A qualified CPA Accountant who holds an MBA and Diploma in Corporate Restructuring from the Law Society of Ireland, Cormac has over twenty-five years’ experience in Accounting & Finance, Business Strategy & Advisory, Corporate Finance and Restructuring.
He was President of the Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) during 2018/19 and is currently a Council member.
He previously worked at senior management level for both Coca Cola Company and Microsoft internationally – Setting up operations as Financial Controller for Coca Cola in Norway and Finland. He also had assignments in Switzerland, Denmark & Atlanta during the ’90s.
He has strategically positioned the city centre based firm, FM Accountants & Business advisors set up 2002 with a client driven focus on Audit & Business advisory, Taxation, New Company corporate restructuring and Forensic Accounting.
He has specialist expertise in global inward investment assisting overseas businesses from Europe, Canada and the USA setting up New Corporate entities in Ireland in a tax efficient and compliant manner. All company secretarial and company law expertise is available in house.
Cormac’s industry experience brings a strong commercial focus and business acumen in dealing with all aspects of client’s business. His practice expertise and focus is mainly on Business advisory, Taxation, and Corporate Restructuring.
He heads the Firm’s Insolvency and Corporate recovery team with significant experience on Liquidations and a proven track record in preparing Independent Expert Reports for Court appointed Examinerships across a range of sectors. Cormac is a certified commercial mediator and is a member of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland.
Des is a fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, having qualified at the age of 21. Des joined the firm in 2013 and is the Practice Manager.
His areas of expertise include providing Audit, Management Accounting and Business & Tax advisory services to the firm’s clients. Des has over 20 years’ experience in these service areas.
Des’s focus also includes management accounts, systems selection & implementation, together with developing funding proposals for clients with Enterprise Ireland and other such agencies.
Des also assists new start-up clients with system implementation, business advisory, taxation compliance and advice.
His sectorial expertise includes the retail, food & beverage and energy industries especially in the owner-managed, privately held sector. He has significant experience in streamlining client reporting and software accounting systems.
Siddharth Puri is a fully qualified ACCA accountant with a MSc in Accounting from Dublin Institute of Technology. He has over five years of experience, with a demonstrated experience in property management and the textile industry. His role in FM includes:
- Audit for small and medium sized entities, filing various returns relating to company secretarial and taxation. Managing internal and key client accounts.
- Assisting & Preparing paperwork for Personal & Corporate Insolvency by adhering to the Personal Insolvency Act 2012.
- Preparing paperwork for personal Bankruptcy cases with the High Court as per Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2015.
- Assisting with Creditor & Members Voluntary Liquidations.
Qualified Accounting Technician
Bernadette joined the firm in 2017. She is a highly experienced professional having in excess of 30 years’ experience in Accountancy Practice. She has extensive experience in accounts, taxation and Revenue compliance. She is responsible for overseeing the firm’s company secretarial and taxation compliance.
Bernadette is also very experienced in dealing with Revenue Commissioners and assisting clients in negotiating settlements or bringing their taxation affairs completely up to date.
Part-Qualified Accountant, Qualified Payroll Technician
Dorota is working for FM Accountants since 2017.
She holds IPASS qualification and is currently studying towards her Professional Accounting Qualification with ACCA qualification.
Her areas of experience include: Payroll, Taxation and Revenue Compliance.
Dorota manages the firm’s Payroll Department and ensures that client needs and expectations are served by producing timely, cost efficient reporting mechanisms to ensure full compliance with legislation, including the recently PMOD reporting framework for payroll clients.
Larissa joined FM Accountants in 2018 as a Trainee Accountant.
She has over 15 years’ experience in the provision of book-keeping and accounting services.
Her areas of experience are VAT, Payroll, Bookkeeping and Year End Accounts.
She is currently studying towards her professional Accounting qualification with the ACCA.
Graham joined the firm after completing a degree in Business Studies at Dublin City University, with the ambition to further his education in the financial sector & is currently studying towards his professional Accounting qualification with ACCA. Coming into his 3rd year with FM, Graham has grown his portfolio of clients.
Graham’s core functions include VAT, payroll, system integrations, bookkeeping & management accounts. Graham also assists clients in implementing IT systems of internal control and assisting with day to day accounts and bookkeeping needs.
Ghaz Hassan is a Part Qualified Accountant working with FM Accountants and Business Advisory for last two years.
Working as a Semi Senior Accountant specialising in contract and outsourced client accounting, Ghaz aims to deliver best services to clients and assist them by adding value by identifying their specific needs and formulating and implementing plans and procedures to improve efficiencies within their business and accounting environs.
Ghaz is also heavily involved in our Audit and compliance division, dealing with both smll and medium sized enterprises.
Ghaz also provides Monthly Management Accounts and Taxation compliance services to our clients.
Dil is working for FM Accountants since 2017.
Dil holds BA (Hons) Level 8 qualification in Accounting & Finance and is currently studying towards his ACCA qualifications.
His areas of expertise include new companies setup including Tax Registration and Business Bank Account Opening, Taxation, Payroll and Financial Accounts preparations. Dil handles a number of key management accounts portfolios within the firm, assisting clients on a day to day basis, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting frameworks are in place so as to assist our clients in their accounts and taxation requirements, allowing them to focus on the day to day management of their businesses.
Michael joined FM Accountants in 2017. He has 7 years of experience in Accountancy Practice over UK and Ireland. Michael has studied AAT and has now progressed on to studying ACCA. His area of experience includes Accounts, Management Accounts, Taxation, Payroll and Revenue Compliance.
Lindiwe is the Office Administrator and Trainee Accountant. She is responsible in making sure the office runs smoothly by frequently interacting with clients, arranging and co-ordinating client meetings, ensuring client’s needs are met and assisting in any ad-hoc client requirements.
Lindiwe works with the Accounting team, providing payroll, VAT and bookkeeping services to our clients.
She is working towards completing her ACCA professional exams.