Deputy CEO with responsibility for Finance, Risk & Compliance - RTÉ Credit Union

RTÉ CU is an established and successful industrial credit union with over 4500 members and assets in excess of €73m. Situated in the RTÉ campus in Donnybrook, the credit union is providing a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and successful financial institution.
The Deputy CEO will report to the CEO and support the management and operations of the credit union.

Key responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the Finance function and financial control.

  • Preparation of management accounts and regulatory returns (inter alia) such as the Prudential return.  

  • Completion and review of reconciliations of bank accounts, registers and schedules.

  • Administration of the investment portfolio in consultation with the CEO, Investment committee and advisers.

  • Preparation of forecasts and budgets. Assist in the preparation of business cases.

  • Administration of weekly payroll and manage the relationship with tax authorities.  

  • Perform Quarterly loan book reviews.

  • Preparation of reports and minutes for the Board and committees.

  • Prepare for audits and prepare information requests for auditors and regulatory authorities.  

  • As risk officer, effectively manage risk, the risk management framework and risk registers.

  • Ensure appropriate systems and Internal controls are implemented and maintained.  

  • Advise the Board on risk appetite and ensure Board set parameters are maintained.

  • As compliance officer ensure full compliance will legal and regulatory requirements including Central Bank, Anti-Money Laundering, Data Protection and Fitness and Probity regulations.

  • High level lending duties, supervisory duties and policy management.

  • Supporting the CEO in managing day to day operations and delivering the Board approved strategic objectives. Provide cover for the CEO as required.


The successful candidate should have the following:

  • a strong background in financial services.   

  • a thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting standards with membership of a professional accountancy body or extensive experience as a finance professional. 

  • the Qualified Financial Adviser diploma or equivalent Minimum Competency Requirements for Housing Loans.

  • experience in Human Resource Management.

  • a strong member focus with an emphasis on delivery and growth.

  • developed interpersonal, communication and software skills.

  • strong reporting and analytical skills.

Credit Union experience is also desirable.
How to apply:
Applications including CV and cover letter by email addressed to
Closing date for receipt of applications is the 26th of November 2018.
Short listing may apply, and assessment will be done on the basis of the information provided in the application.
RTÉ Credit Union is an equal opportunities employer.