Ms Michelle GleesonBack
Accounting & Finance
University College Cork
Cork University Business School
Highly driven lecturer and senior manager with 19 years post qualification experience in industry, 10 years in academia (third level and professional education). Experienced mentor and performance manager who enjoys developing students and staff to reach their full potential, while establishing networks internally and externally.
Working in the academic area I provide leadership and direction having designed an IT finance course for lecturers and preparing my students not only for their examinations, but also for their working lives, using my own work experience to complement my lecturing. I have published text books in both taxation and accounting.
Working in industry as financial controller/finance manager, I possess a successful track record as a member of the senior management team who contributed at a strategic level and informed decision-making, while motivating my team in implementing the goals of the organisation. I managed financial resources, budgeting, forecasting, plans and estimates. Excellent time management skills for reporting requirements to a wide range of governing bodies and stakeholders.