EisnerAmper Ireland | Credit Unions | Financial Services | EisnerAmper Ireland Ireland

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Credit Unions

EisnerAmper Ireland’s experience in the Credit Union sector includes having advised and reviewed in excess of 200 Credit Unions, auditing some of the largest Credit Unions in the State and advising on multiple large-scale Credit Union mergers.  Our dedicated Credit Union team provides the following services:

  • Statutory audit;
  • Internal audit;
  • Asset reviews (loan book, investments, fixed assets);
  • Governance and internal controls reviews;
  • Merger due diligence reviews;
  • Professional training services to CU Boards and Heads of Finance;
  • Business case preparation;
  • Review of financial projections for combined entities;
  • Project managing transfers of engagements;
  • Restructuring services;
  • Regulatory compliance reviews; and
  • Oversight roles.


Our technical and industry representation includes Diarmaid O’Keeffe’s appointment to the Credit Union Advisory Committee (CUAC) in 2018 by the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform. CUAC advises the Minister regarding the improvement of the management of credit unions; the protection of the interests of members and creditors of credit unions; and other matters relating to credit unions upon which the Minister and the Central Bank of Ireland may from time to time seek the advice of the Committee.

Additional experience includes lecturing for CUMA and Chartered Accountants Ireland, Chairing the committee to re-write “PN27 (I) the audit of credit unions in the Republic of Ireland” and our appointments to multiple advisory panels with the Central Bank of Ireland and the Department of Finance.

If you would like to learn more about our services to Credit Unions, please contact Diarmaid O’Keeffe.

Diarmaid O'Keeffe

Head of Audit Partner

Diarmaid is a Partner & Head of the Firm’s Financial Services department and member of the Credit Union Advisory Committee (CUAC). Diarmaid provides audit and assurance services to the firm’s domestic and international Financial Services clients, including aircraft leasing vehicles, mortgage backed securitisation vehicles, collateralised debt investment vehicles and pension funds.  Diarmaid also leads the provision of the Firm’s advisory services to Irish and international retail banks. Diarmaid works with the Firm’s corporate clients on pension’s compliance, financial reporting, risk management, internal and external audit and regulatory matters. As Partner on engagements with both the Central Bank of Ireland and the National Asset Management Agency (“NAMA”), Diarmaid has extensive experience undertaking multiple asset, governance, due diligence and business plan reviews.

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Carmanhall Road
Dublin, D18 CA22

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