An Administrative Officer (Business/Finance) may be involved in assessing and advising on national and international financial developments and providing policy advice designed to support the Government’s social and economic policy objectives. An AO may be required to advise and brief senior management and Ministers on financial and business policies and contribute to the drafting, and passage through the Oireachtas, of legislation concerning financial issues.

An AO may also be involved in monitoring and reporting on the financial performance of individual financial institutions and providing support and advice on their area of responsibilities including: preparation of financial models, risk analysis and developing appropriate methodologies.

A panel will be formed from which vacancies may be filled in Dublin.

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  • Rabeea
    Meet Rabeea
    Rabeea tells us about their job as an Administrative Officer in the Department of Finance including working on policy formulation and analysis and research and some of the factors that motivated them to apply for their role and what surprised them the most.

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  • James
    Meet James
    James tells us about their role as an Administrative Officer in the Economics Division in the Department of Finance and how the training courses available allowed them to enhance their knowledge and skills.

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  • Máire
    Meet Máire
    Máire gives us insight into their career as an Administrative Officer in the Department of Finance. From Originally working in the Financial Stability section to now working in the Central Bank Policy Section of the Department, Máire shares how being fluent in the Irish Language has been a benefit in their role.

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  • Nigel
    Meet Nigel
    Nigel Shares how his interest in policy making led him to the position of Administrative Officer in the Department of Finance and how they have been afforded endless opportunities to develop their skills and competencies through specific job training and formal advanced education.

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  • Seán
    Meet Sean
    Seán tells us about his exciting role as an Administrative Officer in the Tax Division of the Department of Finance. Sean has been involved in several tasks, including the preparation of briefing for the Minister of Finance as part of Finance Bill 2023 and working on the Department’s Tax Expenditure reporting.

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