Barry McNamara
Tax Director

Barry joined RSM Ireland as Senior Manager in 2021, promoted to Director in 2023, and leads the indirect tax services team, which provides compliance and Indirect tax advisory services in Ireland, to a global base of clients.

Barry has specific expertise in; - Cross border supply chain structures, specifically in a post Brexit environment - VAT on Property transactions - VAT on due diligence assignments - VAT recovery optimization - VAT Compliance management.

Prior to joining RSM, Barry worked both in practice and industry, where he spent 7 years with PwC, having initially trained as an accountant in a small practice.   

In addition to practice roles Barry held senior VAT roles in US/European MNC’s in Ireland and the UK and has substantial amount of experience in managing and advising on indirect tax compliance, operational, accounting, and technical aspects on a cross functional and global basis. 

Barry is a fellow of the Association of Charted Accountants Ireland (FCCA), Charted Tax Adviser, Irish Tax Institute (AITI) and has certificates in Financial Service taxation (Capital Markets & Securitisation and Leasing), awarded by the Irish Tax Institute.

Barry contributes to the Irish Taxation Institute and specifically contributes to the Certificate in VAT, run by the Institute.