Riona Lyons

Lecturer (Fixed Term) B.Comm, MACC. ACA, AITI.

Contact Details

Lecturer (Fixed Term)
Accountancy and Finance
School of Busines & Economics
NUI Galway

E: riona.lyons@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Ríona joined NUI, Galway in 2010, having previously worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers in both audit and taxation roles and lectured for the Institute of Technology Sligo.


She is an Associate member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute, holds a Master of Accounting and is currently undertaking doctoral research examining the operation and consequences of management control systems in audit firms.


Ríona lectures in Finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and Accounting and Taxation at undergraduate level in the School of Business & Economics. 

Research Interests

The subject area of Ríona's research is management control systems. Previously Ríona worked as a research assistant on a project in the area of management controls and innovation. Ríona is currently undertaking a PhD examining the operation and consequences management control systems in audit firms.


Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Chartered Accountants Ireland Associate 01-FEB-07 /
Irish Taxation Institute Associate 01-DEC-08 /
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Member /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Institute of Technology, Sligo Assistant Lecturer /
PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit Assistant Manager 01-NOV-04 / 31-OCT-07
PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Consultant 01-NOV-07 / 18-SEP-09
Sherlock Hamilton General Accountant /
Allied Irish Bank Cashier /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2008 Irish Taxation Institute ITI Professional Qualification Taxation
2006 ICAI ACA Professional Qualification Accounting
2004 UCD, Smurfit Graduate School of Business MASTERS DEGREE (LEVEL 9) Accounting
2003 NUI, Galway BACHELOR OF COMMERCE Accounting

Teaching Interests

  1. Business Finance
  2. Taxation
  3. Introductory Accounting

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2011/2012 Higher Diploma in Business Studies AY875 Financial Management II
2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2011/2012 MSc International Management AY590 International Corporate Finance
2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2011/2012 Master of Accounting AY529 Finance
2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2011/2012 Bachelor of Commerce AY314 Business Finance 2
2013/2014 Bachelor of Commerce AY319 Taxation 2
2013/2014 Bachelor of Commerce AY308 Taxation 1
2014/2015, 2013/2014 Higher Diploma in Business Studies AY872 Financial Management 1
2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2011/2012, 2010/2011 Bachelor of Commerce AY208 Business Finance 1
2014/2015, 2013/2014 B Commerce (Accounting) AY120 Accounting
2011/2012, 2010/2011 Bachelor of Commerce AY102 Accounting
2010/2011 Business Information Systems AY104 Introduction to Financial Accounting
2010/2011 B Commerce (Accounting) AY110 Accounting
2010/2011 Business Information Systems AY105 Introduction to Management Accounting