Deirdre Kiely FCPA, FCCA, BL, BCL,

Deirdre Kiely

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Deirdre Kiely, Principal has over 30 years’ experience providing accounting, auditing and business advisory services to clients across a wide variety of sectors and industries including SME’s, Professionals, Charities and Not for Profits and Corporates.

Deirdre was Head of the Audit, Advisory and Assurance department at one of Ireland’s top ten accountancy firms before establishing Kiely & Co.

Deirdre is past president of CPA Ireland and is chair of CPA Ireland’s Registration Committee. She is also past chair of CPA Ireland’s Strategy Review Group, Auditing Practices Committee and former member of the Financial Reporting Committee. 

Deirdre is a board member of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency and the Courts Services. She is chair of the Audit Committee of the Court Services and member of the Audit Committee of Tusla. Deirdre has been a board member of the Social Finance Foundation and past chair of its audit committee. She is a former board member and Audit Committee chair of Barnardos and also served on the regional board of Enterprise Ireland.

Deirdre is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) and Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She holds an honours degree and masters in law from University College Cork. She is a qualified Barrister and qualified financial adviser.