Finance & Projects Analyst   

Organisation: North West Hospice Charity CLG

Location: Wine Street  Carpark Sligo (Onsite)

Reporting to: Charity Manager

About North West Hospice:

North West Hospice Charity, a company limited by guarantee and an Irish registered charity no: CHY7983 fundraises on behalf of North West Hospice to complement and enhance the clinical services provided by the Health Service Executive (HSE). Recognised with ‘Triple Lock’ status by the Charities Institute Ireland (CII), a distinction reserved for charities demonstrating the highest standards in transparent reporting, ethical fundraising, and strong governance structures, North West Hospice Charity ensures trust and accountability for donors, members, and the general public.

Dedicated to enhancing the well-being of patients and their families, North West Hospice Charity collaborates closely with medical professionals to identify and address specific needs, focusing on continuous service development and facility enhancement. While the HSE covers core running costs, North West Hospice Charity relies on the generosity of individuals, patients, families, the public, and various organisations through donations and fundraising events to support specialised care needs, acquire equipment, and offer necessary support to patients, staff and families. Ongoing fundraising efforts are vital to enhance services, optimise spaces and environments to ensure the highest standard of care. Funds generated from ongoing initiatives contribute to essential projects directly benefiting patients, reflecting the community’s commitment to providing compassionate care.

Job Description:
North West Hospice Charity is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our team as a Finance & Projects Analyst. This unique role combines financial administration with project management responsibilities. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient management of financial resources while also overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Administration:

  • Manage day-to-day financial operations, including budgeting, bank reconciliations, grant recording, invoicing, and expense tracking.
  • Strong understanding of accountancy principles and practices and ability to prepare financial reports, statements, and forecasts for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the finance team to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Conduct regular audits to assess financial performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Be competent in preparing accounts for audit in a timely manner and assist in preparation for and presentation to the board.

Projects Analyst:

  • Lead the planning and execution of projects in collaboration with internal and external partners.
  • Develop project timelines, budgets, and resource allocation plans to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery.
  • Monitor project progress and address any issues or obstacles that may arise.
  • Communicate project goals, timelines, and outcomes to internal and external stakeholders through written reports, presentations, and meetings.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across departments to integrate new projects.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years in a financial administration or similar role.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to plan, organise, and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Strong analytical, numerical, and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal).and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and financial management software.

Standards of Leadership Required.

  • The individual will be passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic about delivering results while demonstrating a high attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills are essential, they should be highly organised, flexible, are able to work and prioritise under pressure.
  • Experience of demonstrating and succeeding with an entrepreneurial “can do” mindset, the successful person needs to demonstrate that they are highly motivated, pro-active and are results orientated.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including pension.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

How to Apply:

Please submit a CV and cover letter outlining your qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the position titled Finance & Projects Analyst Application to Deadline for applications is Friday the 19th of July 2024,

North West Hospice Charity is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.