Jason is our partner responsible for the strategic development of the firm. Jason is also the Assurance & Compliance Partner. He is responsible for designing and implementing Risk and Compliance Services to a broad range of clients in the public and private sector.
Jason has significant experience and expertise in the planning and execution of risk and compliance assignments and has also been responsible for designing and implementing new risk management systems, strategic planning frameworks and compliance universes for corporate SME’s, Credit Unions, Charities and Not for Profit Organisations.
Jason is a renowned trainer and has built his reputation on delivering practical and engaging board training, management team mentoring and presenting at conferences.
Qualification: Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA), Certified internal Auditor & Qualified Risk Officer.
Sean is a partner in our Corporate Finance & Taxation department, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and management buy-outs. He also has an extensive range of tax experience and has advised clients in many sectors, including construction, property, technology, manufacturing, retail, distribution and local authorities, as well as advising on personal taxation matters and succession planning.
His areas of expertise include tax based property transactions, re-organizations, revenue audits, employee issues and taxation issues to specific owner-managed businesses (both corporate and sole traders / partnerships).
Qualification: FCA Specialises: Mergers & Acquisitions, Management Buy-Outs, Due Diligence, Personal Tax, Succession Planning, Tax Based Property Transactions, Re-organizations.
Darren is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA). Darren joined Whelan Dowling & Associates in 2013 and was appointed Partner in 2020. Darren is the firm’s Audit Compliance Partner with responsibility for overseeing the delivery of the firm’s audit and assurance services.
Darren has a diverse portfolio which includes Credit Unions, SMEs, CIB Subsidiaries, Charities and Not for Profit Organizations. Darren has also worked extensively in the Renewable Energy sector including advising a client on the sale of their Irish solar business to a multinational buyer.
John is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA). John joined Whelan Dowling & Associates in 2013 and was appointed Partner in 2020.
John maintains a portfolio of Credit Unions, Charities and Not for Profit Organisations. John provides audit and assurance services. Assurance services include internal audit, risk management, strategic planning and governance compliance. John has extensive experience with SORP financial statements and advising on governance aspects of non-for-profit entities. John has recently worked with a number of not for profit organisations in registering with the Charities Regulator.