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/CTA
Emer Murphy ACA/CTA
Director Financial Services & 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!

John Lawless
John Lawless
Division Director Industry & Commerce

John graduated from University College Dublin in 1993 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and later went on to complete an MBS in the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining FK International, John was Financial Controller for one of the largest career consulting firms in the United States, and worked in executive search in a boutique financial search firm in San Francisco for a year and a half before returning to Ireland and joining FK International in 2004. John manages a team involved in the recruitment of accounting professionals at all levels within the Industry and Commerce sector.

Ger Buckley
Ger Buckley
Director Front Office, Treasury & Funds

Ger has extensive recruitment and commercial experience with accounting and finance professionals. Ger represents multiple top-tier clients on recruitment assignments across industry and financial services. He previously spent ten years’ in corporate banking and capital markets front line roles, most recently with Wells Fargo. 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!

Neil Brown
Neil Brown
Senior Recruitment Consultant Funds, Operations & Treasury

Neil graduated with a BComm Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Cape Town in 2005.  After moving to Ireland, he joined AIB in 2006 working in lending and credit management in the Business Banking and Enterprise Lending departments.  He then joined Ulster Bank where he managed portfolios in the Global Restructuring Group and Capital Resolution divisions.  Neil is QFA qualified and joined FK International in 2016.

Neil specialises in recruiting for candidates in Funds, Operations and Treasury.