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About Us

Our Ethos

Since its establishment in 1984, Kelly Rahill & Co. provides a comprehensive and reliable professional service covering all aspects of:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Financial and Banking strategies and negotiations

With 36 years experience Kelly Rahill & Company can offer a wide range of high quality services to businesses and companies of all sizes, operating in all sectors.

What we can
offer you

Every business and every individual is different and unique, but there are also many common strands and aspects featuring in all businesses. Even with commercial or financial problems there are also opportunities that frequently spring from them. We can provide you with the tools to make your business a success.

Our business clients vary in size from small family run shops, farms, and businesses to newly established enterprises. We also have a wide range of professional clients, and large private concerns and companies, Co-ops, Credit Unions and government bodies. Our clients are involved in all areas of commerce, industry, agriculture, manufacturing, marketing and consumer services.

What we do

We develop strong lasting relationships with clients and look to provide an efficient service tailored to each client’s individual needs while offering value added financial services of the highest quality. We believe in being proactive in providing practical, commercial advice and cost effective strategic business solutions.

We provide a high quality, personal service. Emphasis is placed on quality management and continuous improvement. We act with integrity without compromise. We provide an independent, dignified, law-and-regulation abiding professional service in the strictest of confidence at all times.

We are client focused; we aim to provide solutions and client satisfaction based on a deep understanding of our client’s requirements and a clear insight into the ever-changing economic and technical aspects of business.

We are people orientated, we will seek to attract and develop the right staff to ensure our business and our client’s future success. We are committed to implementing a programme of continuous Professional Training and Education to provide the technical expertise necessary to ensure a quality service.

As an ACCA Approved Employer at the highest level (Platinum), Kelly Rahill & Co provides a professional environment where staff can fully progress their careers. We are always seeking high achievers with flair and business acumen alongside technical expertise and experience

Partners

The firm was founded by Gerard M. Kelly, B.Comm, MBA, FCCA having qualified in first place in Ireland and third worldwide in his final accountancy exams. Within a very short period of time, the practice expanded. Ann Rahill, CIA FCCA, having worked for a period in industry in San Francisco, joined the practice and it was renamed Kelly Rahill & Co. Ann is also a Chartered Internal Auditor and a qualified mediator with experience in family and company law matters, fraud and dispute resolutions.

With continued development and expansion, the firm recently purchased a strategically placed building at 16 Town Hall Street in Cavan Town Centre. In line with the move to the new premises, we have upgraded the computer systems to include the latest technology, allowing the firm to operate as a paperless office. We have also installed the latest cloud based solutions to allow clients update their accounts anytime, from anywhere, and to work with Kelly Rahill & Co. online to complete accounts quickly, with rapid response times.

Economic Environment

Now, more than ever, business has a need for constructive and forward looking planning, based on practical and realistic expectations from all stakeholders, in order to carve out a path for the medium term to ensure a return to prosperity for the individual business and for the economy as a whole. The need for good, progressive and imaginative accounting and financial advice has never been greater.

Through its partnership with ACCA and network of business consultants and associates, Kelly Rahill & Co. can offer the sort of benefits usually associated with much larger practices and will work with you to restore your business prosperity and business confidence.

Mortgage Arrears
and Insolvency Issues

Kelly Rahill & Co. is on the Panel of Accountants to give independent advice on forbearance arrangements with financial institutions and is available to advise mortgage holders under this scheme. The Personal Insolvency 2012 Act, which was signed into Law in December 2012, gives various options to individuals who are insolvent. Ann recently completed extensive training in this area and successfully passed the associated exam of the Personal Insolvency Practitioner (P.I.P.) course.

Over the past numbers of years, insolvency issues and bank negotiations have been very much a normal part of the work undertaken by Kelly Rahill & Co., who feel now is the time to seize the initiative and create a brighter future by dealing with legacy debts.plete accounts quickly, with rapid response times.

Quality Seal

Kelly Rahill & Co. was one of the first in Ireland to be a recipient of and continues to hold the Quality Seal of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This designation recognises that Kelly Rahill & Co. adheres to best practice within the profession in terms of our day-to-day operations.

To get this seal, the firm continues to demonstrate that we have the most appropriate systems in place to record data and deliver best practice. This award recognises Kelly Rahill & Co’s ability to deliver excellent client service with the best interest of the client at the core of our operations.

ACCA Approved Employer

As an ACCA Approved Employer at the highest level (Platinum), Kelly Rahill & Co provides a professional environment where staff can acquire the full range of experience and training to fully develop their careers and achieve membership.

The programme allows Kelly Rahill & Co. to benchmark training policies and procedures against ACCA world class training standards. Consequently, we continuously seek high achievers with ambition, good personal skills and work ethic, to train and progress with us.

Clients

Our business clients vary in size from traditional family run shops, farms, and businesses to newly established enterprises. We also serve a wide range of professional clients, and large private concerns and companies, Co-operatives, Credit Unions and government bodies. Our clients are involved in all areas of commerce, industry, agriculture, manufacturing, marketing, professional and consumer services.

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.