Chief Finance Officer
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Practice or Client:
Clúid Housing

The Organisation

Clúid Housing is at the forefront of providing affordable, quality housing in Ireland, with a vision to create communities where everyone has a great place to live. We’re looking for talented individuals passionate about making a tangible impact in people’s lives and eager to contribute to social change.

The Role

Clúid Housing is currently seeking applicants for the role of Chief Financial Officer.

The role of CFO is responsible for providing strategic, financial leadership and oversight of the financial functions within Clúid, ensuring that financial activity supports the organisation’s objectives. The CFO will act as a strategic partner within Clúid, enabling the Corporate Plan while driving financial competence, confident decision making and continuous improvement. They will also have responsibility for the Chief Finance Office teams, which comprise of Finance Operations, Corporate Finance & Treasury, Procurement, Risk & Assurance.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and leading a team of four, the role requires a collaborative approach, with the ability to foster an inclusive workplace, develop teams and build and maintain relationships with Audit and Risk Committee and Board members.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with a continuous improvement ethos, be competent and confident in their decision-making, as well as having a strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. They will be comfortable operating in a changing environment and have proven experience of leading during periods of transition and transformation.

Application and Further Information

For further information and to apply for this role visit

All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Executive Recruitment Team by email to  or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.

Forvis Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of Clúid Housing

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to Clúid Housing

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 6th August 2024 at 12noon.

Clúid Housing is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation.

Qualification Level:
Level 8
Required Experience:

Essential Requirements

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate evidence of:

  • Evidence of a degree in a related discipline and/or relevant professional qualifications
  • Evidence of an accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA)
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated relevant experience in a senior finance role
  • Proven experience in developing Finance Policy and Strategy, with experience of financial control and budget management, as well as corporate finance
  • Experience of advising and presenting at Senior Executive and Board levels
  • Demonstrated understanding of process improvement and change management
  • Experience in performance management and business partnering
  • Proven experience of Value for Money Reporting

Desirable Attributes

The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate evidence of:

  • Experience in property or housing sectors,
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail and the ability to identify solutions
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads and to cope with conflicting demands.
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