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Financial Systems Accountant





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Job Description:

Financial Systems Accountant

Permanent full-time

Salary scale - €45,922 to €64,038. Starting pay will be at the minimum of the scale in line with Government Policy.

Based in Teagasc, Head Office, Oak Park, Carlow

Basic Function:

The Teagasc Finance Department is comprised of three teams reporting in to the Head of Finance – the Financial Accounting team, the Management Accounting team and the Financial Operations team.  The Financial Accounting team maintains and develops the Teagasc finance system, Integra. This includes managing/testing system upgrades, implementation of system enhancements, report specification/design, maintenance and validation of interfaces into Integra.  The team also trains staff on new functionality, develops user guides/videos, ensures the system is compliant with tax rules/regulations and develops the system in line with the finance department strategy.

The Financial Systems Accountant will lead the development and maintenance of the financial system, Integra, with plenty of opportunity for innovation and honing data management and reporting skills as well as project management skills. They will manage all system upgrades and coordinate the development of reports, KPIs, workflows and alerts from the system.  They will implement new functionality/controls in response to the changes in legislation, stakeholder requirements and audit recommendations and organise/carry out training on new functionality.  It is a service oriented role which is central to the finance department with strong links to all other finance department areas providing great development and networking opportunities. In addition it provides networking opportunities with ICT colleagues and with all users of Integra throughout Teagasc.


Flexible working arrangements in line with the Teagasc Agile Working Programme will apply.

The ideal applicant will have:

·         An appropriate accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.)  


·         A QQI Level 8 Finance Degree or Business Degree.  

·         Experience in working in tandem with ICT/Vendors to deliver changes to finance systems / systems implementation.  

·         Proficient in the use of Finance systems, MS Office, Word, Excel, & Outlook.

·         In depth knowledge of Accounting IT systems.

·         Strong orientation and commitment to meeting the needs of customers.

A detailed job description and information the application process can be found on:


Closing date is 12 noon on Monday 17th October 2022

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify. 


Permanent / Full-time

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