Fortis Advisory - Accountants
  • Upper Cranford Centre
    Dublin 4
Fortis Advisory was founded in 2019 by Padraic O’Rafferty and Aisling Mellon, incorporating O’Rafferty and Company which Padraic had established in 2017. The business was started with the desire to offer a personalised professional service built on many years of experiences in both practice and industry. We are a professional services firm providing Accounting, Tax, Advisory and Liquidation services to our clients. We provide these services to a diverse range of clients from start-ups at the early stages of development through to established businesses with operations in Ireland and overseas. Since establishment, Fortis Advisory has earned a reputation for delivering a high quality, expert and professional service to our clients. We believe in developing strong relationships with our clients and are committed to offering a service which continually exceeds client expectations.

Why choose Fortis Advisory?

Fortis Advisory is committed to providing clients with a range of accountancy and taxation services that add value and are tailored to the business's specific requirements. 

Clients most likely to benefit from the range of services offered by Fortis Advisory are:

  • Business Start ups

  • Small to medium sized businesses

  • Individuals5d4c0daebf8f5ffd3300163f

The team at Fortis Advisory have skill sets appropriate to the services offered and work closely with clients helping them to improve business performance, achieve business goals and experience growth.

Services available from Fortis Advisory.

Business Start up

Complete business advisory service to provide entrepreneurs with support and guidance in the early stages of the business life cycle. These include:

  • Advice on structure

  • Company set-up

  • Taxation registrations

  • Funding advice and assistance

  • Accounting system set-up

  • Payroll set-up

  • Bookkeeping

  • Taxation compliance

  • Company secretarial services

  • Financial year end

  • Management accounts


It is often difficult for business owners to follow the advice that they should "Work on the business, not in the business". While there are many tasks that a business owner might be uncomfortable delegating, bookkeeping is one that can be successfully outsourced once you find the appropriate company. In fact, very often a good bookkeeper will save you money. Fortis Advisory bookkeeping services include:

  • Sales, purchases and bank day books

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Debtors and creditors ledger maintenance

  • Payroll recording

  • General ledger maintenance

Taxation Compliance & Advice

Professional tax advice is essential for business owners and Fortis Advisory have expertise in:

  • VAT


  • Income Tax

  • Relevant Contracts Tax (RCT)

  • Corporation Tax

  • VIES/Intratsat


Accurate calculation of wages and salaries will ensure employees and Revenue are paid on time and that relevant taxes are calculated accurately. Payroll services include:

  • Employee set-up

  • Payroll processing

  • Payslips

  • Payroll reports

  • Acting as agent with Revenue Commissioners

  • Periodic payroll tax returns 

Personal Tax Returns

PAYE workers, self-employed, company directors, business owners, landlords are examples of individuals who need advice on Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax returns.  Fortis Advisory deal with clients across all these disciplines and offer advice accordingly.

CFO Services and Advice

Fortis Advisory offer outsourced CFO/Financial Controller services. Padraic O'Rafferty has held these roles across a number of business sectors including property, healthcare, technology and professional services.

This service allows a small company to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of an experienced CFO/Financial Controller without the staff overhead.

Year End Compliance

  • Accounting

  • Taxation

  • Company Secretarial

Restructuring and Insolvency Services

  • Members’ voluntary liquidations (MVLs)

  • Independent accountants reports for Examinerships

  • Turnaround & restructuring


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