The Whitethorn Retail Management Team
Whitethorn Retail Management are a retail focussed Accountancy practice. Our team have broad functional skillsets that are anchored to extensive retail experience.
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Who we are
Mark McInerney, Whitethorn Co-Founder
| Phone: 086 837 1903
Working with IBM UK in the Business Services division, Mark acquired SAP certified consultant accreditation in Accounting & Controlling. Mark also holds a Masters in Business Studies specialising in Management Information Systems. Mark designs and deploys bespoke intelligent business reporting tools & sophisticated line level margin variance work programs. Aligning client specific work programs to the Whitethorn Pillars of Profitability enables clients to work smarter whilst becoming more profitable.
Sheelagh Dooley, Whitethorn Co-Founder
| Phone: 091 394541
Sheelagh is an ACCA Accountant with over 25 years industry experience. Prior to co founding Whitethorn Retail, Sheelagh gained extensive experience with Duffy Tierney Accountants. Sheelagh leads the Business Manager team in Whitethorn and is responsible for designing, developing and delivering unexplained margin variance work programs.
Caroline Fahy, Account Manager
| Phone: 091 394539
Caroline has over 22 years experience as a Senior Office Manager with one of the largest franchised retailers in Ireland. Caroline has detailed knowledge of the MRPI retail accounting applications (MAC / GOLD / Exchequer / CBQ), whilst also preparing and interpreting the Whitethorn Retail client reports.
Ann Hanrahan, Account Manager
Ann@Whitethorn.ie| Phone: 091 394538
Ann started her career with Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland. Supporting the provision of Payroll bureau services, Ann moved to the Sales department where she supported both the Regional Manager and the Business Development Manager group. Ann holds a Diploma in Business Studies and has 11 years accountancy practice experience, 5 of which with Whitethorn Retail.
Deirdre Moroney, Senior Business Manager
Deirdre@Whitethorn.ie| Phone: 091 394540
Deirdre is a qualifed accountant having completed her ACCA exams in 2008 and has 16 years retail experience - 7 of which as a financial controller for a large Grocery Retailer. Deirdre also holds a Bachelor in Business Studies. Deirdre manages a portfolio of clients and is a Primary Point of Contact for Whitethorn Retail.
Siobhan Connaughton, Payroll Bureau Manager
| Phone: 091 394533
Siobhan is a Chartered member of the Institute of Personnel Management (CIPD), a Qualified Payroll Technician (AIPA), and has a degree in Human Resource Management. In addition Siobhan holds Trainer certification, and Six Sigma Yellow Belt. Siobhan also co-chairs the Whitethorn Workforce Scheduling workshops.
Katarzyna Grabowska , Account Manager
| Phone: 091 394552
Katarzyna completed her studies in Poland specialising in Technical Financial Accounting. In 2014 she was awarded the Level 4 Certificate as part of her Accounting Technician qualification goal. In 2016/2017 Katarzyna will be completing modules on Financial Accounting, Taxation, Law & Ethics and Business Management.
Sylvia Murphy, Lean Retail Loss Prevention Manager
Sylvia@Whitethorn.ie| Phone: 091 394546
Sylvia is a qualified Certified Public Accountant. In addition to holding a Diploma in Management, she also holds a degree in Business Management. Prior to joining Whitethorn, Sylvia worked with the Jonas Retail Group and advised in the area of Lean Retail. Sylvia has over 8 years Grocery Retail experience.
Fiona Shaughnessy, Business Manager
| Phone: 091 394550
Fiona is a qualified CIMA Accountant. In addition to her primary degree in Accounting and Finance, Fiona also holds a Diploma in Operations Management. Having several years experience as a Cost and Financial Accountant, Fiona is responsible for the design and deployment of Lean Retail work programs, with particular focus on unexplained margin variance work programs.
Shauna Holohan, Account Manager & Payroll Bureau
| Phone: 091 394551
Shauna has studied Accounting at GMIT and has several years retail experience - both operational and back office. Acting as the Whitethorn Primary Point of Contact for a portfolio of clients Shauna prepares and interprets client management accounts. In parallel Shauna is a member of the Whitethorn Payroll Bureau team.
Linda Browne, Junior Account Manager
| Phone: 091 394822
Linda holds a Bachelor of Business Studies specialising in Economics and Finance. Working directly with a large client portfolio Linda manages the Whitethorn Dynamic Business Intelligence toolkit and is the primary point of contact for same with all Whitethorn clients. Linda is currently working towards formal Accounting Technician qualification with GMIT in Galway.
Siobhan O'Brien, Account Manager
SiobhainHannah@Whitethorn.ie| Phone: 091 394549
Siobhan is a part qualified Accountant having already completed her primary degree in Accounting at AIT Athlone. With over 7 years Grocery Retail experience Siobhan is well placed to manage all Whitethorn client Business Intelligence systems and reports. Siobhan also manages a portfolio of Whitethorn accounts.
Laura Coleman, Business Manager
| Phone: 091 394824
Laura is a Qualified Accountant (ACCA) with 15 years accounting experience working in Retail, Hospitality, Services, Manufacturing and IT Sectors. Her experience is with SME, Multinational companies and Shared Services Centres. Laura also holds an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business. Laura manages a portfolio of Whitethorn Retail clients.
Patrycja Wedlarska, Account Manager
| Phone: 091 394544
Patrycja is a Bachelor of Business Honours graduate specialising in Finance and Economics. In addition to working directly with Whitethorn Retail clients as a primary point of contact in the preparation of management accounts, Patrycja is also building her retail skillset to allow her to develop her career with a formal accounting qualification being a personal goal.
Darina Cooke, Senior Business Manager
| Phone: 091 394823
Darina is a qualified ACCA accountant who has also completed the Irish Payroll Association iPass Payroll Technician examinations (distinction). Prior to joining Whitethorn Darina was a Senior Financial Accountant with an Irish forecourt retailer group with 8 locations. Darina is a primary point of contact for Whitethorn and manages a portfolio of convenience/forecourt/hybrid stores.