DCU Business School Alumni are to hold the first in a series of half day workshop for graduates working in Finance and Accounting roles. The event will take place on the 8th October 2015 from 9.00am to 12.30pm in DCU.

The workshop will be delivered by three DCU Business School graduates who are in senior positions in BDO: Derek Henry (MBS Accounting 2002, BA Accounting & Finance 2001) who is Partner – Head of R&D Tax Services; Sinead Heaney (BA Accounting & Finance 1998) who is Partner in Charge Corporate Investment and Gavin Smyth (BBS 1998) who is Audit Director.

DCU Business School graduates who are members of the professional accounting bodies will be able to include attendance at this workshop as part of their portfolio when applying for CPD points. A certificate of attendance will be available on the day to all participants.

Sponsored by Lincoln Recruitment, this event is open only to DCU Business School graduates and current Master’s students, and there will be no charge.

The agenda for the day is:

Accounting and Tax for Innovation – Derek Henry 

a)      Overview of the R&D Tax Credits Regime

b)      Accounting for R&D Tax Credits

c)       Update on the KDB

Funding – Sinead Heaney 

a)      Overview of the Development Capital Fund 

b)      Overview of EIIS tax efficient saving (old BES) 

c)       Getting you company investment ready 

Accounting and Company Law matters – Gavin Smyth 

a)      Overview of FRS102 and key reminders ahead of transition

b)      Companies Act 2014 – financial statement impact


Graduates can register via Eventbrite here.