Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland are looking for a Payroll & Finance Assistant to fill a permanent position in Dublin.

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Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland provide unique intensive support programmes, using a strengths based, wraparound approach employing community based advocates leading to positive outcomes for young people and families.   

This post offers:

A competitive salary of €31,000 per annum  

20 days annual leave plus an additional day per year service (up to 5 years)

An opportunity to make a difference in your community and society as a whole   

A huge amount of flexibility and work / life balance – YAP Ireland operates a remote / hybrid working policy  

The opportunity to join a growing, dynamic and forward-thinking organisation   

Employer contribution to PRSA   

94% of employees of employees agreed that YAP is an enjoyable place to work (staff opinion survey 2022)

If this is what you are looking for we would like to see you at interview.

Please see the links below for the Job Description and Person Spec: Please use the reference below for the post you are interested in:

Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland provides intensive, needs led support services that work to improve the lives of young people and their families in their community:

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Payroll & Finance Assistant will be part of a Finance Team based in the YAP Head Office in Dublin with Remote/Hybrid working available and will have the opportunity to get exposure to finance, payroll, IT, health and safety and office admin responsibilities.

Essential Criteria:


Experience using Microsoft Excel   

Experience of processing payroll

1+ years’ experience of working in an accounts / financial environment  


An understanding of debits & credits  

Experience with BrightPay, Sage 50 Online and MS Office products

Part-qualified Accountant, Accounts Technician and / or IPASS qualification (or studying towards qualifications)


Download a Job Description and Person Specification here

To apply for this position in line with the Job Description and Person Specification,

Please fill out the Online Application Form here

Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 12th June 2023 at 11PM.

Interviews will take place between 19th June 2023. Please note, if invited to interview you must be available to attend during this time in person in Dublin. Only completed applications will be accepted, CV’s will NOT be accepted.

If you encounter any difficulty, please email info@yapireland.ie


The training and experience gained by Advocates through employment with YAP Ireland has long-term beneficial outcomes for you and your communities.