Enda Dillon, Practice Management
Enda Dillon is an economics graduate, obtaining his primary honours degree from the University Of Ulster at Coleraine. He was admitted as an associate of the Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1994 (ACCA), and as a fellow (FCCA) in 1999. Enda is the practice manager with responsibility for training and supervision of staff. His brief extends to general accounting and personal taxes. Over many years in practice, Enda has achieved valuable experience in business restructuring, due diligence, mergers & acquisitions, and takes a lead role in corporate finance engagements for the firm. Enda was previously a partner in Dillon Brady Accountants in Ballina and is a registered auditor.
Alan McCarron, Audit and Financial Services
Alan McCarron is a commerce graduate with a primary honours degree from NUI Galway. He is a Fellow of the Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants with an admission to associateship in 1996 (ACCA) and fellowship (FCCA) in 2001. A chartered tax advisor (CTA), Alan was admitted as an Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute in 2002. He supervises corporate, audit and legal support services for the firm, and his role extends to personal and capital taxes in addition to corporate tax clients. Alan has a special interest in forensic accounting and holds a post graduate Diploma in Forensic Accounting, awarded by Chartered Accountants Ireland in 2009. Alan was previously a partner in Gilhawley McCarron Accountants in Ballina and is a registered auditor.
Eoin McHugh, Accountant
Eoin holds a diploma in accountancy from GMIT Galway. He is a fellow of the Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), admitted to membership (ACCA) in 1996 and fellowship (FCCA) in 2001. Eoin is a senior personal tax accountant and adviser with Dillon McCarron. Eoin is responsible for a diverse client base. He has extensive experience, particularly with personal tax and revenue audit procedure. He owns and manages his own farm near Claremorris, County Mayo and can draw on this understanding of farming and business to provide a unique and relevant support to our clients.
Matthew Browne, Accountant
Matthew qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2012, having previously completed the accounting technician (IATI) qualification in 2007. He has a particular interest in start-up business and advises new clients on appropriate accounting and registration processes. He is an audit senior at Dillon McCarron and is our company secretarial specialist. Having previously worked in construction industry and in print media (Thomas Crosbie Holdings), Matthew brings a unique insight to company accounting and corporate procedure. Along with his other roles, Matthew co-ordinates the cloud-based accounting function for our clients.
Sean Fitzgerald, Accountant
Sean Fitzgerald is a business graduate of GMIT Galway, conferred with an honours Bachelor of business (Accounting) degree in 2010. He graduated from the ACCA professional level programme in 2014. Prior to joining Dillon Mc Carron as an audit senior in 2012, Sean worked in Lir Chocolates Limited, Navan, as a cost and management accountant. Sean supervises the management accounting function and provides support to audit and general financial services as well as IT support within the firm.
Ruth Melody, Accountant
Ruth Melody is an honours economics graduate conferred by NUI Galway. She qualified as a certified public accountant (CPA) in 2006 and holds the position of senior management accountant at Dillon McCarron. A highly experienced finance professional, Ruth typically engages on medium - long term positions with clients, assuming the role of financial manager where a client entity is experiencing a significant transitional phase (e.g. growth, demerger, loss of keyman employee). While not on outsource duty, Ruth covers general financial services and personal taxation roles within the firm.
Payroll & VAT
Diana is an IATI accounting technician graduating in 2003. Diana worked in accounting practice processing VAT and payroll before moving to specialise in payroll support. She undertook the Payroll standard examinations with IPASS, graduating top in her class in 2010 as a certified payroll technician (CPT).
Ann Marie Joyce
Ann Marie is an IATI accounting technician graduating in 2001. Ann Marie has previously worked for Keveny Gilhawley & Co. as an accounts assistance. She has extensive experience in accounting practice and direct taxes, co-ordinating and scheduling VAT returns, and linking this work to accounts production throughout the firm.
Marie holds a diploma in business studies from Sligo IT. She is the senior accounting technician at Dillon McCarron, qualifying second in the country in the IATI exams in 2003. Marie has extensive experience across a broad range of personal tax clients. She has a specialist background in dealing with taxation for medical and dental practices. Marie previously worked with Campbell and Co tax consultants in Ballina.
Tony is an IATI accounting technician graduating in 2006. Tony ran his own business in Killala between 2006 and 2009 and joined Dillon McCarron as the office co-ordinator in 2010. Tony is principally responsible for job scheduling, internal accounts and credit control. He also works in accounts production and processing of indirect taxes for clients.
Barry began his studies in computing and electronic engineering in 2013 but moved discipline to accounting in 2014. He received his diploma in Accounting and business in 2016 and is currently studying for the ACCA professional exams. He is training in audit and financial services and is the co-senior on a number of important audit engagements. Barry has undertaken specialist training on audit procedure in the charities sector.