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Welcome to Buckley Kiely

  • Why?
  • Mission Statement
  • Approach

Buckley Kiely & Co is a business consultancy and accounting practice, focused on delivering superior advice, technical expertise and a passion for the services we provide to our highly valued clients.

Our team of experienced and highly qualified professionals have each been sourced to provide world-class technical expertise. It is collectively, however, through team collaboration and interaction, that we bring together a unique synergy of talents, knowledge and experience to ensure we deliver unsurpassed business support to clients that adds real value.

Our motto is:

"you do the business and we take care of your business"

We really do care about the success of your business and our commitment is to proactively partner with you to help you achieve all you can be, and more.

Buckley Kiely actively partners with clients to help deliver business transformation and growth through our broad range of business support services.

An extension of the business for each of our clients, our team collaborates to provide the technical expertise and experience required to meet their needs whatever they may be, supporting and taking care of their business to allow them to focus on their own key strengths.

Simply put:

you do the business and we take care of your business”.

We understand that knowledge is everything. Our approach is simple – to ensure that clients benefit from that knowledge by applying the expertise from relevant disciplines within the firm and tailoring it to the specific needs of the client. In this way we provide the value you deserve and the knowledge you need to succeed in today’s marketplace.

Buckley Kiely serves a diverse portfolio of clients and industries, ranging in size from high potential start-ups to multi-national organisations.

Using our in-depth client knowledge, we deliver a fully integrated business support service combining Business Advice & Mentoring, Tax Planning & Compliance, Periodic Financial Reporting & Review, Sourcing Finance, Impartial Financial Advice, Succession Planning and Risk Management, in additional to annual Accounts and Audit compliance.


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Welcome to Buckley Kiely & Co.

Our Services

Business Support


Accounts & Audits

Impartial Financial Advice

Succession Planning

Sourcing Finance

Start Ups

The Treasury Hub

Independent Business Reviews

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What Clients Say

The partnership with Seamus [Buckley Kiely & Co.], who was referred to me by my bank, began back in 1996 when I initially formed PCH International.

In the early years Buckley Kiely fulfilled the role of managing the setup and administration of the company, enabling me to focus on business development and the relationship grew on a needs basis from there. Although PCH is now a multi-national organisation we continue to maintain close involvement with Buckley Kiely and use their extensive experience and expertise. Their advice is invaluable as it is based on years of co-operation, integrity and success.

Liam Casey

CEO | PCH International

As a remote R&D centre, the Cypress entity in Ireland must provide many of its own administrative and financial functions. We have been using Buckley Kiely outsourced payroll, bookkeeping and management accounts services since we opened in Ireland in 1997.  They also complete our annual audit and year-end financial statements and provide a first-rate taxation advice service. The longevity of the relationship is testament to their quality of service and the relationship we have built with them.

Cypress Semiconductor is headquartered in San Jose, California, the company has 7,100 employees worldwide serving more than 30,000 customers. Cypress delivers high-performance, high-quality solutions at the heart of today’s most advanced embedded systems, from automotive, industrial and networking platforms to highly interactive consumer and mobile devices. The Irish subsidiary of Cypress operates as a research and development centre, developing new Intellectual Property for several different product families in the Cypress Programmable Systems Division.

Sean Foley

Design Centre Manager | Cypress Semiconductor Ireland

Buckley Kiely was recommended to us [Entercoms – An Analytics and Operations Company Powering Aftermarket and Service Supply Chains] by the IDA when we were in discussions about locating to Ireland. 

From our initial contact we have built up a really good working relationship with various members of the team.  They have provided us with exceptional tax advice, at pivotal times in the development of the company and we have also benefited greatly from their expertise in areas of accounting, bookkeeping & payroll.  They are proactive in putting forward constructive suggestions and the impression is that they are genuinely looking out for our best interests.  I’m very happy to give them my recommendation – companies considering locating to Ireland couldn’t ask for a better partner!

Prashant Keshri

Sr. Director Finance | Entercoms

Buckley Kiely Accountants were referred to us by a business associate in 1997. Since then BK has helped Toss Bryans produce management accounts, implement better procedures and controls and also supported us with issues such as recruitment or dealing with the banks – if they don’t have the expertise in-house they always know someone who does – their support and genuine concern for us is tremendous.

Through boom and bust, BK has continued to help keep us profitable and they are a great source of positive encouragement. Nothing is too much trouble. I would recommend BK without hesitation to anyone in business or thinking of starting a business – BK is a firm of accountants who are professional, knowledgeable, experienced and who will go the extra mile.

Tom Bryan

Owner & Managing Director | Toss Bryan

I am very pleased with the levels of service and attention provided by Buckley Kiely to the financial affairs of Paciv Europe.

In particular, I have been impressed by the recent handling of our tax return, the various options presented and the clarification provided in meetings to the financial management team, both in Cork and in the US.  Better yet, Buckley Kiely has provided us with a clear understanding of tax implications/laws in Ireland, which will be of significant benefit to us when making decisions in the future.  Based on our experience, I am delighted to recommend Buckley Kiely & Co.

Jorge L. Rodriguez

President & CEO | Paciv Europe Limited

Buckley Kiely have supported me in all areas from start-up stage all the way through since the very beginning of my journey.

They have always been diligent, understanding and compassionate, irrespective of where in the world I’ve been, providing me with peace of mind, allowing me to seize opportunities without hesitation and do what I do best. Whether it has been non-profit, for-profit or personal, I am thankful to say I am a client.

[Cork native James Whelton co-founded the globe-spanning CoderDojo movement when he was just a teen. Now in his early 20’s, he is a world renowned tech entrepreneur focused on the emerging tech scene in the Middle East.]

James Whelton

Founder | CoderDojo

Buckley Kiely & Co was recommended to me by an early investor and supporter of Trustev, as an accounting company that while being large enough to support our needs as we grow, would go the extra mile to assist us in the start-up phase. 

Buckley Kiely has been an invaluable partner to us at every stage of the development of our business; providing us with serviced offices (in the early days), outsourced bookkeeping and payroll, accounts compliancy, taxation and investor advice second to none. The team is made up of real experts in their fields, which has given us great confidence and comfort that our affairs are well looked after, and has freed us up to focus on developing our technology and promoting the Trustev brand and business.  I recommend Buckley Kiely to every IT start-up I know!

Pat Phelan

Formerly CEO | Trustev (since purchased by TransUnion)

Buckley Kiely helped me to transition from working for a larger company to start up my own business which is growing steadily thanks to support from Team BK.

They take care of all aspects of my business and  personal affairs ranging from; Accountancy, Tax, Pension Management through to Specialist Corporate advice. A true ”One Stop Shop” provided by a  Very Professional, Honest & Dedicated team. I would not hesitate to recommend them to prospective clients.

Tom Ruddy

Thomar Consulting Limited

Buckley Kiely are a team of professional people who have supported and advised O’Donovan Engineering in all areas of both Business and Personal finance through our 23 years of business. 

A vital resource that has enabled our company not just in terms of compliancy, but has also ensured we are well positioned to make better decisions.

Marion O’Donovan

Strategic Director | O’Donovan Engineering Co. Ltd.

Newmarket Credit Union first began working with Buckley Kiely in the 1970’s.

They have provided us with a range of services including Loan Book Reviews, Management Accounts, Infrastructure Review, Implementation of Computerised Accounts and Report Design, none of which could have been achieved without their knowledge and dedication.  They are always available at the end of the phone and we have built up a very good working relationship with their staff.

Newmarket Credit Union

Liscarroll Engineering has been a Client of Buckley Kiely & Co for over 30 years.

During this time they have carried out many varied financial services for us not least of which are the preparation of our annual audited accounts and taxation matters. Seamus and his team are always available for fast and immediate advice whenever it is needed and have been an invaluable resource for us in the day to day running of our company. No query is ever too big or too small for them and we would have no hesitation in recommending them to any potential clients.

Tim Brosnan

Managing Director | Liscarroll Engineering Ltd

Buckley Kiely undertook a grant audit assignment relating to a major TV series project for RTE Cork.

The level of preparation and attention to detail on this assignment was exemplary. The professional and efficient service supported a successful conclusion to the project. The assistance of Buckley Kiely meant that the project was brought in within budget and this service was much appreciated in the current climate.

Brian O’Dwyer

Financial Director | RTE Cork

I first got to know Buckley Kiely while working for Trustev. Their coffee machine was the first thing to get my attention, but all joking aside I saw first-hand how having the right advice on a wide range of financial matters could seriously make the difference to the success of any startup. BK advised at every stage of financing for Trustev which ultimately led to one of the largest ever company acquisitions in Ireland. No matter where my path took me after that, I wanted to be sure to stay in contact with Buckley Kiely.

After about 8 months of meeting Fearghal [Collins, Partner at Buckley Kiely] for coffee to bend his ear with my ideas and having received tremendous support and advice from the team at BK, we were finally ready to go – along with business partner Dave Ronayne, chief executive of Irish Mainport Holdings and IBEC’s regional president for Cork, we launched Republic of Work in 2016. Buckley Kiely has been of tremendous support to us during our first year of business – I couldn’t imagine doing it without them.

DC Cahalane

Founder & CEO | Republic of Work

If I were to start all over again, I would not hesitate for a second in engaging Buckley Kiely for another 40 years of service!

From a one-man-band to a fully-fletched orchestra – for almost 40 years, we have engaged Buckley Kiely & Co. as our accountant and business advisor. During that time, they have grown from strength to strength and have never backed away from any task given to them. They have always implemented the latest technology and employed top class human resources. In so doing, today they can deliver a full package of services required by any company and their employees.


Tomas Lagerqvist

CEO | Ossian AB

When my mother fell ill and I was appointed as Power of Attorney over her finances, I needed an independent adviser to help decide where to invest her money to ensure that there is always sufficient finance to pay for her care.

I met Richard Fowler of Buckley Kiely Wealth Management who gave me great advice on the best options. This was invaluable to me as it gave me peace of mind, in particular, given the uncertainties with the Euro and the banks. Many advisers out there are not independent, whereas Richard provided independent fee- based advice on what was in my mother’s best interests. The service provided by Richard and his staff is excellent, very efficient and professional.  I have no hesitation in recommending this service to anyone looking for professional, independent advice.

Nicholas O’Callaghan

Movies @ Dundrum Ltd appointed Buckley Kiely to carry out an internal review of the efficiency of its Accounts Department in 2011. 

Their work was carried out in a very professional  and time efficient manner while at all times remaining sensitive to the potential concerns that such a review will raise for the personnel working in that department.  The final report delivered by Buckley Kiely provided the Board with a number of key system and process improvement recommendations and a capacity and cost benchmarking assessment which have been the foundation for a restructuring of the department into a more cost and process efficient cost centre.  The Board of Movies @ are grateful to Buckley Kiely and would highly recommend them.

Karen Reid

Movies @ Dundrum

I was delighted with the analysis completed on my pension.  It gave me the opportunity to make positive decisions in my life.

It opened up many possibilities that I never knew I had, in fact, possibilities I thought I didn’t have or would ever have.  It’s certainly worth having a consultation with Richard and Paul as they make things easy to understand. It has definitely changed my life for the better.

Billy S.

Retired Bank Manager

The idea behind BuiltInCork was to bring together Cork based people and companies who were all working towards the same goal of making a success of their business and provide them and each other with advice, ideas and support to help them achieve it.

Buckley Kiely was my first choice as accountant for BuiltInCork and they also provide financial support and advise to many of the startup members of the group.

DC Cahalane

Founder | BuiltInCork

In my second year of running my own pharmacy in Mitchelstown, I made the decision to move accountants to Buckley Kiely – one that I’ve never regretted.
I can say unreservedly that my experience has been a very good one.

Buckley Kiely are very professional while at the same time being very friendly and approachable. They have an excellent understanding of the pharmacy sector and have been instrumental over the years in helping to redevelop and modernise our business when required. Most recently they played a proactive role in the sale of the business, providing tax planning advice, dealing with due diligence and solicitors. The firm also provides sound, long-term financial advice. Buckley Kiely and I share our 40th anniversary as Seamus set up the business the same year that I qualified as a pharmacist, back in 1977 – I’d like to congratulate them on 40 years of excellent service.

Tim Doody

Pharmacist (previous Owner)

Buckley Kiely have set up very detailed, customised Excel Reports for us, which has enabled us to evaluate profit margin by department.

This [Automated Business Reporting] has completely transformed our monthly financial reporting, making it fast, reliable and so much easier.

Melanie Murphy

Director | The PrintWorks Group

Having helped us to identify the information required to demonstrate how our business was performing, Buckley Kiely then set up Excel reports, linked to Sage, to display that information at the click of a button.

This has hugely reduced the time we spent creating reports each month and the information is now more reliable, accurate and comparable!

Dorren Browne

Director | Rathoneen Limited t/a White Sands Hotel & Kate Browne's Pub & Restaurant
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Team Buckley Kiely

Seamus Buckley


Seamus has been in practice since qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1977 when he […]

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John Kiely


John became partner in 1990 having joined Seamus Buckley & Co. after qualifying as a […]

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John Flynn

Managing Partner

John, who joined the practice in 1996, has more than 25 years’ experience in accounts […]

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Fearghal Collins


Fearghal, who joined Buckley Kiely in 1998 and was appointed partner in May 2015, has […]

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Niall Dennehy

Commercial Business Manager

Prior to joining Buckley Kiely in October 2012, Niall was employed by AIB Bank from […]

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James Kiely

Director of Tax

James Kiely – FCCA, AITI – is a highly regarded tax practitioner who has been […]

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Rosemary Farrell

Tax Advisor

Rosemary Farrell – BALA, AITI. Having qualified with a BA in Law & Accounting and […]

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Anne Murray

Tax Advisor

Anne Murray – B.C.L. LL.B CTA – joined Buckley Kiely in March 2017. A graduate […]

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Jim Crowley

Tax Advisor

Jim Crowley – BCL LLB CTA – is a graduate of UCC. He joined Buckley Kiely […]

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Yvonne Murphy

Audit Manager

Yvonne Murphy – BBS FCA – joined Buckley Kiely in September 2005 as Audit Senior, progressed […]

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Andrew Moynihan


Andrew Moynihan – FCA – who joined Buckley Kiely in January 2008, is a qualified […]

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Barry O’Neill

Business Support Manager

Barry, who joined Buckley Kiely in 2017, is a qualified management accountant with over 20 […]

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Denis Crowley


Denis Crowley – FCCA.  Prior to joining Buckley Kiely in July 2012, Denis has worked […]

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Michael Murray


Michael graduated from CIT with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) in 2006. He joined Buckley […]

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Hilda O’Donovan

Management Consultant

Hilda has over 25 years’ experience implementing business procedures and controls for clients. She has […]

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Sam Lee

Senior Management Accountant

Sam joined Buckley Kiely in July 2012. Sam has over 16 years in practice both […]

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Norah O’Dwyer

Management Accountant

Norah O’Dwyer – CPA –  joined Buckley Kiely in October 2014, having previously worked in […]

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Alan O’Connell


Alan joined Buckley Kiely in September 2013. He has a Business (Accounting) degree with honours […]

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Joe Duggan


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Shane Harrington


Shane graduated from CIT with a degree in Business Management and a Bachelor of Business […]

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Richard Fowler

Director - Buckley Kiely Wealth

Richard Fowler – QFA – was appointed to set up and manage Buckley Kiely Wealth […]

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Paul Buckley

Financial Planner - Buckley Kiely Wealth

Paul Buckley – QFA, RPA – joined Buckley Kiely Wealth Management in June 2014 with […]

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Marian Fitzgibbon

Financial Services Administrator

Marian Fitzgibbon – QFA – joined Buckley Kiely Wealth Management in April 2017 and has […]

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Hilda Walsh

Administrative Receptionist

Hilda joined Buckley Kiely in 2017 on her return to her home county from Dublin […]

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