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FINANCE OFFICER

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

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.  If you are interested in joining our team as a finance officer, complete and return the application form and community affiliation form, CVs will not be accepted.

Finance Officer Job Description June 2022

Application Form – FO1 June 2022

Statement of Community Affiliation

Return completed application and community affiliation 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 Compliance Statement (Privacy Notice) Job Applicants to view a copy of our recruitment privacy notice.

CASHIER POST

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’.

We seek to recruit front line staff to work as cashiers responsible for the day-to-day operation of members’ accounts.

Role Summary:                 See job description

Working Pattern:              Tuesday – Friday 9.30am until 5.30pm and Saturday 9.30am until 4.30pm

Salary:                                7 point scale starting at £19,283 (see job description)

The ideal candidate will be committed to achieving high standards and will have:

Essential Criteria:

  • Excellent administration skills with attention to detail.
  • The self-confidence to handle member queries to ensure member needs are met.
  • To provide a friendly and efficient service in delivering the range of financial products and facilities offered by Lurgan Credit Union to its members.
  • Excellent communication skills together with the necessary interpersonal skills for a team environment are essential.
  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths at grade ‘C’ level or above
  • Computer skills including experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both oral and written
  • Recent experience of dealing with customers, face to face, telephone, email and online
  • Experience of handling and being responsible for cash and cheques

Desirable Criteria:

  • It would also be advantageous:
  • To have had previous experience working in a credit union or other financial organisation
  • To have had previous bookkeeping experience or used Sage accounts package
  • To have knowledge and understanding of GDPR legislation

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

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.  If you are interested in joining our team as a cashier, complete and return the application form and community affiliation form, CVs will not be accepted.

Cashier Job Description June 2022 final

FPC3 Application Form June 2022

Statement of Community Affiliation

Return completed application and community affiliation 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 Compliance Statement (Privacy Notice) Job Applicants to view a copy of our recruitment privacy notice.

Rewards and benefits booklet outlines further details about working for Lurgan Credit Union Limited.