Accountancy Showcase Big Success.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 16:15

The annual Maynooth University Accountancy Showcase took place on Tuesday October 6th 2015 in the Iontas Building, Maynooth University. All the leading professional firms including PWC, EY,KPMG and Deloitte attended as well as Hedgeserv, Kerry, Glanbia and IFS.

This was a tremendous opportunity for the students to learn more about a career in Accountancy whilst also showcasing Maynooth University students to the Accounting profession. There are presently over 500 students studying accounting through the BA Accounting & Finance degree, the BBS Business & Accounting degree, the BCL Law & Accounting degree and through the Arts programme  at undergraduate level or completing either an MA in Accounting or a Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting at postgraduate level.

As usual, the accounting academic prizes were presented by representatives of the awarding firms in a ceremony at the event :

The 1st year KPMG accounting prize was presented to David Moylan.

In 2nd year there were four prizes awarded: Sean Brady was presented with three prizes; the EY prize for top accounting student on the BA A&F, the CIMA prize for Management Accounting and  the Chartered Accountant's Leinster Society prize for taxation. Wanyun Yang was awarded the Mazars prize for Financial Accounting.

There were two prizes in 3rd year. The PWC prize was presented to Doireann Manning and the Chartered Accountant's Leinster Society prize for Ethics was presented to Juliana Ajewole.  

In addition a number of prizes were presented at postgraduate level:

Niamh Kelly won the KPMG prize for 1st place on the MA in Accounting and the IFS prize for best thesis on the MA in Accounting while Clare Cryan was presented with the Deloitte prize for the top student on the Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting .

The Department would like to congratulate all those who received prizes on the day.

Photos from the day are available here.