Our Team

Sandra Clarke FCA, AITI – Partner

Sandra is a Chartered Tax Advisor, was elected to the Council of the Irish Tax Institute in 2010, and is incoming deputy president of the Irish Tax Institute. She represents tax practitioners and accountants at both tax district, and TALC level, with the Revenue Commissioners through the Irish Tax Institute/Revenue Branch Network. Sandra has worked in our practice for over 30 years. She has an extensive range of experience in all aspects of auditing and accounting. Sandra is a registered tax consultant, and has a wide range of knowledge in all areas of taxation.

sandra@bcca.ie

Alan Connolly FCCA – Partner

Alan has also worked in our practice for over 30 years. He has a wide range of auditing and accounting experience covering most business types.

He has developed a particular specialism in dealing with the medical profession, and the complications that can exist in their tax returns. Alan has a lot of experience in all areas of personal and corporate taxation.

alan@bcca.ie

 

The rest of our team

Our staff provide the backbone of the practice, and offer an invaluable service to our clients.

All our staff have diverse accounting, auditing, and taxation knowledge with excellent computer literacy

 

Mark Thomas ACCA

Mark is fully qualified accountant, and has worked in our firm since 2000. Mark took some time out to explore the world, and returned to our firm in 2007. During this time, Mark has established himself as a senior member of staff, while gaining a broad knowledge of various industries. Mark has vast experience in all areas of the services we provide, focusing mainly on audit exempt companies, as well as personal and corporate taxation clients. Mark has an active role in accounts preparation, and has extensive knowledge of the company secretarial requirement. Mark also has experience in dealing with specialist assignments, such as insurance brokers, medical practices, and auctioneers.

mark@bcca.ie

 

Anna Diplock FCCA

Anna has been working as a fully qualified account since 2002, joining BCC over four years ago. She has vast experience in all areas of the services we provide, but particularly enjoys dealing with our audit clients. Anna obtained fellowship status of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2012.

anna@bcca.ie

 

Andrew Thompson FCCA AITI

Andrew has worked in practice since 1999, and has a wealth of experience in accountancy, and tax issues faced by small business across a broad range of industries.

Andrew is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and an associate member of the Irish Taxation Institute.

In his spare time, Andrew likes to play golf, and to follow the Kildare footballers.

andrew@bcca.ie

 

Nicola Murray B.A (Accounting & Finance)

Nicola joined our practice in April 2013 having obtained a degree in Accounting and Finance with Dublin City University (DCU). She looks after our company secretarial services for a large number of clients on a day-to-day basis. Nicola also regularly looks after the bookkeeping, and payroll for clients which includes VAT returns, and PAYE returns.

nicolamurray@bcca.ie

 

Sharon Maher

Sharon joined our practice in April 2014. She looks after our company secretarial services for a large number of clients on a day to day basis including formations of new companies, strike-offs, e-filing, and making sure accounts are into the CRO on time, change of directors, shares etc. Sharon also looks after the practice’s reception and administration duties including setting up new clients on our systems, agent links, and tax registrations, and also regularly looks after the bookkeeping for clients which includes VAT returns, and PAYE returns.

She also looks after all administration involved in our AML (anti-money laundering) requirements, and ensures we have all relevant documentation in place for new, and existing customers.

sharon@bcca.ie

 

Brian Kenny ACA

Brian has 15 years’ experience working in practice covering auditing, accounting and tax issues. Brian trained as a Chartered Accountant with Gerard P. Reynolds & Associates, qualifying in 2008. He worked for that firm for 12 years, and rose to the position of Audit Manager.

Brian joined BCC Accountants in June 2016.

He has a particular interest in audits, and also in ensuring company financial statements are technically compliant with the Companies Act 2014, and Irish GAAP.

 

Bernie Feely ACA, AITI, CTA

Bernie joined BCC in August 2016, and has been a qualified Chartered Accountant since 2011, and is also a Chartered Tax Consultant with the Irish Tax Institute.  She has experience in all areas of service which we provide, but enjoys all areas of taxation, in particular Income Tax.

Bernie holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from NUI Galway.  She is an associate member of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, and also of the Irish Taxation Institute.

 

Helen Dyulgerov ACA, AITI

Helen qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2014, and went on to qualify as a Tax Consultant with the Irish Tax Institute in 2016. She has experience in a broad range of accounting and tax, having trained in a small firm, in addition to working in the tax department at Grant Thornton.

Helen joined BCC Accountants in February 2019, working in all areas of service provided.

 

Anna Power ACA, AITI

Anna qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2013, and also qualified as a tax consultant with the Irish Tax Institute in 2014.

Anna joined BCC in September 2018, working in tax.

 

 

 

Our Bookkeeping and Payroll Department

Gillian Slator IATI, CPT

Gillian has worked with the practice for over 14 years, and heads up our bookkeeping department. Gillian works directly with the clients, and creates a weekly or monthly time allocation specific to their needs, normally at their place of business. Gillian has a diverse knowledge of different types of businesses covering VAT, PAYE/PRSI, RCT and Withholding Tax, but specialises in the Medical and Veterinary Sector.

gillian@bcca.ie

 

Patricia Burnett, MIATI, CPT

Patricia re-joined our practice in May 2010, and looks after the needs of a large number of our bookkeeping clients in-house. Patricia, like Gillian, has a diverse knowledge of different types of businesses covering VAT, PAYE/PRSI, RCT, and Withholding Tax. Patricia is also heading up our department preparing employment contracts, and staff handbooks for our clients.

patricia@bcca.ie


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