Ciaran has been active in the financial services industry since 2006. He is an Associate Director with KB Associates’ UCITS and AIFMD authorised management company. He advises both large institutional and boutique asset managers on all aspects of the establishment and ongoing operation of a wide variety of fund types. He has extensive experience working with UCITS and alternative investment funds. He also has expertise in the review and audit of financial statements for various investment fund structures, with particular focus on the disclosure requirements of UCITS, AIFMD, IFRS, FRS 102 and US GAAP.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Ciaran was a Senior Manager in the Financial Reporting department of State Street Ireland, responsible for all aspects of client and audit management across a portfolio of hedge and mutual funds. Ciaran also spent time working with the financial services audit practices of Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ciaran holds a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Accounting and Finance, from University of Limerick and is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland.