Meet Julie Daly, Finance Manager & IHI Award Nominee
Finance Manager with Trigon Hotels, Julie Daly is a finalist in the ‘Finance Manager of the Year’ category at this year’s Irish Hospitality Institute Hospitality Management Awards which take place on 24th November 2022.
We caught up with Julie to find out more about her hospitality journey in advance of the awards.
How did you begin your career in hospitality?
I spent the first five years of my career in Manufacturing where I qualified as an accountant and needed to gain wider experience – I saw the fast paced well established hospitality industry that is ever changing as a way of developing my career I’ve had many opportunities for growth both personally and professionally and have remained in the sector ever since
What is your favourite thing about your role?
Versatility of being able to do a variety of tasks, no day is the same I enjoy the challenging nature of the Industry, problem solving and analysing data along with being involved in new technologies within the Sector as well as the finance Department and working collaboratively with people to achieve successful outcomes.
What advice would you give to someone who wants to pursue a career in hospitality finance?
They will gain a wide variety of skills in an exciting environment that is constantly changing and plenty of opportunities within the industry
What do you enjoy about working with Trigon Hotels?
I enjoy the people and culture of Trigon and working for a forward thinking company that realises employees are their greatest asset.
Describe your job in three words
Analytical, Planning/reporting and Future Focused.
Best of luck to all our Trigon Hotels nominees at this years IHI Hospitality Management Awards.
- Young Manager of the Year – Edel Kavanagh
- Hotel General Manager of the Year – Roger Russell
- Hospitality Employee of the Year – Sabina Krkic
- Sales & Marketing Manager of the Year – Megan Pardy
- Hospitality Employee of the Year – Catherine O’Mahony
To find out more about a career at Trigon Hotels, click here.