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Dermot established DBASS (then known as Dermot Brennan & Associates )in 1988. As a qualified Chartered Accountant with many years experience in practice, Dermot offers our clients the benefit of his extensive knowledge to assist with the growth and development of their business.
Dermot heads the firm’s Advisory Department and shares his extensive knowledge of business strategy to help our clients grow their businesses and to improve their performance and profitability. Our clients benefit from Dermot’s practical no-nonsense approach to doing business.
As an experienced accountant Dermot is available to our clients as a sounding board for their ideas. He offers them the benefit of his extensive experience and his in-depth knowledge of their individual businesses.
Dermot offers practical solutions, based on an in-depth knowledge of our client’s businesses as well as offering them a more holistic approach to business which includes lean management and wellness concepts.
*Services Dermot Specialises In:
* Business Advisory
* Next Generation Planning
*Sectors Dermot Specialises In:
Dermot is married to Betty and they have three children, who are currently busy forging careers of their own. In his spare time Dermot plays badminton and is a keen follower of horse racing. He is also an active supporter of the Skyrne GAA Club.
Paul is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in practice. He has a wide experience, across a range of business sectors from drinks and hospitality, agri-foods, to road transport and haulage.
Paul works with a variety of clients of all sizes and is responsible for assisting them with their business operations, Revenue audits and estate planning, as well as providing assistance with financial applications and complex debt restructuring.
Paul provides an open and honest service for our clients, and aims to offer practical advice when it is required, not just when it is requested. He offers peace of mind in the present but also the opportunity to consider how a client’s business may develop into the future.
In doing so clients are able to sound out their ideas and discuss possible developments while benefitting from Paul’s extensive experience and knowledge of their business. Paul’s experience allows him to assist our clients with next generation planning which is essential to not only the welfare of a client’s business but also their family.
*Services Paul Specialises In:
*Next generation planning
*Sectors Paul Specialises In:
Paul is married with two young children and in his spare time is a keen supporter of local GAA. Following on from his agricultural background Paul still enjoys farming and even keeps his own suckler herd.
Michael is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in professional practice and works with and supports a variety of business types including start-ups, established businesses through to international businesses operating in Ireland.
Michael began his training with DBASS following completion of a Degree in Business Management from Trinity College.
He has since completed numerous Audit, Tax and business management courses.
Michael heads the firms Compliance Department and is responsible for assisting clients with their accounts and statutory audits.
As an experienced business advisor Michael offers bespoke tax consultancy services to our clients, ensuring that their service is about much more than just compliance. Michael offers tax restructuring and retirement planning services, and as a qualified insolvency practitioner advises on business restructuring.
Services Michael Specialises In:
Audit and Accountancy
Sectors Michael Specialises In:
Transport & Logistics
Property and Construction
I am married with two wonderful children who keep us well occupied. I love to get out and about for a run or a walk in the countryside and a weekend round of golf. GAA is my passion and I am lucky to be involved with our local underage teams.
Melissa joined DBASS in 2004 as a trainee and having completed her training is now a manager. She manages a portfolio of our SME clients and has particular experience with property and construction sector.
Sean joined DBASS as a trainee in June 2005, following completion of his Degree in Business Studies and Accounting. He is ACA qualified accountant with substantial experience of a number of sectors including Construction, Retail, Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics, Agriculture and Technology.
Sean is currently working as a Senior Manager responsible for a team of (6) in our non-audit team. He has substantial specialist knowledge in the areas of Property & Construction, Revenue Audits and E-Audits, management accounts, business systems review and implementation. Sean also holds a Diploma in Forensic Accounting
Elaine joined DBASS in 2016 and currently works as Audit Manager. She is a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor and Certified Public Accountant and is currently completing a Diploma in Corporate Finance through the ACA.
Elaine works with clients to identify ways in which they can improve their processes and controls in order to make efficiencies and mitigate the opportunity for fraud. She ensures clients are provided with the support they need to act upon any audit recommendations.
Eoghan is a long standing member of DBASS having joined the team in June 2003. He holds a BA in Economics and Politics, a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and is a Chartered Tax Consultant and Chartered Accountant (ACA).
Eoghan is a Taxation Manager and works across the practice ensuring tax compliance for all of our clients. He provides taxation and commercial advice to our clients and is responsible for formulating plans to meet client’s needs in the most efficient manner.
Eoghan is highly experienced in the area of wealth management for companies and individuals, including succession and wealth distribution. He is particularly knowledgeable in the Construction and Services Sectors.
Daniel joined DBASS as a trainee accountant in 1999 and currently works as a Manager within the SME accounts team.
As a qualified Chartered Accountant Daniel provides advice and mentoring to SME’s in a broad range of sectors including bloodstock, professional services and rental property.
His experience covers audit and accounting, taxation, bank finance and business mentoring
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Mathew joined DBASS in July 2016, following completion of his BBS and MA. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant working in the preparation of audit and non-audit financial statements, Income Tax computations and other projects for our clients.
Adrianna joined DBASS in 2014 following completion of her BA in Accounting and Finance and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in November 2017. She is currently working as a Senior Accountant, within our small to medium enterprise department
Yulia joined DBASS in September 2019 and currently works as a Senior Accountant in the accounts and audit area. She is CPA QFA qualified and has extensive experience in hedge fund services and fund accounting.
Yulia has a broad experience including the preparation of Financial Statements for sole traders, SMEs, conducting Audit for charities & the agricultural sector
Susan joined DBASS in June 2018 and is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant. She currently works on the preparation of accounts for SME’s and has extensive experience in the Retail sector.
Alison joined DBASS in June 2019, she holds a BA in Finance and Accounting and is a Chartered Tax Advisor. She is currently working as a Tax Assistant and is responsible for providing advice on tax planning and compliance, tax restructuring and retirement planning.
Serena joined DBASS in June 2017 following completion of her BA in Accounting and Finance and is now a qualified Chartered Accountant. She is currently working as an Accountant on non-audit accounts and management accounts assignments.
Louise joined DBASS in February 2018 as Company Bookeeper. She is a Qualified FCCA Accountant and her responsibilities include offering bookkeeping duties to our clients. She has extensive experience in the manufacturing and technology sectors.
Donal joined DBASS in February 2018 and currently works as an Assistant Accountant working on accounts preparation for a variety of small and medium sized companies.
His experience covers areas such as accounts preparation, tax returns and a variety of bookkeeping tasks including on-site support to our client’s accounting departments.
Barbara joined DBASS in February 2018 as Company Secretary Administrator. She is responsible for assisting our clients with the setup of new companies, ensuring annual returns are filed in a timely manner and advising on share transfers.
Deirdre joined DBASS in June 2019 and is an ACCA qualified accountant. She works on the completion of year end accounts for non-audit companies.
Keith joined DBASS in June 2019 following graduation from his degree in business and management and is currently working as a Trainee accountant. He is involved in the completion of client accounts, preparation of files for Revenue and appropriate filing of client data
John joined DBASS in January2019 following completion of his degree in Law and Media and is currently working as a Trainee accountant. He works in a busy team on small and medium accounts, assisting with a variety of audit assignments.
Desmond joined DBASS in February 2019 following completion of his MA in accounting and is currently working as an Audit Trainee, within our Audit department.
Cody joined DBASS in June 2019 following completion of her Degree in Economics, Politics and Law and is currently working as an Trainee Accountant, within our Tax department.
Joe joined DBASS in 2006 and provides essential administrative support to the wider organisation. Joe’s role is very diverse and covers assisting the accounts team with processing and payment of invoices, event support etc.
Ann manages are your reception area and is responsible for meeting and greeting all of our valued clients and visitors to the DBASS offices. Ann has been with DBASS for 10 years and is an integral part of the team. Her knowledge of our systems and experience dealing with client queries makes her invaluable to the DBASS team.
Sive joined DBASS in January 2019 and is responsible for all of the marketing, event and communications activities at DBASS. She holds a BA in Business and Marketing and a Graduate Diploma in IT and has both digital marketing and graphic design skills.
Sive has worked in a variety of marketing roles across a wide range of sectors including construction, healthcare and finance and is highly knowledgeable in the areas of branding, event management, social media, design and market segmentation.