Ms. Mary Barrett Dip.B.A, ACCA, M.B.S.
Mary joined NUI, Galway in 2004, having previously trained as a professional accountant with PWC and lectured for BPP Professional Education and University College Cork.
She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, holds a Master of Business Studies in Corporate Finance and Accounting and is currently undertaking doctoral research examining how management accounting systems evolve and develop in SMEs.
Mary lectures in Financial Accounting at both
undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the School of Business &
Mary has a particular interest in career
mentoring and has organised a number of events in recent times facilitating
one-to-one meetings between undergraduate students and senior level
professionals to discuss career opportunities and plans.
Kelly, T. and Barrett, M. (2011) The Leading Causes and Potential Consequences of Occupational Stress - A Study of Irish Trainee Accountants. Irish Accounting Review, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 31-55.
Mary is particularly interested in all aspects of accounting in SMEs.
Previous research undertaken by Mary examined the demand for non-compliance
services in SMEs and potential barriers to uptake of these services. Recently, she has undertaken research with Gearóid O'Fátharta on the demand for voluntary audit in SMEs.
Currently, Mary is examining the process of evolution and development of management accounting systems in SMEs.
In addition, Mary has jointly undertaken research with Teresa Kelly on the
leading causes and potential consequences of stress amongst Irish trainee
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Kelly, T. and Barrett, M. (2011) 'The Leading Causes and Potential Consequences of Occupational Stress - A Study of Irish Trainee Accountants'. Irish Accounting Review, . [Details]|
|Doran, M. (2006) 'Bean Counter or Business Adviser? An Exploratory Study of Changing Times for the Accounting Practitioner in Ireland'. Irish Accounting Review, 13 (1):23-46. [Details]|
|Doran, M. (2004) 'Value Added Services? Is that what our clients really want?' Accountancy Plus 1 (1) :*-*. [Details]|
|Doran, M. (2004) 'Client Relationships' Accountancy Ireland 36 (1) :*-*. [Details]|
|Association: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Function/Role: Fellow member|
| Development of partnerships between J. E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics and a number of international employers via career mentoring and programme developments on B. Comm (Accounting).
Accenture, IBM, SAP, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, KPMG, PWC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Mazars etc.
| Financial Accounting