Irish Accounting and Tax Summit 2021 Speakers
OmniPro Tax & Legal
As a lead member of our technical support team, John relishes problem-solving to help accountants develop innovative client solutions and sharing technical knowledge on tax, financial reporting and auditing.
A Chartered Tax Adviser, he advises clients in practice on a range of issues from income tax, tax planning, restructuring and exit planning to Revenue audits. In addition, he provides support on financial reporting, auditing and company law; conducts company valuations and advises on pre-sale restructuring.
Yvonne is a key member of our technical support team, providing advice on all tax heads in response to queries submitted through our Knowledge Hub platform. In addition, she provides support within the tax department on tax planning, restructuring and exit planning solutions for a range of clients.
A Chartered Certified Accountant, Yvonne trained and worked in small practice for a number of years followed by working for over 2 years in an independent Dublin based firm.
Brendan Casey has been practicing as a lecturer and a PRSI Consultant since retiring from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection over 10 years ago.
Brendan advises on PRSI liability issues and is an expert on all of Welfare’s contributory benefit and pension schemes.
Grayson is a tax partner with Crowe. Grayson leads our VAT practice and provides VAT advice to clients in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. His specialisms include, VAT advice on property transactions and recoverability, international supplies of goods and services and devising strategies to assist in reducing VAT liabilities, and increasing costs efficiencies, especially for clients without full recovery rates.
Grayson also provides tax planning and consultancy services to a wide range of individuals and corporate clients operating in Ireland and internationally.
Padraig Daly is a Partner with Mazars specialising in advising clients in the Construction industry as well as advising other Irish and multinational companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and tax-efficient financing. In recent years, he has focused on property development and investment, during which he has advised on large residential and commercial developments and structuring investment into Ireland from abroad, public-private partnerships and infrastructure projects. He has written and lectured extensively on tax matters including for the Institute and the main accounting bodies.
James Bradley ACCA, AITI. is the principle of his own tax practice James Bradley & Co. James has also been lecturing/presenting for the Chartered Accountants Ireland, Institute of Taxation Ireland, Certified Public Accountants Ireland for over 15 years. He also sets tax exams for some of the above Institutes.
In practice, James deals with large and small clients alike and deals with tax issues under all tax heads – from Capital Taxes, Vat, Corporation Tax, Income Tax etc
As a member of our Practice Support team, Colm’s focus is on helping practices achieve on-going best practice compliance, prepare for monitoring visits and assist with post-monitoring visits follow-ups.
Having spent the last 6 years as a quality reviewer with Chartered Accountants Ireland Colm has a unique insight into how firms operate, the challenges facing firms and how firms are responding to current issues facing them and the profession.
Mike, a member of our Practice Support team, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. He is responsible for carrying out hot file reviews, cold file reviews, annual compliance reviews, in-house training and supporting firms on a day to day basis.
Formerly a quality reviewer with Chartered Accountants Ireland, this role saw him visiting firms of various sizes across Ireland conducting audit, non-audit and anti-money laundering visits.
Mark is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Tax Institute. He is the author of Capital Gains Tax – A Practitioners Guide published by Chartered Accountants Ireland, he regularly contributes articles on tax matters to professional publications. Mark is a director of Doyle Keaney, he specialises in providing tax advice to private clients and to other professional firms and their clients.
Tierney Tax Consultancy
Rose Tierney is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser in both the UK and Ireland. She previously worked as a director with a Big Four firm in Dublin and prior to that several years were spent in London advising businesses on tax planning and transactions.
In 2004, Rose established an independent Tax Practice Tierney Tax Consultancy and has since then been advising clients in the SME sector and their accountants and solicitors on various aspects of Irish and UK taxation.
Martin J. Kelly & Co
Paul Murphy is a taxation consultant and management accountant for Martin J. Kelly & Co. He is a corporation tax lecturer for the Irish Taxation Institute and is an Associate of both the Irish Taxation Institute and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Paul is a co-author of the Irish Taxation Institute’s annual publication, Irish Taxation Law and Practice.
Having worked for a number of years in practice, Des O’Neill co-founded OmniPro to develop tools, techniques, products and services, empowering accountants to achieve their best. Over 15 years, he has grown the company to a multi-million-euro turnover business and established OmniPro as Ireland’s largest independent provider of CPD for accountants.
Des is passionate about bringing innovation to the profession and empowering accountants to achieve what they want in their careers and practice.
Martin is Special Risks Director at Arachas. He is an Associate of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Risk Managers.
Martin has over 35 years insurance experience working in the London Insurance Market, the Middle East and 25 years’ experience in the Irish Insurance sector. Professional Indemnity, Management Liability, Cyber Risk and professional Risk Management is one of Martin’s specialisms.