For our inaugural episode we chat with Frank O'Keeffe (Head of Assurance - EY Ireland) about the Future of Finance and what graduates can expect in their career as Digital changes the role of the accountant.

Derarca Dennis (Partner and Leader of Financial Accounting Advisory Services - EY Ireland) joins Rob in the studio to discuss intangible assets and their impact on financial reporting.

Lorraine McCann (Senior Manager, Sustainability Services - EY Ireland) talks to Oisín around the question "What is sustainability?".

For our 4th Episode Ian Collins (Partner and Head of R&D Tax Services – EY Ireland) sits down with Rob to discuss some specific questions asked by our partner colleges on the subject of Ireland’s corporate tax regime.

For our 5th Episode and in celebration of International Women’s Day, Olivia McEvoy (Director of Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Service @EY Ireland) sits down with Rob and Oisin to discuss the trending topic of Diversity & Inclusion. With input from our academic partners, they touch upon the importance of gender parity, the push for equality and its relevance to a firm’s bottom line.

We bring you the 6th episode of the EY Academy Podcast and it’s all about accounting for mergers and acquisitions. This week Rob is joined by Simon MacAllister (Partner – Transaction Advisory Services) and Karl Byrne (Senior Manager - Transaction Advisory Services). Through input from our academic partners, they discuss what mergers and acquisitions is all about, the current trends in M&A and offer up plenty of advice for students thinking of going into this space.