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.
BK Credit Union Team
John Kiely // Partner
John, who joined the practice in 1996, has more than 25 years’ experience in accounts and audit and has completed a wide variety of assignments including the audit of credit unions. A Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants, John was admitted as a partner in 2004. In recent years John’s focus has been on expanding the Business Support division of the firm, providing systems and structure reviews and assisting clients in the development of their reporting systems.
Denis Crowley // Manager
Denis has over seventeen years’ experience in practice with thirteen years’ experience in the management of the provision of a full suite of practice services to a portfolio of clients comprising a wide variety of assignments across diverse industries. A Credit Union specialist with over fifteen years’ experience in the provision of a full range of assurance and non-assurance services to a variety of credit unions. In recent years, the focus has been on the provision of loan book review services, strategic development and advising on the implementation of control systems and procedures.
Andrew Moynihan // Manager
Andrew, who joined Buckley Kiely in January 2008, is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Andrew has worked in practice for over 20 years providing support and advice to small and medium enterprises. Andrew has extensive experience in the audit of and provision of business support services to credit unions; including Strategic Planning; Risk Assessment & Risk Management; Internal Audit; Policies & Procedures; Loan Book Reviews & Asset Reviews.
Hilda O’Donovan // Credit Union Specialist
Hilda has over 25 years’ experience implementing business procedures and controls and has extensive knowledge of the operations of credit unions, particularly in the areas of evaluating and completing reviews, and in providing advice on the systems of financial recording and controls, organisational systems and structures. Working for many years as a volunteer in her own local credit union, Hilda understands the ethos of the Credit Union movement, has extensive knowledge of the new regulations and has first-hand experience of the challenges of compliance.
Clair O ‘Reilly Mullen // Credit Union Specialist
Clair worked for over 15 years with the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU), in the areas of legal, event management, research and development, training and human resources. Trading as O’Reilly Consulting since 2010, Clair now provides a range of services including; Strategic Facilitation and Reviews; HR Due Diligence; Transfer of Engagements between credit unions; Supporting the HR function within the workplace; Operational Reviews; and People Management Training.
Martin O’Brien // Corporate Finance
Martin is a Financial Services professional with extensive experience; covering sectors from SME to large leveraged transactions, including trading and property cases, both debt and equity transactions. Martin has worked in the venture capital/private equity sector identifying suitable investment opportunities and playing an active part in investee companies, including early stage finance in the tech sector, right through to development capital in more traditional trading companies. As Head of M&A at Bank of Scotland Martin was a driving force in business development, restructuring and due diligence on leading Irish Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.
Niall Dennehy // Commercial Manager
Prior to joining Buckley Kiely in October 2012, Niall was employed by AIB Bank from 1970 to 2012. From 1980, Niall operated at management level in AIB branches in Carrick-On-Suir, Dungarvan, Skibbereen, Kanturk, Charleville and Tralee Business/Commercial Centre. A trained negotiater, Niall provides consultancy and advice on Business Strategy, Strategic Financial Planning, Commercial Lending, Loan Restructuring and Debt Resolutions.