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.
Barry, who joined Buckley Kiely in 2017, is a qualified management accountant with over 20 years commercial experience, having worked primarily in the areas of sales, strategic analysis, people management and operations in both national and multi-national organisations. Barry has a proven record of achieving sales and margin targets in competitive, fast-paced environments.
The addition of these skills to the Buckley Kiely business support team further enhances the range of support services on offer to clients including; Business Plan Development; Strategic Planning; Sales and Growth Strategies; Structures & Systems Analysis; Succession Planning; Talent Sourcing; Sale of Business/MBO; Business Funding & Financing; Contract Negotiation; Tender Process Management.
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