The ACCA fellow, who also qualified with CIMA, is currently one of Ireland’s representatives on the European Union’s Economic and Social Committee. The new president spent most of his career working for the Guinness Ireland Group.
Byrne said: ‘Our priority over the next twelve months is to continue to develop our range of qualifications and support, to ensure that our members and students continue to add value to the strategic direction of businesses to the highest professional standards.’
The institute has also unveiled a new qualification framework, which includes the Certificate in Business Accounting and the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting.
According to Byrne the new framework will reassure employers that CIMA products ‘deliver full service financial management training, from technician level through to post membership.’
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016