Co-operative Housing Ireland - Head of Finance







Co-operative Housing Ireland


Co-operative Housing Ireland (CHI) is the national federation for the co-operative housing movement. Founded in 1973, CHI has supported the provision of homes across the country and promoted the development of affiliated local co-operative societies across Ireland. CHI is currently responsible for the management of more than 2,300 homes and has ambitious expansion plans for the years to 2020. Growth is a key strategic priority for Co-operative Housing Ireland over the next 5 years with a targeted 20% year-on-year growth.


In 2017 CHI had a turnover of €15.3 million. As the organisation continues to grow in scale, it is important to maintain its financial stability. CHI is seeking to appoint a new Head of Finance.


Head of Finance

The Head of Finance will support the delivery of co-operative housing and community services by providing strategic direction, leadership and management to CHI in the areas of financial control and strategic business planning. The successful candidate will lead and manage the Finance Department, report to the CEO and be a key member of the Executive Management Team. The role will provide innovative and forward looking financial and business advice to the CHI’s Executive Management Team.  The role will focus on the day-to-day management of the finance department and will identify and manage areas of financial and business risk, ensuring that at all times, CHI is compliant, efficient, commercial and member-oriented. 


CHI is seeking a determined and motivated leader to direct financial operations within the organisation. Applicants must be qualified accountants possessing ACCA, CIMA, or ACA certification. Finance professionals with experience acquired in the not-for-profit, private or public sector are welcome. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the organisation’s purpose and will continually act in the best interests of CHI.


If you are a driven individual looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity that will help to make a difference to the lives of CHI’s members, then contact Michael Walsh in strictest confidence at or call direct on +353-1-234-3131.


The closing date for applications is the 5th of October.   


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