Geraldine O'Donoghue - Director
Maria O'Donoghue - Director
Seán O'Donoghue - IT/Website Designer
The only man in the team, Seán has been with us from the start. He is our IT guy, our website designer, our go to guy for anything on the computer that can't be easily fixed.
Carolyn Kirby - Office Manager
Carolyn is a local hailing from Colemanswell and living in Charleville. She has been a member of the team since February 2014 and has over 9 years Business Administration experience. Carolyn provides bookkeeping services for various clients along with VAT & RCT returns, and accounts preparation. Within her scope as Office Manager Carolyn is responsible for:Monitoring our clients' bank lodgements. EFT payments made on behalf of our clients to their employees and their creditors. All Relevant Contract Tax (RCT). Her bookkeeping clients are mainly in the construction industry and include builders, engineers, plumbers, electricians and mechanical contractors, and she looks after their Limited Company & Sole Trader VAT returns. She compiles Tenders and raises quotes on behalf of her clients. Carolyn looks after all Debtors calls made on behalf of ourselves and our clients.
Kim O'Connor - Bookkeeping Supervisor
Kim is from Charleville. She has been a member of the team since September 2015 and she has over 20 years accounts experience. Kim is our bookkeeping supervisor and under this umbrella she is incharge of overseeing all of our bookkeeping clients and is on hand to deal with any query they may have. Kim also oversees the other bookkeepers work and should they have an issue she usually would have the answer.
Kim also provides bookkeeping service to a variety of clients including our international clients, farmers, cattle dealers, Hauliers, dance schools and cleaning services. she is proficient on most accounting packages including Sage, Odoo, Xero, Big Red Cloud/book, Thesaurus to name but a few.
Joanne Kerins - Payroll Assistant
Joanne joined the team in 2015, Joanne travels to some of our clients to do their bookkeeping/administration work in their own office, Joanne also works closely with Geraldine on Payroll and has a number of bookkeeping clients in the Health and Safety Area and also in the retail sector. Joanne looks after the admin work for all our our Health and safety clients as well as our motor assessor clients.
Nora Dobson -Reception/Social Media
Nora has been with Office Assist since February 2015. She began as an intern. Nora is our resident receptionist and also our social media "expert". She also does the art work for most of our advertising campaigns and if you need outbound calls done Nora is your go to lady. As the receptionist Nora enjoys meeting new and existing clients and customers on a daily basis. Enjoys helping customers with everyday admin needs i.e printing from Email, Usb keys, and the internet. Helping customers to check in online for flights and printing of boarding passes. Photocopying, scanning and faxing of documents for new and existing customers. Downloading application forms and information from the internet as required. Social media marketing & making outbound business calls. Typing of assignments, generating invoices and creating documents in word, power-point and excel. For all your admin needs pop in any day and speak to Nora
Carolyn joined the team in 2015 having recently graduated. She also looks after the bookkeeping for several of our customers along with answering the phones and also office admin. She is also our inhouse IT person and procurement supervisor. Carolyn looks after all bookkeeping aspects of her clients’ accounts from the day to day running of their books to preparing for VAT returns. She also makes debtors calls on behalf of her clients. Carolyn liaises with her clients’ customers through email prepares orders/ enquiries for their businesses. Carolyn can keep on top of your emails and alert you of the important ones and respond effectively. Along with all the Office Assist team, Carolyn answers all calls for our Telephone Answering Service clients and relays all messages promptly via email, text and call transfer. Carolyn is proficient in Diary Management which requires huge accuracy.
Rebecca works in the reception on Saturdays, She is excellent at typing and putting together a great CV. She also covers holidays during the summer and is excellent on the phones. She is currently learning the ins and outs of bookkeeping and will become a fine bookkeeper.
Claire has just started with us in the summer of 2018, she also works on Saturdays, Claire is responsible for the filing of all our clients documents, which requires patience and accuracy. She also covers holidays during the summer.