Barbara Friel

Company: Letterkenny Credit Union
Role: Loans Officer

Year you completed accounting technician year 2 exams.

Summer 2015

Name of current employer and your position in the company. (June 2017)

Letterkenny Credit Union: Loans Officer
High Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.

I have recently taken my two remaining CAP 1 exams with Chartered Accountants Ireland, having attained three exemptions based on my Accounting Technician qualification.

Work experience/educational history prior to accounting technician course.

I previously studied business in LYIT gaining a National Certificate in Business. Following this I worked in Retail Management and Administration.

Examples of skills provided by accounting technician course that has helped you in your current role.

  • IAS Sage accounts
  • Law and ethics module
  • Personal tax assessment

Summary description of your experience of accounting technician course.

The Accounting Technician course gave me the perfect opportunity to pursue my studies in finance. The course was presented and managed well with excellent delivery of material. It has really benefited my career progression.

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