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Mr. John Maher Chair - Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies

Title:

Lecturer in Accounting

School/ Department:

Business - Accountancy And Economics

Telephone:

+353 0 51302457

Room Name/ Num:

AT131 AT Building

Campus:

Applied Technology Building

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Teaching

Teaching has covered programmes across the Schools of Business, Science, Humanities and Engineering. This has involved delivery at certificate, diploma, degree and postgraduate levels. Modules have dealt with financial management, financial services, insurance, lending, financial regulation, financial accounting,management accounting, auditing, taxation, small business management, innovation and entrepreneurship.Student cohorts consisted of full time students, part time students and executives. 

International students participating in these programmes have come from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France,  Germany, India, Malayasia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Phillipines, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia, UK, and USA, 

Guest lectures have been delivered in Memorial University of Newfoundland, Maynooth University, Rostock University, and University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

Professional

Trained as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers and Lybrand ( now Pricewaterhousecoopers)  in Dublin where experience covered assurance, insolvency, taxation and accounts preparation (1982-88). Completed secondment to St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.

Joined Irish Life Assurance Plc in 1988 and worked in taxation and management accounting areas. Dealt with tax planning and compliance as well as financial and management reporting. Worked with colleagues from IT, surveying, investment, legal, accounting, actuarial, customer service and marketing disciplines. Dealt with Irish , UK, French, German, Dutch, and Belgian tax authorities.

Governance Roles

Academic member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) : 2018 to date.

Current President of Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland. Council Member of the Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland 2013 to date

Board Member of Waterford Credit Union 2007-2014. In that period served as Treasurer 2009-2011 and on Board committees dealing with Strategy, Investments,Remuneration and Nominations.

Member of the Governing Body of Waterford Institute of Technology 2000-2005

Honorary Auditor of the Irish Accounting & Finance Association. 2006-2008

Council Member of the Irish Accounting & Finance Association 1999-2001 and chair in 2001.

Trustee of the Irish Life Staff Profit Sharing Scheme 1993-1995

Secretary of the Coopers & Lybrand National Tax Committee 1987-88