial matters for the company and regulatory responsibilities (Audit, Corporate Governance, CRO and Charity Regulator filings).
  • Secretariat for the Finance Committee and other associated Committees.
  • Review department business plans and risk register on quarterly basis.
  • Other duties as required by the nature of the role or as assigned.


Development opportunities


  • A new role within the SCSI, that develop skills strategic finance skills and operations.
  • Lead digitalisation of finance function to drive organisational wide impact.
  • Ongoing support for CPD necessary for maintaining professional qualification.
  • Opportunity to develop personal development plan after first year to support professional development.


Key Competencies


  • Qualified Accountant (e.g. ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA) with 3+ years’ experience in finance role
  • Experience with Sage or similar accounting system
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 or similar CRM system
  • Strong communication skills, which lead to effective support for internal stakeholders


  • Previous experience in performance & financial management and operation reporting
  • Project Management Skills with track record of leading IT and Accounting integration projects


Application Process

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For queries in relation to the role, please contact patrick[at]

Applications for this role should include a cover letter and a CV sent to

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The SCSI is an equal opportunities employer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Contact Details

Contact Phone: (01) 644 5504
Contact Email:

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