Established in 2009, Frances Hegarty & Co is conveniently located at 6A Crestfield Business Centre, Glanmire, Cork.
We understand the demands of modern business and endeavour to develop and maintain strategies to make our clients business a success in the market-place.
Recommendations and referrals from clients have been the key to our growth in reputation and size. With a highly qualified team of accountants and business advisors we provide a comprehensive financial, taxation and
business development service to our clients.
Our firm is regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Statutory accounting is the foundation of compliance services at Frances Hegarty & Co. Our clients include small- large companies and family businesses. We also represent industry sectors including professional services.
An audit is a statutory requirement, needed for certain companies which is strictly controlled by the Companies’ Acts. In certain instances your bank may also require your books to be audited by an independent auditor.
Company Law in Ireland imposes a wide range of duties on every company, such as filing annual returns, circulating accounts and maintaining statutory registers, all of which can prove onerous and time-consuming.
At Frances Hegarty & Co., we can provide you with a complete payroll service that ensures all your staff are paid accurately and on time. Managing salaries and administering payroll is one of the most time intensive functions in any business.
Starting a new business is a major and exciting commitment. Our team at Frances Hegarty & Co. provide a comprehensive service to small and medium sized businesses from helping start-ups to the development and expansion stages of a company.
At Frances Hegarty & Co., our tax consultants provide a full range of taxation services to both individuals and corporate clients in Cork. We have developed a comprehensive understanding of our clients' requirements.
Frances is a highly qualified Chartered Accountant who has been operating her own practice since 2009. Prior to this she was a partner in a busy Cork City based firm where she gained a wealth of experience.
Frances has a very pragmatic approach to business which clients appreciate and for which she is very well respected for with a phenomenal client retention rate.
From the outset Frances has always had a hands-on approach with her clients, partnering with them closely with the goal of seeing their business reach its full potential.
With a comprehensive and up to date knowledge on all things tax related Frances specialises in providing her clients with expert advice on taxation matters.
In her spare time Frances enjoys travelling & spending time with her family.
Noelle is a Bachelor of Business Studies graduate from CIT and an ACCA student.
Noelle joined the team in 2021, having spent six years in another Cork City practice where she gained a wealth of experience. Her areas of expertise include; the preparation of year end accounts, income tax returns and the preparation and submission of VAT returns.
In her spare time, Noelle enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and getting outdoors.
Kristen began her career in Accountancy Practice in 2007. She completed the ATI in 2009. Since then Kristen has gained years of valuable experience preparing accounts for many different industries ranging from hotels, retail, transport and construction.
Kristen’s role in this firm includes the preparation of client’s year end accounts, liaising with clients and assisting them with bookkeeping queries and assistance with software set up. With Kristen’s experience with the construction industry she provides clients with assistance with any RCT queries they may have and notifying Revenue of sub-contractor payments.
In her spare time, Kristen enjoys trail & mountain running.
Nicole joined the team in 2011 having previously worked in another practice in a similar role where she gained a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience. Originally coming from the ladies fashions industry Nicole has over 20 years’ experience in administration.
Nicole co-ordinates the day to day running of the office ensuring that all clients needs are met and Revenue and CRO deadlines are met in a timely manner.
In her spare time Nicole enjoys Powerlifting. She represented Ireland on the IPF Masters team in 2019 & 2020 where she brought home silver and bronze medals for her country.
Maria has twenty-five years’ experience within the Company Secretarial aspect of practice, having begun work in the Company Secretarial department of a city-based accountancy firm in 1997. Maria has been with the practice since its initial opening in 2009.
Maria looks after the Company Secretarial requirements for all our clients working closely with them to ensure deadlines are met and that the company remains up to date and compliant with the Company’s Secretarial obligations.
In August 2021 Maria was awarded a Certificate in Company Secretarial Law and Practice. This Certificate is jointly awarded by the Diploma Centre of the Law Society of Ireland and the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI). Maria holds CG (Affiliated) status with the Chartered Governance Institute.
Our payroll specialist, Jurgita, looks after the payroll requirements for our clients.With her Payroll Fetac Level 5 qualification, she has an excellent knowledge in this area. Jurgita is currently working towards her Accounting Technician qualification in CIT.Jurgita joined the team in 2019 having previously worked as Office Manager/Bookkeeper in an Auctioneers office. Jurgita also works in our accounting department assisting in the preparation of end of year accounts plus preparation and submission of VAT returns.
In her spare time Jurgita enjoys travelling and also loves to bake, creating amazing works of art for her friends and family!
Meadhbh joined the team in September 2021 having previously worked in a similar role in another practice. Meadhbh’s main focus in the practice is bookkeeping, including VAT compliance, bank reconciliations and more.
She is a member of ACCA and is working towards her accounting qualification having joined an accounting practice after completing school.
Frances Hegarty & Co. came highly recommended to us by a friend. We have worked with Frances and her professional, competent and trustworthy team for two years now. The team are astute, knowledgeable, proactive, responsive and reliable. As a growing start up business, we feel we could not be in safer hands.”
Starting out in business is a daunting time for everyone. Having Frances and her team in our corner took much of the worry out of that difficult time. The expertise available helped us navigate the start up period helped us to stabilise, build and grow our company. With Frances Hegarty and Co Accountants, our experience has always been a service which is clear, trustworthy and professional, delivered in a manner both friendly and open.”
Frances Hegarty has looked after my accounting Affairs for the past sixteen years or there abouts. Frances is a Dedicated Professional. Her knowledge and attention to detail is exemplary. We look on Frances and her Team as partners and thank her for keeping us up to speed in new legislations and regulations. Our overseas Partners in our business have also engaged the Services of Frances Hegarty and Company I would recommend Frances Hegarty to anyone”
Frances Hegarty & Co | Company No: 380871 | Audit Registration No : AI017105