The Accountancy firm of Murray Cloney & Associates, Charleville was founded by the partnership of Michael Murray and Paul Cloney in 1992, working out of an office in the town’s Main Street. In 1997 the firm acquired new premises at Old Cork Road in Charleville, where a staff of nine now operate in our rapidly expanding practice.
In the intervening years the firm has built up a thriving business based on best practice and the quality of service it provides to its ever expanding client list. This culminated in 2006 with the awarding of the prestigious ACCA Quality Checked Mark, following extensive monitoring of the operational methods employed in the office and ensuring that best practice was followed in providing a top class service to clients. This award was re-issued to us again in 2013.
The firm opened a new branch in Kilmallock, Co. Limerick in September 2006 in response to the growing demand from clients in the South Limerick area and along the North East Cork border territory. In 2016 we opened a branch office in Unit 1,Mahon Innovation Centre, Bessboro Road,Blackrock, Cork, Tel: 021-2428795. This office operates on an appointment basis to cater for our extensive client base in Cork City and surrounding areas.
Michael Murray F.C.C.A. is a native of Mallow, Co. Cork. He qualified as an Accountant in 1990. Michael is Xero Qualified and his specialist areas include farming and farm tax planning, succession planning, mortgage forbearance and I.T and innovation. Michael is an active member of the Board of Charleville Chamber of Commerce.
Paul Cloney a native of Fermoy, graduated as a Certified Public Accountant in 1993. In 1992 together with Michael Murray they established Murray Cloney & Associates Accountants, and they have a client base throughout Munster. Paul’s specialist areas are the retail sector, business start up’s and audits. Paul is an active member of Fermoy G.A.A
Katie O’ Leary is our senior Auditor. Having completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree with first class honours at UCC, she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. She also worked as Audit Manager for ten years with a top accountancy firm in Limerick.
Jitka joined the firm in 2012 after completing an ACCA Certified Accounting Technician course. She achieved 1st place in the world in the Foundations of Financial Management exam and is ACCA qualified. Her main duties are accounts preparation for both sole traders and companies and taking care of firm’s internal accounts.
Jackie is Xero Qualified and has worked as a book keeper for over 25 years on different packages and also trains people on accounts at that individuals pace. Jackie is married with 3 daughters.
Michael graduated UL with a Bachelor of Business Studies degree, majoring in Accounting & Finance with a financial services minor & currently studying with CPA Ireland. Duties include preparation of all VAT, PAYE & RCT returns. He also provides a book keeping service for our clients along with accounts preparation.
Breda Connery has been with our firm since November 2001. Her role within the company includes accounts preparation and bookkeeping.
Marie joined our team in March 2014. She does bookkeeping, accounts preparation and back up administration. She hopes to commence her accounts technician exams later this year.
Nicola O’ Halloran
Nicola joined the team in September 2013 as a Receptionist/Secretary. Her role in Murray Cloney & Associates is mainly the day to day running of our office as well as meeting with clients and dealing with any queries that may arise.