Bernard Kennedy

Bernard Kennedy

Accountant and Operations Manager
 

Currently employed at Arm In Clothing Europe Ltd

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Experiences

Finance and Operations Director

At Arm In Clothing Europe Ltd

From April 2019 to Present
 

Country Manager

At ZYTO Ireland Ltd

From June 2016 to March 2018
 

Operations Manager

At ZYTO Ireland Ltd

From June 2016 to March 2018
ZYTO Ireland Ltd Operations Manager ZYTO Ireland is the Irish subsidiary of Utah based ZYTO Corp. We handle the fulfilment, operations and sales for ZYTO outside of North America. I was the only employee in Ireland, working with 3 sales people, one based in the UK, one in Slovakia and one in...
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Financial Controller

At Conglom International Ltd

From January 2015 to May 2016
Conglom buys food packaging and lighting from China into the UK, Spain, Australia, and the Orient. The Irish office provides the Administration function. I was the second employee in this office, and it now has 4. There were 7 people in the company when I joined, now there are 14. My role covers...
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Financial Controller and Projects

At Conglom International Ltd

From January 2015 to May 2016
 

Consultant

At Minerva Financial Control

From October 2010 to December 2014
(setting up accounts/payroll systems and preparing Business Plans for start ups/SMEs) Responsibilities * Setting up accounts and payroll systems for start ups and small businesses in Ireland Results / Contributions * Worked with companies in jewellery, publishing, supply of Paramedics...
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Contracting

At Minerva Financial Control

From October 2010 to December 2014
 

Financial Controller

At TICo Group Limited

From October 2002 to October 2010
(High volume data management and fulfilment, printing and packing company, PR, advertising) Financial Controller Responsibilities * Responsible for the production of monthly and annual accounts. Protection of the assets of the company, recording and minimisation of company liabilities....
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Financial Controller

At TICo Group

From October 2002 to October 2010
 

Director of NewAddress

At BASF Ireland Limited

From August 1990 to June 2002
ie Ltd, an internet change of address service (Irish subsidiary of the German Chemical & Pharma Company, including tapes, CDs and Vitamins) Assistant Accountant - Management Accountant - Manager F&A and Logistics Responsibilities * Responsible for producing the monthly and annual...
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Accountants Assistant

At MasterFoods IReland Ltd

From October 1986 to August 1990
 

importer

At MasterFoods

From August 1986 to August 1990
distributer of confectionery, petfood and rice) Assistant Accountant Responsibilities * Responsible for analysing the margins on 150 product lines, especially relation to rebates/LTAs. Achievements/ Results * Set up a report for analysing the products * Set up a report to break...
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University College Dublin, Dublin

Bachelor of Commerce, Enterprise Development, Finance, International Marketing

From October 1982 to June 1986
 

Terenure College, Dublin

State exams, Secondary Education

From September 1976 to June 1982
Secondary School
 

Skills

 
  • Cereal Bars
  • Confectionery
  • Food Packaging
  • High volume data management
  • Information Security > Data Protection
  • Margin Analysis
  • Payroll
  • Pet Food
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