Experience

  • Chief Financial Officer

    at Diona

    July 2013 - at Present

    Leinster

    • FCCA qualified accountant with 20 years’ experience in Software / IT Sector • Detailed knowledge of SaaS and Software Accounting • Proven track record of securing funding and working capital • Experience in reporting to Shareholders and Boards • Finance experience in multiple jurisdictions, including North America, EMEA, Asia and India • Recognised as a leading CFO in 2016 by Business and Finance • BA (Hons) Geography, Liverpool John Moore’s University (1994-97) • Loughborough Grammar (1989-94) • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work across departmental and organisational lines • Strong decision making, management and team leading skills to plan for and implement short, medium and long terms goals • Detailed experience in Financial Reporting and Direct / Indirect Tax • Consolidation experience, including multi-currency aspects • Transfer pricing planning and implementation across multiple geographies

  • Financial Controller

    at Curam

    August 2002 - June 2013

    Leinster

    Financial Controller - Global Software business $100m revenue and +700 employee - acquired by IBM in 2011 • Group Tax Planning • Responsible for financial reporting activities including all Statutory, Regulatory, Board and Management Accounts • Project Accounting Implementation Lead • Group cash-flow planning

Education

  • FCCA

    at Dublin ACCA

    2003 - 2007 (4 years)

  • BA Hons Geography

    at Liverpool John Moore’s University

    1994 - 1997 (3 years)

Languages

  • English Native

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