Caitriona Allis appointed head of ACCA Ireland

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) announces today that Caitriona Allis has been appointed as the new Head of ACCA Ireland.

Caitriona joined ACCA on 11 September and is now responsible for the strategic development of the professional body in Ireland, including building ACCA’s brand presence. Her role also has a strong focus on supporting ACCA students and its growing member base.

Caitriona joins ACCA from Mazars where she was the head of business development and marketing. She has also worked as an auditor with PwC. Caitriona is a graduate of University College Dublin.

Julie Hotchkiss, director ACCA Europe and Americas says: ‘It’s great to welcome Caitriona to ACCA. She brings a wealth of experience to the role, and a deep understanding of what it means to be a practising accountant, or indeed a student studying for their Qualification.’

Caitriona Allis comments: ‘ACCA has a powerful global presence and our members are among the world’s most sought-after finance professionals. I’m proud to lead ACCA’s strategic operations in Ireland, alongside a dedicated and talented team. I look forward to working closely with our stakeholders, including our students, members, employers, learning providers, schools, universities and local government to develop the accounting profession and grow the talent pipeline to support Ireland’s economy.’

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About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

ACCA supports its 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 104 offices and centres and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

ACCA is currently introducing major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. More information is here: www.accaglobal.com

"It’s great to welcome Caitriona to ACCA. She brings a wealth of experience to the role, and a deep understanding of what it means to be a practising accountant, or indeed a student studying for their Qualification"

Julie Hotchkiss - director ACCA Europe and Americas