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Team Buckley Kiely

Eilish Walsh // Receptionist

Eilish joined Buckley Kiely as Receptionist in 2013.

Seamus Buckley – Partner

Seamus has been in practice since qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1977 when he formed Seamus Buckley & Co., [changed to Buckley Kiely & Co. in 1990].  Since forming the practice Seamus is committed to achieving excellence by delivering a high quality service. Seamus has developed an excellent rapport with clients, taking  a personal interest in their well-being and that of their businesses. The company motto “you do the business and we take care of your business” is his mantra and has led to the development of a practice dedicated, not just to provision of accounts but, to partnering closely with clients, providing a holistic range of business services and advice – doing whatever it takes to make our clients a success! Email Seamus

John Kiely – Partner

John became partner in 1990 having joined Seamus Buckley & Co. after qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1988. John takes a very hands-on approach in the practice with the priority of ensuring that all clients receive the best possible service. Our key emphasis is on working closely with our clients, helping their businesses succeed in an increasingly competitive, dynamic and changing world.  John has phenomenal powers of retention, remembering the smallest of details for a huge range of clients, coupled with superb technical knowledge and ability, John provides a great source of valuable advice for both clients and colleagues alike. Email John

Margaret McCormick – Partner

Margaret joined Buckley Kiely as an Audit Senior in 1992. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. She was admitted as a Partner in 2004. Margaret has been in practice throughout her working life and she works closely with small & medium enterprises to assist them with various accounting and business needs. Email Margaret

John Flynn – 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. 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.  John has headed up a number of Independent Business Reviews (IBRs) both for banks and directly for business owners.  Email John

Fearghal Collins – Partner

Fearghal, who joined Buckley Kiely in 1998 and was appointed partner in May 2015, has over 20 years experience in practice. Fearghal specialises in client relationship management by working closely with clients in all aspects of their business. This involves helping clients across many industries in understanding their accounts, assisting in any problems which arise and planning and budgeting for the future. Email Fearghal

Niall Dennehy – Commercial Business 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.  Email Niall

Denis Crowley, FCCA – Manager

Prior to joining Buckley Kiely in July 2012, Denis has worked since 1994 in various large Cork-based practices as Chartered Accountant and Audit Manager, with over thirteen years’ experience specifically in the management of the provision of a full suite of practice services to a portfolio of over 175 clients comprising a wide variety of assignments across diverse industries.  Denis is a Credit Union specialist with extensive experience in the provision of a full range of assurance and non-assurance services to a variety of credit unions.  In most recent years, Denis has focused on the provision of loan book review services and advising on the implementation of control systems and procedures. Email Denis

James Kiely, FCCA, AITI – Director of Tax

James is a highly regarded tax practitioner who has been in practice for 25 years offering a comprehensive range of tax consultancy advice and services to national and international corporate and individual clients, helping them to optimise tax efficiency. James also provides specialist, tailored advice on inheritance and succession planning and business exits.  He is an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has lectured for the Irish Taxation Institute and all of the major accountancy bodies. Email James

Rosemary Farrell, BALA, AITI – Tax Advisor

Having qualified with a BA in Law & Accounting and as Chartered Tax Advisor, Rosemary trained with Farrell Grant Sparks in Dublin before moving to Cork to work at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  Rosemary joined Buckley Kiely Tax Advisory in February 2013. Rosemary specialises in personal, corporate and capital tax compliance services together with the provision of consultancy services in; the tax implications of transferring businesses to the next generation; tax residence issues for both individuals leaving and returning to Ireland; all aspects of group reorganisations and reconstructions; reviewing legal contracts and leases from a VAT perspective and negotiating with advisers on VAT clauses and wording of the legal documentation. Email Rosemary

Anne Murray B.C.L. LL.B CTA – Tax Advisor

Anne joined Buckley Kiely in March 2017. A graduate of UCC, Anne has over 20 years’ experience working in practice both in Ireland and the UK. Prior to joining Buckley Kiely Anne developed her wide-ranging knowledge and tax proficiency working for Grant Thornton in the UK and Ernst & Young in Cork. Email Anne.

Yvonne Murphy, BBS FCA – Audit Manager

Yvonne joined Buckley Kiely in September 2005 as Audit Senior, progressed to Audit Manager and now heads up the Buckley Kiely Audit Team with the responsibility of signing off of all audit files. Yvonne qualified with a Bachelor of Business Studies from Cork Institute of Technology, she is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Practicing Certificate.
Yvonne’s areas of expertise include Statutory Audit, Internal Audits of Enterprise Boards, Solicitor Audits & Auctioneer Audits. Email Yvonne

Andrew Moynihan, FCA – 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 also has extensive experience in the audit of credit unions and solicitors. Email Andrew

Hilda O’Donovan – Management Consultant

Hilda has over 25 years’ experience implementing business procedures and controls for clients.  She has extensive experience also in the areas of evaluating, completing reviews and providing advice on the systems of financial recording and controls, organisational systems and structures for clients in a variety of business sectors. Email Hilda.

Sam Lee, FCCA – Senior Management Accountant

Sam joined Buckley Kiely in July 2012.  Sam has over 16 years in practice both in Ireland and the UK. Sam works closely with clients to provide information to assess and monitor the performance of their business and to provide advice and assistance with implementation of best practice to improve their performance and efficiency, through the reduction of costs and focus of efforts on areas of the business that are most profitable. Email Sam

Alan O’Connell – Accountant

Alan joined Buckley Kiely in September 2013.  He has a Business (Accounting) degree with honours from Cork Institute of Technology and is a fully qualified accountant.   Email Alan.

Richard Fowler, QFA – Director, BK Wealth Management

Richard was appointed to set up and manage Buckley Kiely Wealth Management at its initiation in 2007. Richard has several years experience in the financial services industry both in the UK and Ireland. Richard is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) and holds the Advanced Financial Planning Certificate (AFPC) through the Chartered Insurance Institute in the UK. Richard has a diverse range of experience in providing financial advice and planning for both individuals and corporate entities, including wealth management structures, investments and pensions. Email Richard

Paul Buckley, QFA, RPA – Financial Planner, BK Wealth Management

Paul joined Buckley Kiely Wealth Management in June 2014 with over 24 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Paul is a qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) & Retirement Planning Adviser (RPA) and has diplomas in Mortgage, Pensions and Financial Trading.  Paul has a strong client network and many years of proven experience in providing financial advice & planning for clients in the areas of investments, mortgages, pensions and life assurance. Email Paul

Marian Fitzgibbon, QFA – Financial Services Administrator

Marian joined Buckley Kiely Wealth Management in April 2017 and has extensive experience, having worked in the Banking and Financial Services sectors since 1981, both in the UK and Ireland. Most recently Marian worked as a Financial Advisor in Clonakilty. Email Marian.