Gerard Ryan Director– Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS) Dublin, City Quay +353 (0)1 680 5721

Experience

Gerard works in the Financial Accounting and Advisory Services Group in Grant Thornton, a service line which provides accounting and advisory services to both audit and non-audit clients. 

Sector experience

  • lead large scale statutory reporting projects for large multinational companies;
  • conducted audits of clients presenting their financial statements in US GAAP, IFRS and Irish GAAP;
  • Being responsible for the full review of financial statements including all disclosures and workings to ensure they are in accordance with relevant standards;
  • preparation and completion of the statutory financial statements for one of the largest subsidiaries of Bank of Ireland;
  • managed finance team with day to day financial tasks, including preparing the financial statements and liaising with the auditors in an investment management company;
  • production and review of year end financial statements for global investment funds in accordance with relevant U.S. GAAP and regulatory requirements for a large US Investment Bank;
  • managed the transition from SAP to Oracle for a large Tech company comprising over 60 entities; and
  • assisted a large Irish shipping company in the IPO due diligence process ahead of listing on the NYSE.
Qualifications
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Accountants
  • Honours Bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering from Dublin City University
  • Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma project management techniques.