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About Us

Our Ethos

We have built a reputation as providers of a full range of robust and effective accounting, taxation, audit and business advisory services for our clients who consist of private individuals, sole traders, SME’s, family companies, not for profit entities and larger organisations and businesses with a national and international reach.

Our clients operate across a broad range of business sectors and they rely on and trust us to provide timely, relevant and effective solutions to their needs.

Irrespective of size, when you become a client you get the best of both worlds with on-tap expertise from experienced yet approachable experts in the complex areas of tax planning, accounting regulations, revenue compliance audits and more, supplied with accountability and friendly service.

We are consistently ‘exceptional as standard’; we are committed to serving our clients with a winning combination of extensive knowledge, clear and proactive advice and value for money.

 

Meet the team

See who is behind our award winning practice and put a face to the name of your new accounting team. Our team has years of experience and will offer you the best service available to ensure you succeed.

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John McEvoy FCCA

Principal Accountant and Statutory Auditor

John qualified as an Chartered Certified Accountant in 1989. He worked in London and Dublin with Deloitte before founding his own practice in Trim in 1994.  He has many years experience in navigating clients through change and adding value and sustainable growth to their business in the long term. He has a proven and well established track record of advising a wide base of clients across many sectors in the areas of Accounting , Business Advisory, Audit, Assurance, Tax planning , Revenue Audits and Compliance .

He is the firms statutory auditor registered under the Companies Acts and with the ACCA.

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Laura McEvoy

Accounting Graduate

Laura is an Accounting Graduate from NUI Maynooth. She is responsible for technology and ICT training and provides support services to other team members in accounting , bookkeeping and payroll.

 

 

General Questions

Isn’t it just larger businesses that need an accountant?
Of course not, even the smallest business can benefit from advice on ways to minimise tax and manage their accounts. If you prefer, we can handle all of your bookkeeping, regular management accounts and VAT returns on your behalf. The added benefit of us being involved is that having prepared the books it makes the final accounts much easier, saving time and keeping costs down.

 

Working with an accountant is an added cost to any business. However, the cost should be offset by the value they add. We work closely with our clients to achieve their goals. By getting to know you and your business well, we can tailor what we do specifically for your needs and your strategy, thereby adding value.

 

We aim to provide you with a fixed fee quote that will cover the areas we will work on together. This will be based on the complexity and volume of the tasks involved. Should any additional assignments come up during the year then we will provide a quote in advance, unless the matter is urgent and it is in your best interests to take action on your behalf. We offer you the chance to pay our fees monthly and avoid having a large invoice in one go, which helps your cashflow. One thing is for sure, if you telephone with a query you won’t get a bill. We want you to let us know how you are.

If you want to keep your own accounting records, then that is fine. If you need some help then we can give you some training. Ensuring that you understand the best way to prepare your accounting information makes it easier for us to complete your accounts or tax return. If we do this for you then you can concentrate on running your business.

 

Sometimes it helps to have a fresh pair of eyes look at your business. We will listen to you and firstly understand the history of the business and then how you want to develop it. We can carry out a “healthcheck” of the operating systems, management and financial reporting in place; advise on any matters arising and recommend any actions required. All designed to match up with your goals, which we established at the outset.

 

What our Clients Say

"John McEvoy and Co have acted as Accountants and Business Advisors to my companies for over 30 years. As principal John’s breath of knowledge of the business climate, the economy and the SME sector in particular , is unparalleled. The economic crisis of ‘08 was a traumatic period for business in Ireland but John’s steady hand, targeted hands on assistance and sound common sense advice was a major factor in our survival in business.
For day to day strong professional support particularly with Taxation and Revenue matters then Michelle O’Reilly is always available to advise and assist. She is some you know “ gets it “ and understands the daily pressures of operating in the SME sector.
For sole traders, SME’s or just personal Tax advice, with John McEvoy and Co you get a “ big 4 “ service offering on the High Street".

-Paul Byrne Managing Director

P&A Byrne Transport Services Limited

 
 
 

"We have been a client since our business began in 2014. In that time we can only say that we have been provided with exceptional service by John and his team that are professional, knowledgeable and responsive. They have been with us every step of the way in helping us to become the award winning company that we are today".

Barry and Stephen Goulding

BSG Design Limited - Trim

 
 
 
 

"We have been working with John McEvoy + Co for many years. We really appreciate the personal service we get from John and his team. They provide us with expert advice in relation to our annual accounts and tax returns. They have been a great support to us down through the years and are always available and happy to assist. Our business has benefited greatly from their considerable experience and forward thinking advice".

Thomas and Liz Lenihan

The James Griffin Pub

Trim

"We have been working with John McEvoy & Co  for over twenty years. We really appreciate the personal service we get from John and his team. They provide us with expert advice in relation to our annual accounts, tax and Solicitors’ accounts. The team at John McEvoy & Co are very professional, and always give clear advice, support and guidance in a prompt, timely and efficient manner.

We feel we can pick up the phone to them whenever we need to and discuss our business matters."

O Sullivan O Dowd Solicitors

Dublin