Aodhdin Casey

School of Business

Lecturer

Rhetoric Annex
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(01) 708 3546

Biography

Aodhdín Casey a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.  Her practice experience ranges from small (for the duration of her articles) to Big 4 (KPMG post qualification).  She also has extensive industry experience in an Irish subsidiary of a large multi-national software provider. Aodhdín was responsible for all Irish trading entities in a controller capacity, with statutory roles including Director and Company Secretary for all Irish entities. She joined Maynooth as a lecturer in 2008 while continuing to work in industry and lectures in management accounting, financial accounting and financial management. Since becoming a full-time member of staff in Maynooth University she has pursued her research interest in the changing nature of service provision within accountancy practices. Aodhdín is currently undertaking her PhD at Dublin City University, under the supervision of Dr Ruth Mattimoe and Dr Bríd Murphy (DCU), and Prof Joan Ballantine (Ulster University).

Research Interests

Aodhdín is interested in the changing nature of service provision in accountancy firms. In particular, how firms are dealing with ongoing disruption and adaptation in response to advances in technology and regulation, together with changes in client behaviour and in the nature of competition. Aodhdín is currently undertaking her PhD at Dublin City University, under the supervision of Dr Ruth Mattimoe and Dr Bríd Murphy (DCU), and Prof Joan Ballantine (Ulster University).

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2022 An institutional perspective on how Small and Medium Accountancy Practices (SMPs) are dealing with challenges to their business models.
Casey, A. (2022) An institutional perspective on how Small and Medium Accountancy Practices (SMPs) are dealing with challenges to their business models. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting and Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Maynooth University [Details]
2021 What are the challenges faced by the small and medium accountancy practices (SMP) and how do these affect the business model?.
Casey, A. (2021) What are the challenges faced by the small and medium accountancy practices (SMP) and how do these affect the business model?. [Oral Presentation], Ghent University and Ulster University PhD Workshop, Virtual presentation , 15-NOV-21 - 15-NOV-21 [Details]
2020 What are the challenges faced by the small and medium accountancy practices (SMP) and how do these affect the business model?.
Casey, A. (2020) What are the challenges faced by the small and medium accountancy practices (SMP) and how do these affect the business model?. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting and Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Virtual presentation [Details]
2020 The use of e-learning resources as a revision aid for repeat undergraduate students.
Casey, A. (2020) The use of e-learning resources as a revision aid for repeat undergraduate students. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting and Finance Association Teaching and Learning Day, Virtual presentation [Details]
2019 How does regulatory change affect the small and medium accounting practice business model?.
Casey, A. (2019) How does regulatory change affect the small and medium accounting practice business model?. [Oral Presentation], Dublin City University Business School Doctoral Colloquium, Dublin City University [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2022 European Accounting Association PhD Forum Scholarship Irish Accounting and Finance Association
2022 IAFA Doctoral Funding Competition Award Irish Accounting and Finance Association and Chartered Accountants Ireland Educational Trust
2019 Teaching and Learning Fellowship Award Maynooth University
2017 Irish Accountancy Awards Professional Accountancy Bodies and Industry Affiliates

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland Fellow 20-NOV-96 /
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Member 01-JAN-15 /
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Council Member 01-JUN-15 / 31-MAY-19

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Maynooth University Lecturer in Accounitng 01-SEP-08 /
Misys Ireland Ltd Director / Company Secretary / Financial Controller / Finance Manager 01-JAN-96 / 31-OCT-14
KPMG Audit Senior 01-JAN-96 / 31-DEC-98
Patrick C Horan and Co. Duration of Articles 01-JAN-92 / 01-NOV-96

Outreach Activities

  Description

Transition Year Video Competition (2020 to date) Building on the relationship established with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland and our feeder schools, while maintaining Maynooth University's tradition of connecting with second level students, Aodhdín conceived and received approval to run an intra-school video competition for transition year students. The competition which has become an annual event, is run in collaboration with the Maynooth University’s Admissions Department.

Junior Certificate Business Studies Awards (2015 to 2020) Aodhdín's proposal to run the event, received University approval in 2015. The intra-department (Law, Economics and Admissions) collaboration, in association with Business Teachers Association of Ireland, celebrates contribution to teaching and promotion of excellence in Business Studies.

Other Activities

  Description

South East Technological University - External examiner on their accounting programmes (2021/2022 to date)

Accounting Technicians Ireland - External examiner (2012/13 to date)

Teaching Interests

Final Year Undergraduate Accounting Programme's Director - 2015- to 2020

Aodhdín lecturers at both undergraduate and post graduate level.

Current modules coordinated at Maynooth University: 

AC205 Management and Cost Accounting;
AC311 Advanced Management Accounting. 

Previously coordinated modules: 

AC503 Finance for Accountants.
AC211 Management Accounting for Non-Accountants;
AC261 Business Aspects of Accounting;


External Collaborators

  Name Role / Description Country
Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland Outreach IRELAND