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Our Team 2018-05-09T11:10:14+00:00

Business Consultancy from NKC

MEET THE NKC TEAM

 Our clients represent entrepreneurs from many walks of life who all feel that they benefit from a close working relationship with our firm. We understand that a flexible and economic approach is required for individuals and businesses to be financially successful in today’s ever changing business environment.

OUR TEAM

PARTNERS

NEVILLE KAVANAGH

SENIOR PARTNER

Neville Kavanagh – B.Sc. (Mgmt), M.Sc., M.Acc., FCA – Partner

Neville set up NKC in 1998.  Previously Neville worked in BDO Simpson Xavier where he spent over five years in the Audit department and two years working in the Corporate Finance department.  Neville comes from an enterprising family business background where the values of hard work, belief and commitment to the job at hand were always a priority. Given Neville’s family business experience and understanding of the mind-set of the owner manager NKC was set up to provide a level of service and client care to ensure that clients at all times feel comfortable with the NKC service offering. Neville specialises in the audit and business advisory services. The ethos of the firm reflects the priority placed on the quality of our advisory services and clear focus on client care in every aspect of what we do.  Neville will continually work to ensure that the firm upholds this ethos and it is reflected in everything that we do.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

JEFF BYRNE

SENIOR PARTNER

Jeff Byrne – Chartered Tax Advisor

Jeff has worked in practice since 1993. He trained and qualified as a tax consultant with BDO Simpson Xavier in 1996. In 1998 he moved to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he assisted in setting up PwC’s Enterprise Development Services (“EDS”) division. The EDS Division was set up to cater for PwC’s family run businesses and entrepreneurial clients.  Jeff worked as a manager in this division until he left the firm in Nov 2001. Jeff is responsible for organising all of the firm’s tax affairs.  He is responsible for both the tax planning services and the tax compliance services of NKC.  He regularly provides clients with tax efficient solutions for their business.  As tax partner, he is also ultimately responsible for advising foreign clients on structuring and registering their business affairs in Ireland.  Another of Jeff’s responsibilities is ensuring that the tax compliance affairs (VAT, PAYE, RCT, Income tax & Corporation tax) of his clients are kept up to date.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

RORY O’DWYER

SENIOR PARTNER

Rory O’Dwyer – FCCA

Rory O’Dwyer gained a professional accounting qualification with ACCA. A Sligo native Rory has over 25 years’ experience as an accounting and taxation practitioner. Having spent 15 years as a senior partner in Feehily O’Dwyer, a successful, dynamic, boutique accounting firm, Rory took the decision to join NKC in December 2010. Rory’s principle focus is on providing value added services to his mixed client base of entrepreneurs, small to medium sized companies and sole traders. Rory spent a large proportion of the 2000’s travelling to different countries, mainly Poland, assisting clients in setting up financial, tax and legal structures as they moved into new markets. As a result of this Rory has built up a strong network of contacts outside of Ireland. Within NKC Rory is principally responsible for audit, corporate and personal compliance and the provision of value added services.

STAFF

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

ANEIL RAWAT

AUDIT MANAGER FCCA

Aneil joined the firm in 2006 as audit manager. His experience covers a broad range of clients in various business sectors including construction, education, retail and manufacturing, as well as many service industries. Aneil is responsible for ensuring high quality auditing and accountancy services to clients across a wide spectrum of sectors and sizes. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

KINGA ZASADNI

ACCA

Kinga graduated from the University of Economics in Cracow and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She gained her experience as an accountant working for a hotel chain in Cracow. Kinga joined NKC in January 2007. At NKC Kinga is engaged in preparation and audit of year end accounts. Kinga works closely with clients from various industries including: construction industry, renewable energy sector, education, advertising & publishing, consultancy & professional services.

KASIA KASENDRA

PAYROLL MANAGER

Kasia is a qualified Payroll Technician with certification from IPASS. She specialises in outsourcing which includes payroll queries, VAT returns, Relevant Contract Tax, Income Tax returns. She gained a wealth of industry experience abroad prior to joining NKC. Kasia has extensive experience gained in bookkeeping and accountancy services. Kasia looks after a large number of Polish companies and assists them in setting up new businesses, preparing monthly and annual returns.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

NIAMH O’BRIEN

ACA

Niamh holds a BA in Accounting from Tallaght Institute of Technology. In 2006 she joined Campbell & Company as a trainee accountant. Niamh is a member of the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA). Niamh joined NKC following the merger of NKC with Campbell and Company. Niamh’s primary areas of responsibility are year end accounts, audit, preparation of Income Tax returns and ensuring clients are compliant with Corporation Tax requirements.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

SINEAD GAFFNEY

ACCA

Sinead is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and she holds a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting & Finance from Athlone Institute of Technology. Sinead started her career as trainee accountant with Campbell & Company in 2007. She joined NKC on their merger with Campbell & Company in 2010. Sinead looks after year end accounts, company audits and income tax returns.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

MAUREEN WALL

TAXATION & PAYROLL

Maureen graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree.  She is a qualified Chartered Tax Adviser (AITI) with the Irish Institute of Tax and holds a diploma in Employment Law from Dublin Business School.  Prior to joining NKC in 2014, she worked for a number of years in the tax department of Gorman Quigley Penrose.  Her particular areas of expertise include income tax and employment tax compliance.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

ALAN HARDING

ACA

Alan holds a BA in Accounting and trained with a small sized practice in Dublin gaining extensive and wide ranging accounting experience. After a period of travelling Alan returned to Ireland and worked on contract for the Comptroller and Auditor General on a number of large Semi-State audits. Alan is a member of the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA). Alan joined NKC in August 2015 and his primary areas of responsibility are audit, preparation of year end accounts, preparation of periodic management accounts and working with clients to advise on and implement suitable accounting software solutions.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

SARAH GRANMAGNAT

ACA

Sarah holds a BBS (Hons) degree in Business and Accounting form Cork Institute of Technology. Sarah trained in a Chartered accountants practice in West Cork where she gained experience in audit, year-end accounts and preparing income tax returns. Sarah completed the professional accounting exams with Chartered Accountants Ireland in 2009 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) in 2011. Sarah joined NKC in February 2015 as an audit senior and is responsible for year-end accounts preparation, company audits and management accounts.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

JEANNE McKEON

FCA

Jeanne has been working with NKC since November 2017. She is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FCA) and an AITI Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA). She trained as a chartered accountant with KPMG Financial Services audit, following KPMG she moved to Ulster Bank’s Finance division and while there, completed her training as a chartered tax adviser. She worked with IFAC accountants in tax practice management until moving to NKC. She specialises in the audit of company accounts, accounts preparation and ensures clients are compliant with CRO, company law and revenue requirements and deadlines. She provides high quality accounting and audit services to clients across a wide spectrum of sectors and sizes.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

DANIEL FERRANTE

ACCA

Daniel holds a master degree in Economics and Commerce from the university of Chieti, Italy. He worked for 15 years in hotel management between United States and Ireland. Daniel is a qualified Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and has been working in NKC since 2015. Daniel’s main areas of responsibility are: audited year end accounts, year end accounts, management accounts and tax compliance.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

REBECCA ENNIS

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Rebecca trained in practice in Dublin from 1999 to 2004 where she qualified as an Accounting Technician. Here she gained extensive experience in audit, year end accounts, and preparation of Income tax returns. Rebecca joined Accounting for Growth as the office manager in 2004 and after 13 years joined NKC in 2017 after their merger with Accounting for growth. Rebecca’s primary areas of responsibility are year end accounts preparation, company audits, and preparation of income tax returns.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

NOBIN NOMAN

ACCOUNTANT

Nobin graduated with a BA, Honours, in Accounting & Finance form ICD Business School Dublin. He is currently at the final stage of the ACCA exams. Nobin has been working with NKC since October 2012 and he is responsible for completing year end audits, year end accounts, monthly management accounts, bookkeeping, and tax compliance. Nobin also provides training to staff & clients in the use of various accounting packages.

PHILOMENA LAWLOR

PAYROLL

Philomena has been working with NKC since 2012 and is a fully qualified Payroll Technician with Certification from IPASS. She is also a part qualified Accounting Technician with the ACCA. Philomena has over 20 years’ experience working in busy payroll & accounts departments. Since joining NKC she specialises in payroll, VAT returns and bookkeeping.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

JOY EMMANUEL

ACCOUNTANT

Joy holds a Honours Degree in Accounting and Finance from Institute of Technology Tallaght. She joined Accounting for Growth in 2015. Joy is completing accounting exams with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and is a qualified member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. Joy joined NKC following the merger of NKC with Accounting for Growth in 2017. Her primary areas of responsibility are bookkeeping, monthly management accounts and completion of year end accounts.

NKC Chartered Accountants - Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

MARCELLA O’TOOLE

ACCOUNTANT

Marcella joined NKC in 2017 following their merger with Accounting for Growth. She is a fully qualified Accounting Technician and works closely with clients to ensure a good working relationship. These clients are from various industries such as engineering, pharmaceutical and hospitality. Her primary areas of responsibility are bookkeeping, VAT returns, preparation of monthly/bi-monthly management accounts and the preparation of year end accounts.

IRENE RICHARDSON

ACCOUNTANT

Irene joined NKC in 2017 following their merger with Accounting for Growth. She has over 20 years’ experience as an Accounting Technician and works closely with a client in the construction industry. Her primary areas of responsibility are accounts payable, VAT returns, RCT returns, management accounts and the preparation of year end accounts.

BOJANA DORAN

ACCA

Bojana is a fully qualified ACCA Accountant. She is currently undertaking a CPA “Certified Tax Advisor” qualification. Over the past 11 years she has worked in industry and as a self-employed accountant. During this time, she has gained valuable experience working closely with management and clients from various industries and backgrounds. Since joining NKC in January 2018 her main responsibilities include preparation of management and year end accounts, bookkeeping and tax compliance.

LOUISE McGOVERN

PAYROLL

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Louise had worked in payroll for over 7 years in a busy bureau environment and she had successfully completed both the IPASS Certificate in Payroll Techniques and the IPASS Diploma in Payroll Management. She specialises in outsourcing and provides a payroll service to clients which includes dealing with complex payroll issues and preparing monthly and annual payroll returns.

CLODAGH GLYNN

ACCOUNTANT

Clodagh joined the firm in 2018 as a trainee accountant. Her primary areas of responsibility are VAT returns, bookkeeping and the preparation of year end accounts

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