Robert McNamara, Accountants Division Team Manager, Sage Ireland
The Sage Accountants Roadshows will be taking place in Dublin, Cork and Galway during the first week in February.
With some exciting speakers on board it’s bound to be a fantastic and informative event. Remember, the event qualifies for CPD Hours so with limited spaces available be sure to register today.
Topics Covered In The Roadshows Include;
- Harnessing the Power of Online
- Debt Collection for Accountants and their Clients
- Manage Your Cash Flow with Sage
- Sage Accountants Club
- Ask the questions you’ve always wanted answered by an Economist
For those that can’t attend keep an eye on the Twitter hashtag #futureofaccounting to follow the conversation online.
About the Speakers
Paul Donno, Jacobs Allen Chartered Accountants
Paul has a real passion and understanding of how business works and how best to improve it. It is this expertise, combined with his vast knowledge of Sage Software, Accountancy and CRM Solutions, that gives him the ability to recommend the best infrastructure to clients. A tailor made structure that will help create and support their objectives in the most effective way.
Paul’s aim is to always act as an extension of your organisation, to be a trusted confidante, an experienced mentor, providing guidance and advice in practical realistic terms for all aspects of your business.
Mark Lee, Chairman of Tax Advice Network, Author, Blogger
Mark has been described as “probably the most socially networked accountant in the UK” and “ also probably this country’s leading authority on social networking for accountants.” According to Accountancy Age, Mark is “The most networked accountant in the UK”. He has certainly never been a traditional ‘boring’ accountant even though he spent 30 years in practice. During this century alone he has been a tax partner at BDO in London, Chairman of the ICAEW Tax Faculty and Director of Tax Business Development for a large consultancy. He is also a long-time member of The Magic Circle.
Austin Hughes, Chief Economist, KBC Bank Ireland
Austin Hughes has worked as an Economist for KBC for over 20 years, following stints in the Department of Finance, Central Bank and Bord Fáilte. His focus is on issues affecting the Irish and European economies. He produces a number of closely followed Consumer and Business Sentiment Surveys. He is also a regular contributor to media on economic and financial topics.
Jim Power, Power Economic Limited
Jim Power is owner manager of Jim Power Economics Limited and conducts economic and financial consultancy projects both in Ireland and overseas. He has taught on the Executive and Full-Time MBA at the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin and at Dublin City University. He is currently teaching a Diploma in Economics for Independent Colleges. He is an economic advisor to Friends First Group.
He writes a weekly column in the Irish Examiner and contributes to numerous other newspapers and magazines on an occasional basis. He is a board member of Agri-aware, the food awareness body and is Chairperson of Love Irish Food. His first book ‘Picking up the Pieces’ was published by Blackhall Publishing in November 2009.
John McCarthy, John McCarthy Consulting Ltd.
John set up ‘John McCarthy Consulting Limited’ in 2007 to carry out training courses for professional bodies. In 2009 he expanded the services of the company to do more of what he enjoys best – helping other accountants cope with the complexity of regulation and help make their firms more efficient and profitable. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Irish Taxation Institute.