HSOC has an unrivalled team of chartered accountants and tax consultants based in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin. Our accounting and taxation specialists offer businesses in Ireland and overseas with tailored financial advice, auditing and taxation. HSOC’s department of personal financial advisors have been advising clients through retirement, wealth management and inheritance matters for decades. Across the firm, we hold qualifications with Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA).

Staff

Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy

Customer Service Manager

Karen joined HSOC in 2006 as Customer Service Manager. In addition to managing existing client relationships she also handles new client enquiries. Karen provides support to the Partners and Senior Management.
Prior to joining HSOC Karen worked in Event Management.
Karen recently received a Merit in Fetac Level 5 Course in Criminology.

karen.murphy@hsoc.ie

Alison Ruttle

Alison Ruttle

Financial Services

Alison joined HSOC in 2002 where she works in the Financial Services Department, providing asset management services to clients.
Prior to joining HSOC she worked in London for ten years in the Financial Services Industry.
Alison was instrumental in establishing the financial services compliance standards and procedures within HSOC.
Alison is a qualified QFA and a member of the LIA. She is currently studying for a Professional Diploma in Retirement Planning Advice.

alison.ruttle@hsoc.ie

Pat McCormack

Pat McCormack

Financial Services

Pat joined the Financial Services Department at HSOC in 2014 having taken early retirement from Aviva Life and Pensions after more than thirty years service.
He has vast experience in the pensions industry as most of his career was spent as a Consultant to the country’s leading corporate and individual pension advisors.
Pat is a member of the Insurance Institute, a Qualified Financial Advisor and an Aviva Trustee.

pat.mccormack@hsoc.ie

Robert Busby FIATI

Robert Busby FIATI

Accounts

Robert has been a member of the Accounting Department since 1998. His specialty lies in the preparation of accounts for non-audit companies’, sole trader’s and property management companies.
Robert holds a fellowship with the Accounting Technicians Ireland.

robert.busby@hsoc.ie

John McCarthy CPA

John McCarthy CPA

Audit & Accounts

John is a qualified Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland having previously obtained a Bachelor of Business (Honours) Degree from Tralee Institute of Technology.
John began his accounting career with Peevers Slye Cotter in Kerry. Having completed his training contract and CPA exams John moved to Westboro Partners and O Connor Pyne & Co Limited in Cork where he worked for a number of years.
In October 2014 John joined HSOC.
From his previous employments and studies John has built up a wealth of knowledge in accountancy, audit and tax from working on clients both large and small from a wide variety of business sectors.

john.mccarthy@hsoc.ie

Aliona Fomiciova

Aliona Fomiciova

Audit & Accounts

Aliona holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, her subjects being English & German Language and Literature.
Before becoming an Irish citizen Aliona lived a number of years in Moldova, Russia and graduated with a degree in business from the University of the Ukraine. For several years Aliona was a manager of a property management and letting firm in which she gained vast experience in both providing back office and management services.
Aliona joined HSOC as a member of the Audit Department, providing audit and accounting services to the firm.

aliona.fomiciova@hsoc.ie

Liam McLaughlin

Liam McLaughlin

Audit & Accounts

Liam joined the Practice in June 2014 having graduated from Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) with an MA in Accounting. Prior to this Liam acquired a 2.1 Honours Degree in Accounting, also from LYIT.
As a member of the Audit Department Liam has responsibility for a portfolio of clients in the construction and related sectors.

liam.mclaughlin@hsoc.ie

Elena Moldovanu

Elena Moldovanu

Audit & Accounts

Elena graduated from AL I Cuza University, Romania with a BA Degree in Accounting in 2010.
Prior to joining HSOC Elena worked as an administration clerk in Harvey Norman where she gained valuable book keeping experience.
In the Audit Department of HSOC, Elena’s specialty area includes the agri sector.

elena.moldovanu@hsoc.ie

Keith O’Shea

Keith O’Shea

Audit & Accounts

Keith holds an Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Degree from NUI Galway University and a Master’s of Arts Degree in Accounting from the Athlone Institute of Technology.
In the Audit Department of HSOC, Keith specialty area includes accounting for Charitable Bodies and the Medical Sector.

keith.oshea@hsoc.ie

Muireann Ni Laoi

Muireann Ni Laoi

Audit & Accounts

Muireann is a graduate of DIT where she studied International Hospitality. During her course Muireann decided that she wanted to study accountancy and become an auditor and upon completion of her studies joined HSOC. Muireann provides audit and accounting services to both local and foreign firms.

muireann.nilaoi@hsoc.ie

Tindy Lau

Tindy Lau

Audit & Accounts

tindy.lau@hsoc.ie

Jessica Swan

Jessica Swan

Audit & Accounts

jessica.swan@hsoc.ie

JM Tano

JM Tano

Audit & Accounts

joremmae.tano@hsoc.ie

Eiffel Liu

Eiffel Liu

Tax

Eiffel is a Tax Trainee with HSOC Financial & Business Advisors. She joined the firm in October 2014.
She holds an Honours Degree in Accounting Finance from Dublin Business School and Masters of Accounting from Dublin Institute of Technology.
Among Eiffel’s responsibilities are the preparation of personal income tax returns, advising on payroll issues relating to BIK and obtaining tax registrations for both individuals and corporates.

eiffel.liu@hsoc.ie

Marie Barry MIATI

Marie Barry MIATI

Manager Bookkeeping

Marie is a member of the Institute of Accounting Technicians Ireland since 1997 and IPASS Payroll since 2001. She has been involved with payroll and bookkeeping since the early 1980’s and has amassed vast knowledge and technical expertise in both of these areas.
Marie joined HSOC in 2001, since then she has helped raise the profile of the Payroll & Bookkeeping department and has been instrumental in making it an integral part of the practice.
Clients demand different approaches and different software packages to be used to suit their own circumstances. Marie has a proven ability to adapt to any new package that is required in her role as Manager in the Payroll & Bookkeeping department. Marie’s clients cover a broad range of industries, including fast food franchises, construction, hotels and medical practices.

marie.barry@hsoc.ie

Lorraine Barry

Lorraine Barry

Payroll

Lorraine joined HSOC in July 2015 after completing a course in Digital Humanities. Lorraine is currently working in the Payroll & Bookkeeping department and is in the process of completing her IPASS qualification.

lorraine.barry@hsoc.ie