Prior to joining the practice Tom worked as a financial manager for a major multinational and member of the company’s corporate Internal Audit team with the principal responsibility for internal audit. This included oversight roles on projects which ranged in cost from €10 Million to €200 Million.
Audrey Crean (A.I.T.I CTA F.C.C.A. C.I.I.) is the Taxation Partner in O'Gorman Brannigan Purtill & Co. Audrey set up the advisory taxation practice in 2008 and has worked on some very interesting projects since then.
She has extensive knowledge of all areas of taxation and provides advice in the area of succession planning, business planning and tax planning to both companies and individuals. She also carries out taxation consultancy for other accountants, solicitors and businesses in general.
She is an annual speaker for the Clonmel Chamber of Commerce presenting the annual Budget briefing. Audrey also assisted in drafting the CPA Certified Tax Adviser course (CTAX) and is also a lecturer on this course.
Eric is a partner based in our Dublin office. He has notable proficiency in the delivery of quality audit, accounting, payroll, company secretarial, revenue compliance, NI revenue and companies house compliance, employment law and other advisory services. Eric has a key role on the provision of audit and accounting services to clients ranging from SME’s to large companies, charities, not-for-profit, professional services firms and individuals.
He manages a client base which spans across a range of industry sectors, including charities where he has a particular understanding of regulatory reporting and compliance requirements.
With over 20 years’ experience, he has gained invaluable insight and knowledge across a variety of sectors and specialisms. An Associate member of CIPD, BBS (Management) Hons Eric also has extensive experience with planning and implementing human resource policies, programs, and practices whilst advising on legal compliance issues and employment best practice during a previous senior role within a medium sized company.
Eric is able to provide strategic and operational support to clients when required. He takes the time to understand his client’s business and the specific needs of each. Most importantly he ensures each client receives a personal service.
Colette joined O’Gorman Brannigan Purtill & Co. in June 2008 and is the audit and tax manager for Clonmel and Dublin. Colette is an Associate of Chartered Accountants Ireland since 2004 and a Chartered Tax Adviser with the Irish Taxation Institute since 2006.
Colette has gained considerable experience in the areas of audit and accountancy and overseas our major audit clients. Colette now specialises in providing taxation advice to in-house clients and external accountants, solicitors and businesses.
Colette ensures that all work is performed to the highest of standards and is committed to providing a quality and prompt service to clients.
Eimear Cooney, B.Eng., CAT, ACCA is an Audit Manager with the Clonmel firm having joined the team in 2012.
Eimear is highly competent in a wide range of fields but mainly specialises in regulated entities including external & internal auditing of credit unions, solicitors and medical practitioners. She also has a wealth of experience with small and medium sized clients. Having been self-employed herself for many years ensures she provides a client focused service.
Bernie O'Rahilly, CIMA is an Audit Manager with our Clonmel firm. Bernie joined the Clonmel team in 2015 having gained valuable experience in a variety of industries including the food sector and the hotel business.
Bernie is highly competent in carrying out all aspects of the statutory audit process. She also prepares accounts for our small to medium sized businesses including their final tax returns and provides an advisory service also. Bernie has sound knowledge of the food manufacturing sector having worked as an in house accountant in this sector for over 15 years.
Bernie also specialises in preparing accounts and audits for our regulated solicitors and our schools.