Welcome to the member directory – full members section
Search the profiles of thirty plus full members of CAIM, each with deep sectoral and functional experience and knowledge.
Select an expert by Industry / Sector, Role / Function, or search by name or subject. Then contact the member by private email or phone. Alternatively, contact one of the six coordinators who will assist in finding a preferred member.
Full members can be available on either an interim or part-time basis.
I help organisations with Financial control, corporate governance compliance and business process redesign
function effectively and profitably.
Penelope Kenny is an executive and CFO, she specialises in Financial control, corporate governance, business transformation and change management. Penelope has over 20 years experience as a Financial controller and management consultant to listed companies and public sector organisations. She has held an extensive range of key positions in the financial services industry. She has recently been appointed to two large state Boards. She is outgoing Board member, Treasurer, and Head of the Finance and Audit committee of a large Housing Association, with assets of over 600M. She is a member of the Institute of Directors. She holds a recent Masters Degree in Cultural Policy and Arts management from University College Dublin in December 2014 her book on Corporate Governance was published by the Chartered Accountants Ireland.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, Penelope was a Council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants – the governing and strategy body for all Irish Chartered accountants. She has been Chairman of the Leinster Society of Chartered Accountants, a body of over 6000 members; Ms Kenny has direct experience in Financial services, Banking, Chartered accounting and Management consulting.
I help businesses (particularly those with foreign owners) get established, and navigate their way around the Irish taxation system. I have particular experience in trading activities outside Ireland.
Business start-ups usually require an initial period of intensive day to day management and I take a very ‘hands on’ role. Once the business is established the owners may wish to retain my involvement, but as a non-executive director.
Experienced in leading start-ups for multinational subsidiaries seeking to manage foreign trading from Ireland. Particular expertise in ensuring that such companies pay Irish tax at the 12.5% rate and do not become exposed to paying higher taxes, either in Ireland or in other trading jurisdictions. Knowledge of VAT rules for foreign trading. Direct involvement in trading procedures with ‘2nd world’ countries and ex-Soviet Union countries.
Chartered Accountant (KPMG trained) with previous experience of sales, operations, logistics & shipping, people management, company secretarial as well as financial control and reporting.
Diploma in Corporate Governance from UCD, with experience of board reporting.
20 years experience as General Manager / CEO / Executive Director mainly with trading companies (buying & selling business to business)
Outsourced CFO/Finance Director Services
Providing outsourced CFO/Finance Director services on a part time basis to ambitious companies looking to grow while remaining in control. I work with the senior management team/directors to develop strategic plans and make decisions based on a thorough understanding of the business. The work often involves some element of fundraising to support growth plans.
I work with the finance function to improve to best in class standard by proving direct training, mentoring and running internal workshops.
I am Chartered Accountant, with a Business Degree from UCD with a wealth of experience in large, medium sized and small organisations.
Smart-21 is dedicated to helping you succeed at work & business whether as an ambitious individual or forward thinking small to medium business.
Our aim in working with you is to:
Give you more time to focus on developing your business
Make your business more efficient
Make your business more profitable.
We offer the following to SME owners:
Taking a holistic view of your business to identify opportunities for growth, performance improvement & development.
BUSINESS SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
Helping you develop, enhance or renew your financial & management systems leading to the smooth running of & effective information about your business.
BUSINESS SKILLS COACHING
Working with you to develop your business, management, financial & soft-skills.
Helping you tell your story to enhance your business profile.
A Chartered Accountant I also have a Diploma in Management from the Irish Management Institute. I am an accredited Greenbelt in Lean Six Sigma. My degree is in Economics from Trinity College Dublin. In addition, I was involved with the Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society Committee, serving as Chairman.
I help businesses to plan and implement change, to restructure and reframe, enabling the business to be more efficient, profitable and adaptable to prevailing economic conditions. I do this by consultation and collaboration with all stakeholders, devising a plan that is agreeable and then implementing that plan through communication and action.
I have carried out restructure and turnaround projects in the hospitality, insurance and professional services sectors. I have undertaken and completed projects for Grant Thornton, RGP (formally Resources Global Professionals), kavanaghfennell (now part of Deloitte) and Focus Consulting.
CAIM is a co-operative network of independent Chartered Accountants helping enterprises and business fill interim roles from FD to CEO or General Manager, manage fundraising projects or offer advice on matters of corporate governance. Are you a CEO or Board Chairman with: * an unplanned senior staffing shortfall, * mission critical issues to resolve or * you need to assess an unexpected opportunity? If yes, then See Members Bios and choose a specialist.
Chartered Accountant Interim Managers
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