Marcus Kelly FCA
Marcus Kelly FCA
Managing Director Executive Search

Marcus graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (1988) and a Masters of Business Studies (1989). He then joined Arthur Andersen where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He spent five years with the firm before leaving in 1995, to enter the search industry as a specialist financial recruiter. Marcus set up FK International in 1998 and bought the domain name to www.recentlyqualified.com in the early 2000’s. While Marcus doesn’t recruit directly at this level we felt we couldn’t leave the boss out!!! 

Emer Murphy ACA/AITI
Emer Murphy ACA/AITI
Director Tax

Emer specialises in recruiting for Recently Qualified accountants in Taxation, where she utilises her in-depth knowledge of the Irish recruitment market together with her professional training and background in Tax. Emer gained a BA (Accounting & Finance) and a MBS (Accounting) from Dublin City University before training and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Consultant with KPMG. Post qualification she worked as Taxation Manager with two leading Irish companies before joining FK International in 2006. Emer is one of the most efficient people in the office and gets through a remarkable amount of work in the time allowed. Emer’s planning and organisational skills are recognised “globally”, the same can’t be said for her choice of venues at lunchtime!

Niall O’Kelly ACA
Niall O’Kelly ACA
Director Industry & Corporate Finance

Niall specialises in recruiting for Recently Qualified accountants in Industry and Corporate Finance. Niall graduated with a BComm (Hons) from University College Dublin before joining PwC where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009. Prior to joining FK International, Niall had roles as a credit analyst with a large financial institution and in financial reporting within the Investment Management industry. Niall has been with FK International for 5 years and has an unrivalled track record in the market of keeping candidates and clients equally happy – however keeping his colleagues happy may need some work…!

Ger Buckley
Ger Buckley
Recruitment Manager Front Office & Treasury

Ger specialises in recruiting Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Treasury and Corporate Banking roles. He graduated from University College Dublin in 2006 with a B (agr) Sc (1st Hons) in Agribusiness. He joined the graduate development programme in Anglo Irish Bank in 2006 working in commercial and corporate lending before joining Allied Irish Bank as a Corporate Banking Relationship Manager. Before joining FK International in 2015 his most recent role was with Wells Fargo as a Senior Portfolio Manager in Global Banking, managing credit and M&A relationships with top-tier European Corporates.  His colleagues get great satisfaction when his beloved Kerry get beaten and tend to give him some grief over the decibel level of his phone voice!

Mark Baker ACA
Mark Baker ACA
Senior Recruitment Consultant Financial Services & Practice

Mark specialises in recruiting for Recently Qualified accountants in Financial Services and Practice. Mark graduated with BA (Hons) from University College Dublin before completing a Professional Diploma in Accounting in Dublin City University. He then joined Deloitte where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining FK International, he worked in the portfolio & relationship management area of a large financial institution in the Banking sector. While Mark may not be in recruitment long, with his strong background in finance he hasn’t wasted any time ruffling a few feathers in the industry. Mark isn’t just a pretty face either and is actually a well renowned artist, and was the creative genius behind our caricatures!