MS Helen Grady

Jt Assistant Lecturer

Contact Details

Lecturer In Accounting and Computer Applications
Institute of Technology
Ash Lane

T: +353 71 9305647


Helen Grady joined the Institute of Technology, Sligo as an Accounting Lecturer in 2010.  She previously held the role of Finance Manager with ANSAmed.  She is currently programme chair for the Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting programme.  She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds an MSc awarded by DCU.  She is currently pursuing a PhD through DCU researching the impact of Big Data on Management Accounting.  She specialises in the development and delivery of modules in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Computer Applications on programmes from L6 to L8 across both School of Business and Social Sciences and School of Engineering and Design.  She lectures to both full time and online students.  Prior to joining IT Sligo she gained over 19 years experience as Finance Manager in the pharmaceutical, retail, wholesale, food, construction and public services sectors.  

Research Interests

  • Management Accounting
  • Enterprise Software
  • Data Analytics
  • Big Data

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Fellow member 01-NOV-93 /


  Committee Function From / To
Business and Social Sciences School Policy Committee Overseeing and implementing the School Plan. 2013 /
Selection, Admissions, Examinations and Standards Committee Member 2010 / 2013


  Employer Position From / To
ANSAmed (now Vention Medical Ireland) Finance Manager 04-JAN-10 / 31-DEC-10
Western Development Commission (WDC) Investment Executive 01-MAY-06 / 30-APR-09


  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2000 DCU MSc Management and Applications of I.T. in Accounting
1993 Fitzwilliam College ACCA Accounting

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Information and Communications Technology for Accountants
  • Accounting and Payroll Software