Meet The Team
Corporate Finance & Recovery Manager
Shane Connors is Managing Partner of Connors and Co., Chartered Accountants, servicing the South East region with offices in Waterford and Kilkenny.
He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a first-class honours MBA degree. Shane has over 20 years’ experience of working in and advising Irish SME’s and has also lived in Eastern Europe where he worked for an international commodity trading company. Shane has also held senior management roles and managed assets more than €250m.
Shane has extensive experience across many sectors including retail pharmaceuticals, wholesale distribution, technology, construction, plant hire, professional services, and internationally traded goods. His unique experience gained in corporate finance and especially in mergers and acquisitions makes him an expert in this area, and one of the most sought-after professionals in this field based in the South East.
Within the practice, Shane specialises in the following areas:
Acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and succession planning in the SME sector
Cash flow forecasting and cost reduction programmes
Bank and other financing options, reviews and re-negotiations
Liquidations, examinerships, corporate recovery and turnaround strategies
Audit & Compliance Partner
Martin Hill is the Audit and Compliance Partner of Connors and Co., Chartered Accountants, a firm servicing the South East region with offices in Waterford and Kilkenny.
Martin is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over thirty years’ experience of advising SME’s for clients ranging from start-ups to established businesses. Martin has extensive experience across many diverse business sectors to include credit unions, retail pharmacy, construction, professional services, retail, and property management.
As is our firm, Martin is forward thinking and innovative and, in its infancy, championed the use of cloud accounting which has brought greater efficiencies to both clients and the practice.
Martin has been a partner in various accountancy practices for the past twenty-three years and brings his extensive experience to the following specialist areas:
Audit compliance, to include internal audit regulatory compliance.
Accounts preparation for SMEs, non-audit companies and not-for-profit organisations.
Corporation tax and statutory compliance.
General business advisory.
Forensic accounting services, to include expert witness.
Connors and Co was established in 2014 by Shane Connors, following the acquisition of the O’ Neill Foley practice in Waterford.
The firm has almost a forty year history in Waterford and has developed an extensive client base across many sectors, both locally and nationally.
Shane Connors is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has worked in senior management positions both in Industry and in Practice for many years. In particular, he spent over seven years working in the wholesale and retail pharmaceutical sector, where he was involved in the acquisition and management of in excess of 150 retail assets and assets valued in excess of €250 million.
His unique experience gained in corporate finance and especially in mergers and acquisitions makes him an expert in this area, and one of the most sought after professionals in this field based in the Southeast.
There are also a number of long serving staff in the firm, and a growing number of new intakes and further expansion is planned in the years ahead to meet the needs of our clients.
Contact us below
Connors and Co.
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
Unit 12L Six Cross Roads Business Park
Tel: (051) 872 824
Connors and Co.
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors,
Unit 3 and 4
Lower Walkin Street
Tel: (051) 872 824