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Sector Deep dive – Accountants in Pharma

  In recent years, Ireland has grown to be one of the leading locations for the pharmaceutical industry in Europe. When Leo Laboratories set up a manufacturing operation in 1959 in Dublin they became the first ‘early adapter’ in an industry in Ireland that was primarily focussed on active ingredients and raw materials for export. […]

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Me & My Career: Anne Keogh COO & CFO of Pharmapod LTD

  Engage People speaks to Anne Keogh, recent ACCA President and current COO and CFO of Pharmapod LTD about mentors, motivations and mantras. How did you get into your current career path? Was this what you always wanted to do? Currently, I am COO and CFO with Pharmapod LTD, a software company that champions patient […]


On the up – who is hiring Financial People?

Dublin Financial Services on the rise  KBRA, a US Credit Rating Agency plans on hiring 100 people in Dublin following significant growth in the States.    Luxembourg-based FundRock is the latest fintech funds business to open a Dublin office, aiming to fill 20 positions. The company is looking to build a team of 20 within the […]

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“The Economy is Booming, Where are the Senior Jobs?”

Following up from a piece in 2016, while the economy has continued to improve and with positive expectation on the horizon, there has yet to be an abundance of attractive senior Finance positions. While 2017 has already seen a big lift, there is a still a way to go before there is anything like the […]


Looking for a New Financial Role? 5 Things to Get Right

Remembering back to 2009 and 2010, speaking with Financial Professionals who had been made redundant was tough going – it was very hard to predict how long they may be ‘out of action’ in a challenging market. Fast forward to 2016 and with unemployment dipping under 8% there has been a lot of positive change […]


Building Your Professional Network (to hear about the best jobs first)

  ‘Does anyone know a good person for this job?’   Around the world right now there are a group of people discussing a new job and in several languages the question is asked around the room “Who can recommend someone?”. Are you likely to be in the frame of these jobs?   In many […]


(Becoming) A Senior Financial Professional Who Really Stands Out

  Having had the pleasure of meeting a wide range of Senior Financial Clients and Candidates over the last 15 years I have been lucky to meet some of the very best in Ireland, the UK and Australia. While it would be a sweeping generalisation to categorise, what often stands out the most isn’t just […]