Meet the team

Michael C Goss BA(Hons) FCA - Director

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Michael completed college in 1989 with a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting from University of Ulster Jordanstown. He worked over 10 years in a large provincial chartered accountancy practice where he gained invaluable knowledge in a wide range of businesses and then set up his own practice in 1998. Michael then became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland in 1997.

As proprietor of the Company, Michael aims to keep it at the forefront of the accountancy profession through continuous development of the firm. This is achieved by investing in reliable professional people. He has a wealth of experience as a general practitioner, advising on all aspects of accounting, taxation and finance with his focus on supporting the development of businesses.

He is well versed in supporting start-up, early years and fast track businesses and much of his work revolves around assisting with the development of management information, profit improvement and business planning for clients together with tackling the financial challenges that face business on a regular basis.

Michael prides himself in having a dedicated, young, enthusiastic and future orientated team. It is the ability and energy of the team at Michael Goss & Co Ltd that have contributed to his rapid growth and success.

Email: michael.goss@mgoss.co.uk


Michelle McCoy BA(Hons) ACA - Manager

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Michelle graduated from University of Ulster Jordanstown 2006 and became an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland in 2009.

Michelle joined Michael Goss & Co Ltd as a student back in 2004. She has a wide range of experience in all aspects of general practice and specialises in SAGE consultancy.

Email: michelle.mccoy@mgoss.co.uk


Brenda McAllister BA(Hons) MSC ACA - Manager

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Brenda obtained her qualifications at the University of Ulster Jordanstown. She became an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland in 2006.

Before joining the firm in 2008 she worked in general practice, obtaining a wide range of experience and servicing a diverse client base.

Brenda leads many of our company audits whilst continuing to be responsible for a variety of business services for clients.

Email: brenda.mcallister@mgoss.co.uk


Kathryn Carroll

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Kathryn joined Michael Goss & Co Ltd in 2006 and qualified as an Accounts Technician in 2010. She has gained valuable experience in dealing with VAT and payroll and guides clients through the maze of legislation that surround these areas.

Email: kathryn.carroll@mgoss.co.uk


Eimer McQuillan - Business Development Manager

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Eimer joined the practice in 2008 to promote and market Michael Goss & Co Ltd, including recruitment and business development.

With years experience in banking and insurance, Eimer works on a part time basis looking after the accounts administration as well as all compliance issues within the practice. Eimer also deals with recruitment, marketing and general business development.

Email: eimer.mcquillan@mgoss.co.uk


David Magill ACCA

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David graduated from University of Ulster Jordanstown in 2008 and became a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in 2012.

Before joining the firm he worked in general practice in both the UK and ROI being responsible for a large cross section of clients with particular expertise in motor trade, legal profession and school academies.

David joined Michael Goss & Co Ltd in April 2016.

Email: david.magill@mgoss.co.uk


Ann McGuigan

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Ann works on a part time basis in our Payroll Department. She qualified as an Accounts Technician back in 1992 and has a vast wealth of valuable experience in PAYE and employment issues. Ann ensures her client base complies with statutory reporting requirements within imposed deadlines. She also advises clients on payroll, helping them run their operations efficiently and compliantly. Her breadth of experience means she can quickly advise clients on the best way to manage their particular payroll and does so in a calm and professional manner.

Email: ann.mcguigan@mgoss.co.uk


Laura Cunningham

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Laura joined Michael Goss & Co Ltd in October 2017. Before joining the Company, Laura had over 3 years’ experience working in practice. She qualified as an Accounts Technician in July 2017 and is continuing her studies with the firm.

Email: laura.cunningham@mgoss.co.uk


Kathryn Burns

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Kathryn joined the firm in June 2018 and is working as an apprentice while completing her Accounting Technicians Ireland course. She aims to further her education and become a qualified chartered accountant. In the practice Kathryn assists with the preparation of accounts, VAT returns, book keeping and company secretarial work.

Email: kathryn.burns@mgoss.co.uk