Head of Ethics & Governance

13 January 2017
27 January 2017
Position / level
Department Head
Contract Type
Full Time

With over 25,000 members and 5,000 students, Chartered Accountants Ireland (the Institute) is the largest and longest established professional accountancy body. Chartered Accountants Ireland works to ensure that there are professional accountants with the integrity, skills, expertise and judgement necessary to support the economy and society.

The Institute’s strategic plan aims to strengthen its position by continuing to attract the brightest and best to ensure that Chartered Accountants Ireland is both relevant to members and is an articulate voice for the profession.

In support of this strategy, the Institute now seeks to appoint the following key role:


The successful candidate will lead the Institute’s efforts in one of its key strategic objectives to promote continuous improvement in ethical and governance behaviours and to become a leading voice on ethics.

This is a senior position, requiring an individual who can demonstrate practical experience and thought leadership on issues related to both business ethics and governance. They will work collaboratively with key
stakeholders, including colleagues, to embed these topics across the Institute’s operations. As the Institute’s Ethics & Governance function is a recently commenced initiative, candidates should be able to demonstrate the motivation and ability to be a selfstarter, as well as being at the forefront of emerging technical issues and developments in business ethics 
and governance.

The role reports to the Director of Representation & Technical Policy.

A full job description and further information are available from or click APPLY.

Dawn Leane, Director of People and Resources
Chartered Accountants Ireland
Chartered Accountants House
47-49 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Telephone: + 353 (01) 637 7342

Applications by close of business Friday 27th January 2017.