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    About the Role

    As a Business and Finance Graduate, you will provide policy advice to support the Government’s social and economic policy objectives. You may be responsible for drafting financial legislation, briefing senior management and ministers on financial policy, monitoring and reporting on financial performance and advising on national and international financial developments.

    To be eligible for this role, you must have a first or second class primary honours degree having taken Business, Economics, Accounting or another financial discipline as a major subject in your final exam. You are also eligible to apply if you are a qualified Accountant and a member of a recognised body of accountants who can demonstrate the competencies for this role.

    Salary:  Approx. €33,053

    Annual Leave:   25 Days

    Location:   Dublin

    Opening Date:   01/10/2021

    Closing Date:   07/10/2021

    Application and Recruitment Process

    Prior to application, please ensure to check that you are eligible to apply for our Graduate Opportunities Campaign. You can do this by reading the eligibility section of the Information Booklet, and by reading the FAQ section below.

    The application and recruitment process will follow the below listed steps. Depending on the number of applications received, the selection process may comprise of a number of other elements also.

    Step One

    Register on publicjobs.ie – please ensure to use your personal email address so we can contact you throughout all stages of the recruitment process.

    Step Two

    Click "Apply now" for Graduate Opportunities in the Civil Service.

    Step Three

    Complete the application form (Web Form) before closing date 3pm on Thursday 7th October, 2021. Please ensure your candidate name, ID, and stream selection is correct before you submit.

    Step Four

    View your completed application in the ‘My Applications’ tab on your publicjobs.ie profile.

    Step Five

    Acknowledgment Receipt – You should receive an acknowledgement within 2 working days from when you submitted your application.

    Step Six

    Stage One - Invitation to Online Assessment and completion of Assessment (Late October).

    Step Seven

    Stage 2 - Invitation to Video Interview & completion of Video Interview (Mid November).

    Step Eight

    Stage 3 - Invitation to Assessment Centre (Zoom) and completion (Early December)

    Information Booklet

    For more in-depth information about the role, please read the Information Booklet prior to applying for this role.

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