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Courts Service Recruitment

The Courts Service recruits under licence from the Commission for Public Service Appointments and all recruitment competitions are organised in compliance with guidelines set down by that body.

These can be viewed on line at www.cpsa.ie.

The Courts Service will advertise any vacancies with the Public Appointments Service.

The Public Appointments Service has a dedicated website for graduates

Open competition for the position of:

Accountant at Assistant Principal Level in the Courts Funds Office - Courts Service

Job description:

This is a senior management position in the Court Funds Office. The person appointed will be a key member of the management team in the Court Funds Office. This office is responsible for the management of financial transactions generated by the operations of the courts, with a current value of some €2billion. These funds can be broadly broken down between court funds managed and invested on behalf of wards of court and minors and financial transactions relating to the collection of court imposed fines, family law maintenance, bail, etc. 

This position is a challenging role which will require a person with proven ability to deliver quality results, under pressure, in an ever-changing environment.

The successful candidate will require good people management skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines, deal with competing priorities and ensure the operation of a strong internal control environment.

Employing authority:

The Courts Service – under license from the cpsa.ie

Job location:

Smithfield, Dublin 7.

Required qualifications:

Candidates must have:

  • A recognised professional accountancy qualification, (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.)

  • A minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience in an accountancy or finance role.

  • IT experience with one of the leading financial software systems.


Completed CVs must be submitted to careers@courts.ie

Closing date of campaign:

16:00 on the 17th August 2018

Candidate information booklet

The Courts Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.





Human Resources Directorate
The Courts Service, 15/24 Phoenix Street North, Smithfield, Dublin 7.
Phone: +353 1 888 6095
Fax: +353 1 888 6090
Email: careers@courts.ie

Updated: 31 July 2018