RSM Ireland

Niall May
Audit & Advisory Partner


Office : Dublin
Biography

A fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Niall has over 20 years’ experience in providing audit, assurance and risk advisory services to a client portfolio which includes large domestic and international companies.

His specialist sectors include TMT, med tech, financial services, professional services and retail.

Niall has in-depth knowledge of Irish/UK GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and has significant experience of US GAAP.

Working extensively with the RSM International network and states bodies Niall supports Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from the US and Europe.

Niall has made numerous presentations to finance professionals and industry groups in the areas of Irish/UK GAAP, IFRS and Company Law. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master's in Accounting from University College Dublin.

Publications

The future of risk management in the financial services sector

29 January 2019
The role of risk management within a business has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. Today, risk management is seen by many as a key enabler of growth and profitability whilst it is also considered a tool for value addition in forms of assurer, assessor and advisor. Since the financial crisis, the regulatory and business environment ...

Impact of the new Companies (Amendment) Act 2017

26 June 2017
The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (‘the Act’) came into force on 9 June 2017. The main purpose of the Act is to transpose the EU Accounting Directive into Irish law and also to fix a few anomalies which were identified in the application of the Companies Act 2014. Read more here ...

The growth role of audit commitees

18 April 2016
The implementation of Companies Act 2014 has created an opportunity for companies to apply best practice when it comes to governance practices and procedures, written by Niall May and Michael Mulholland. click here to read the full report ...