Stephen is the Head of our Audit and Assurance team, comprising over 600 professionals nationwide. He joined Grant Thornton in 2008 having previously spent ten years with a Big Four firm in Dublin. He has over 25 years’ experience providing audit, assurance and technical accounting advisory services to numerous Irish and multi-national companies and groups.
Stephen works closely large with publicly listed and private clients in the pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotech, and diagnostics sectors. His client portfolio also expands across a wide range of other business sectors including telecommunications, technology, construction, manufacturing and distribution.
He provides his clients with a broad range of services including audits of SEC registrants and internal controls over financial reporting (Sarbanes Oxley) under PCAOB standards, statutory audits for many Irish and UK entities, technical accounting support and advice. Stephen has in-depth knowledge of Irish/UK GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and also has significant experience of US GAAP. Stephen has recent and in-depth experience working with clients in their preparation and execution of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on the NASDAQ stock market.
- Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
- Certified Internal Auditor (Institute of Internal Auditors)