RSM Ireland, one of the top 10 audit, tax and consulting firms in the country and the biggest first-generation firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Declan Walsh as Forensic and Investigation Services Partner within Consulting.
With 15 years’ experience, Declan joined RSM Ireland in 2010. In 2016 he joined the Consulting team to support the growth of the unit and to build on the existing HR and Financial investigation work to form a multi-disciplinary Forensic and Investigation Services unit – a service that has experienced significant growth since. Declan becomes a Consulting Partner with a focus on forensic accounting, fraud investigation, workplace dispute resolution, and Protected Disclosures advisory and investigation. He is member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Corporate, White Collar and Regulatory Crime from Kings Inns and a Diploma in Insolvency from Chartered Accountants Ireland.
Globally, RSM is one of the largest global audit, tax and consulting network that has 820 offices employing 48,000 people and a combined income of over $6.3 billion. RSM Ireland was awarded ‘Advisory Team of the Year’ in the 2019 Irish Accountancy Awards and named ‘Practice of the Year’ in the 2018 Awards. In addition to its headquarters at Trinity House in Ranelagh, the firm has two Midlands offices in Birr, Co Offaly, and Portlaoise, Co Laois.
Speaking about Mr Walsh’s appointment, John Glennon, Managing and Founding Partner of RSM Ireland, said; “I am delighted to welcome Declan Walsh to the RSM Ireland partnership. He is someone that for us epitomises the firm’s values and it has been great to watch his career progress in RSM over the last 11 years. As a firm, we are committed to investing in our staff to ensure we bring exceptional value to our clients. This appointment reflects the growth of the firm’s Consulting services over the past 5 years and will further strengthen our offering in this area, particularly our Forensic and Investigation Services which really sets us apart in the market.”
Mr Walsh added; “I am delighted to join the RSM Ireland partnership and I look forward to continuing to provide innovative solutions to our domestic and international clients across the spectrum of our Forensic and Investigation Services practice and contributing to the further growth and success of our firm.”