Claire is a Director with BDO Northern Ireland’s audit department. A Law & Accounting graduate from Queens University Belfast, Claire has also completed a Masters in Advanced Accounting at University of Ulster and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2008.
As Director, Claire manages a wide portfolio of corporate clients across numerous industry sectors. These include agri-food, wholesale, retail and professional practices across Northern Ireland, United Kingdom and Europe. Through her time with the firm since joining in 2005, Claire has acquired an extensive skill set and experience in statutory audit assignments serving these clients. She also has experience in non-statutory audits of special purpose financial information, limited reviews, systems reviews, accounts preparation and reporting to The Law Society under Solicitors’ Accounts Regulations.
Claire’s specialism is found in group audits including group reporting & consolidations as she has developed strong links and working relationships across the BDO International network. Claire has extensive experience in IFRS reporting and the transition process from UK GAAP to IFRS. Claire also specialises in the area of professional practices and the additional reporting requirements in this sector.