February Employee Spotlight: Amy Sheeran

Name: Amy Sheeran

Title: Accounting Consultant

Hometown: Dublin, Ireland

What did you study?:

Accounting and finance at DCU.

If you could travel to one city where would you go and why?: 

 I’d love to go to the Maldives, for obvious reasons (beaches, etc.)

What did you want to be when you were a child?:

I wanted to work in a pharmacy because my mom worked in one.

What activity do you like to do in your spare time?:

Socializing, and hiking during the summer time.

What book are you reading/ show are you watching right now?:

I’m watching something called Dublin Murders.

Who is your inspiration?:

My dad, because he’s a hard worker.

What is your favourite thing to do in Vancouver?:

Anything outdoorsy!

If you could have coffee with one person, alive or dead, who would it be and why?: 

My great nana, because I miss her.

What subject was your favourite subject in school?:

Accounting! I studied it in high school, but I didn’t like maths.

Can you explain quickly what your job is all about?:

I handle monthly bookkeeping and finance management.

What do you love about your job?:

I love the people and the culture.

What tip could you give to small business owners to reach success?:

Don’t get bogged down in the little things, and planning is important.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?:

Learn to speak Spanish.

Guilty pleasure?:

A glass of wine!

What do you like the most about working with startups and small businesses?:

I get to do something different every day, and they are very inspirational.

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