Vacancy- Bookkeeping Assistant

January 5, 2022

Fighting Blindness is a patient-led charity with a vision to cure blindness, support people living with sight loss and empower patients. We are the only Irish charity funding research into treatments for sight loss.

We are currently hiring a Bookkeeping Assistant. This is a role within the finance team working alongside the finance manager and finance assistant.  The ideal candidate will be a conscientious and organised person with bookkeeping experience and a desire to learn. Training will be provided in the role. They will have an interest in the charity sector and will want to use their skills to make a real difference.

Salary: €12,000 per annum (pro rata €30,000 per annum)

Hours: 14 hours per week

Starting date: Immediate

Holidays: 9 days per annum

Location: Hybrid model working from home with some office presence as needed.

Experience and Skills

  • Two years’ experience in an administrative role
  • Experience using finance software packages (organisation uses Sage)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, Word).
  • Attention to detail and good organisational skills

Main Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping duties such as: Posting supplier invoices and reconciling against statements, company credit card reconciliation, CEO expenses booked to sage.
  • Undertake other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their CV and cover letter to by 17 January 2022.


Line management: Reporting to Head of Operations.

Fighting Blindness is an equal opportunities employer.