About Us

At John E Hughes & Co. we provide accountancy, audit, consultancy and taxation services to small and medium sized businesses.Our clients range from new start-ups and micro-businesses to established firms in all industry sectors. We deal with the whole lifecycle of a business from start-up, through the years of trading to exit and disposal.

The principal of the firm is John Hughes, a qualified Chartered Accountant with considerable experience both in practice and business. A native of Sligo, John has held senior positions in practices in Sligo, Dublin, Kerry and Limerick before establishing his own practice in North Kerry. He also served as a member of the North Western Regional Fisheries Board from 2000 to 2010 and during that period was a member of its Audit Sub-Committee. This has given him an in-depth understanding of Government funded bodies and the regulations and reporting requirements of such organisations.

We work closely with clients to:

  • Fulfil their financial and tax compliance requirements and solve their tax problems.
  • Help them grow and prosper.
  • Provide them with key information about the performance of their business to enable them to plan and manage.

We adopt a flexible approach to all assignments and tailor our services to meet the specific requirements of each client. We recognise the value of your time and we will meet at a location and time suitable to you. We also offer out of hours appointments so that we won’t interrupt your working day.

Why choose a Chartered Accountant?

Chartered Accountants are members of the Chartered Accountants Ireland, the premier body of accountants which promotes the highest professional services delivered with integrity. This also means Chartered Accountants are backed up by a professional institute who are there to assist your accountant (and ultimately you) with all the training and professional support required to meet the challenges of this changing business world.

The Chartered Accountant’s qualification is designed to produce well rounded business oriented accountants that are able to produce high quality and compliant sets of accounts, while also understanding the business and its unique challenges.

Chartered Accountants are required to complete on-going professional development training which ensures they are current on all areas of their profession. The professional reputation of Chartered Accountants is highly prized and jealously guarded.

You demand the best for your business so demand the best from your business service providers and choose a Chartered Accountant.