Your local accountancy and tax experts offering friendly practical advice and support

Your local accountancy and tax experts offering friendly practical advice and support.

Purdy Quinn Chartered Accountants – your local accountancy and tax experts offering friendly practical advice and support.

What you can expect from us:

  • High Quality: we deliver a high quality bespoke service unique to you
  • Friendly: we offer a welcoming environment; approachable and friendly staff
  • Trusted: we are your trusted advisers: professional qualified, experienced and reliable
  • Timely: we get your work done on time
  • Honest: we are respectful, loyal and confidential; doing the right thing for you

What we do for you. We help you:

  • understand your business finances
  • account for and audit the past
  • plan financially for the future
  • meet your tax, VAT, payroll and accounting compliance requirements
  • minimise your tax
  • maintain your books and records

At Purdy Quinn Chartered Accountants, we help businesses of all sizes from private clients and small sole traders to SMEs. 

We have developed expertise in a number of sectors including property and construction, fishing, agriculture, food, retail, professional services and not for profit.

When you partner with us you can be certain of high quality professional advice, delivered on a timely basis by our friendly and experienced staff. Regardless of your size, the type of business you operate or the level of support you need from your local Kilkeel Chartered Accountants, Purdy Quinn can deliver for you. 

Our Services


It is essential for every business to have up to date and accurate financial information to assist in effective management. Purdy Quinn prepare accounts for all types of businesses including, sole traders, partnerships and Limited Companies. Our services include:

  • Annual Accounts
  • Management Accounts - Monthly/Quarterly


We can perform your audit with minimum fuss and add value to your business in a timely and effective audit of your systems and controls.


We can assist all sizes of businesses with the design and implementation of accounting and bookkeeping systems. We can advise on Sage packages and provide support and training with Sage products.

Business Start-Up

On commencement of business we can assist with the choice of structure for your business whether it is Sole Trader, Partnership or Limited Company. We can prepare business plans and projections and advise on finance options. We can assist with registration for VAT, PAYE and Self- Assessment. We can arrange company formations.

Company Secretarial

We can take care of all the ongoing requirements for companies including filing annual Return forms Annual accounts and changes in officers of the company. We can arrange share transfers and restructures of shareholdings.


We provide the complete payroll service on a weekly, monthly or annual basis for our clients to include the following:

  • Payroll Processing and RTI Online Filing
  • P11D Submissions
  • Auto-Enrolment Administration


We provide a comprehensive taxation service covering all aspects of business and personal taxation. Our aim is to ensure compliance with all taxation filing requirements and advice on tax planning opportunities. Our range of services include:

  • Preparation and Filing of Personal Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • Preparation and Filing of Corporation Tax Returns
  • Preparation and Filing of VAT Returns
  • Tax Planning and Advice on Allowances and Reliefs, Maximising Tax Efficiency
  • Assistance with HMRC Enquiries and Investigations
  • Inheritance Tax Planning and Compliance

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Our Team

Una Cunningham BA FCA

Una Cunningham BA FCA

Managing Partner

    With over 20 years of experience within the Northern Ireland SME sector, Una has built an extensive knowledge in all areas of general practice. Her routine workload is suitably varied and includes, audit, accountancy, personal and corporate tax planning, management and financial consultancy, business development and forensic accounting.
    Una is responsible for an extensive and varied portfolio of clients from owner managed businesses, through to professional partnerships, clubs and limited companies. Her experience spans many sectors including manufacturing, construction, retail, marine fishing, farming, not-for-profit organisations and charities.

    Catherine J Quinn BSc FCA

    Catherine J Quinn BSc FCA


      Catherine is a founder member of Purdy Quinn, a Bachelor of Science and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
      She has a great history of forming excellent relationships with clients and is responsible for delivering accountancy, tax, audit and financial services to a wide client base - sole traders, partnerships and SME Limited companies. Her expertise includes the preparation of accounts across a range of industry sectors and preparing Statutory Financial Statements for SMEs.
      Catherine has many years of experience in Tax, both Income Tax and Corporation Tax giving a comprehensive service for small unincorporated businesses and SME Limited Companies and many years of experience in conducting audits, delivering the highest quality audit and assurance to our clients.
      When not working Catherine enjoys playing golf, pilates and spending time with grandchildren and family members.

      Michaela Keag BSc (Hons) ACA CTA

      Michaela Keag BSc (Hons) ACA CTA

      Tax Manager

        Michaela joined Purdy Quinn in 2017 as Tax Manager, is a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Association of Tax Technicians.
        Michaela has considerable experience in personal tax compliance and planning, including advice to professional partnerships and families with interests in owner managed businesses; experience in a wide range of tax consultancy projects, covering areas such as business succession and retirement planning, capital gains tax planning, inheritance tax planning and pension planning; experience in a wide range of personal and corporate tax compliance issues, spanning a variety of sectors including farming, fishing and construction; and experience in dealing with HMRC enquiries and assisting clients with the introduction and set-up of Making Tax Digital for VAT.
        Michaela is passionate about helping clients deal with the ever-changing and challenging world of taxation, whether that is responding to HMRC in the appropriate manner or planning ahead for changes to the tax legislation.
        In her free time, Michaela enjoys the gym, walking, reading and spending time with her family.

        Michael Fitch LLB (Hons) FCA

        Michael Fitch LLB (Hons) FCA


          Michael is a Director of Purdy Quinn, a Bachelor of Law, a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a Senior Statutory Auditor.
          Michael is an exceptional accountant with strong entrepreneurial talent. He brings a wealth of expertise at creating and implementing strategies for financial health, raising finance, profit improvement, asset protection and growth and tax mitigation.
          He works tirelessly at building great teams and business strategies and has helped hundreds of business owners build their own financial health and prosperity during his 30+ year career.
          Michael is based in our associated Belfast office, UHY Hacker Young Fitch Chartered Accountants. UHY ranks globally 17 in the top 25 global accountancy networks. In his free time, Michael enjoys cycling, walking, skiing and spending time with friends and family.

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          42 Greencastle St
          BT34 4BH
          Office Hours
          Monday: 09:00 – 17:00
          Tuesday: 09:00 – 17:00
          Wednesday: 09:00 – 17:00
          Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00
          Friday: 09:00 – 17:00