B. Comm., MBA (Research), CTA (AITI), FCA. [also PgENT, PgDS] (note III).
‘Keen commercial focus, in varied and dynamic environments, with commercial international organisations (and related indigenous / foreign subsidiaries – MNC, PLC, LIC), ‘big 4 practice’, ‘not for profits’, SME’s and Startups.’
Strategically focused, bringing new thinking and innovation, profitability, and growth.’
With 25+ years’ efficacious experience, in Financial Control and Strategic Financial Planning, across a broad range of enterprises, in varied sectors (note I), with many household names (note II).
I help enterprises, who are facing challenges such as:
‘Gaps’ in part-time or short/medium term Finance Director/Financial Controller roles, or specific project roles, in order to achieve strategic milestones.
‘Fixing Finance’ with a pragmatic approach to under-performing finance functions (implementing ‘best in class’ standards, and the identification of opportunities to maximise return on investment, and improving the business model).
‘Fundraising Support’ to grow and scale organisations (from ‘new to market’ financing sources, and traditional sources).
Initial consultation free, to assess your challenges and opportunities, with a view to offering a responsive, dependable, collaborative, ‘value-for-money’ solution, on flexible engagement terms, that suit your requirements.
Note I – Varied Sectors: For example, Consultancy / Private Practice, Energy Efficiency, Education, ‘Not for Profit’, Healthcare, Sales & Marketing, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Distribution, Food, Arts, etc.
Note II – Organisations: I have worked with organisations such as Arthur Andersen (merged into KPMG and Deloitte), Kerry Group (Head Office, and a range of Divisions / Subsidiaries), eircom (Head Office, and a range of Divisions / Subsidiaries), Vodafone Ireland (Various Finance Managerial Positions), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (and related indigenous / foreign subsidiaries), SME’s, Startups, ‘Not for Profits’ and Charities, etc.
Note III – Professional and Academic qualifications:
Primary Professional Qualifications are as a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FCA), and Associate with the Irish Taxation Institute (CTA, AITI), with a primary degree in Business (B. Comm.)
Professional Development includes:
– Masters of Business Administration (MBA), with a predominance towards commercial Strategy in modules and thesis. [Distinction / First Class Honours – First place in class – 80%+]
Postgraduate Degrees with:
– The Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Dublin City University (DCU) (PgENT),
[Distinction / First Class Honours, Level 9], and
– Digital Startups (PgDS) (as part of another Master’s Programme).
Other CPD: Arizona State University, Company Secretarial (CAI), Project Management (PMBOK / Prince), Governance, Refresher courses with CAI and ITI, as part of CPD. Management Courses with the Irish Management Institute (IMI).
‘Not for Profit’ CPD with Fundraising Ireland, Business to Arts/DeVos/’Kennedy Center’, The Wheel, The Arts Council, etc.