Russell & Co. Accountants Cork are a forward-thinking firm priding itself on delivering the knowledge and expertise necessary to ensuring your business is a success.

Whether your business is big or small, it is important to work with an accountancy firm that can look beyond the numbers to identify your companies opportunities for growth.


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At Russell & Co. Accountants Cork, we are known for being a forward thinking,  responsive and highly professional accountancy practice. What sets us apart from other firms is our attention to customer service. 

We have served the businesses of Cork and further a field with our expert services for over 40 years, providing deep sector knowledge and accountancy services in all areas such as Company Auditing, Forensic Accounting and Taxation Services. We also expanded over the years to offer much needed specialist services to support business owners that includes Business Coaching and Company Formations, to offering guidance to Irish businesses with Insolvency challenges.

John Russell, the managing partner at Russell & Co. Accountants Cork, has a particular interest in business start-ups, helping people to choose the correct business entity, registering them with all relevant authorities and starting them out on the right foot. He is the author of ‘Ready, Steady, Grow’ – an expert’s guide to starting a business and owner of www.mystartup.ie which is a dedicated website for Irish entrepreneurs.


Insolvency & Restructuring

John holds an Insolvency Practicing Certification from the Chartered Accountants Ireland. We have been appointed as Irish liquidator to numerous companies in recent years.

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Business Coaching

We help business owners to work ON their business as opposed to IN their business. Learn how to streamline your business, increase productivity, decrease costs and see profits dramatically rise.


Company Formations

Tailored Company Formation packages providing the best possible start on your business journey. Our comprehensive and expert company formation service handles every step of your application.

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Liquidation is the process by which a company is brought to a legal end and the assets of the company are redistributed. If you are considering liquidation, we have a team who can provide professional advice and assistance based on years of experience dealing with Irish liquidations of all sizes from our accountancy practice in Cork. 

We do not assume that insolvency proceedings are always inevitable, and we will examine all options available to a company. Our advice is to spot the early warning signs and seek our advice immediately as this could be the difference between saving your business or having a liquidation forced upon you.

We understand that liquidation is a stressful situation for people. Therefore, we always take a personal approach to each insolvency which some competitors do not. When a liquidation is the best option, Russell & Co. Accountants Cork, endeavour to bring an efficient, relatively quick and uncomplicated end to a company’s existence.




Russell & Co. Accountants Cork provide a full-service firm of auditing services. We are a team of experienced accountants with expertise in auditing who deliver a first-class service to our clients. At Russell and Co., we are equipped to carry out both Statutory External Audits and Internal Audits.

Statutory External Audits are a legal requirement for all businesses. We recommend that our clients also carry out internal audits as they provide an independent service which compliments your annual statutory audit.

Russell & Co. Accountants Cork, we always aim to establish an effective working relationship with our clients while carrying out Audits. This is because audits are an essential part of a business as they maintain the credibility of the company while also enhancing the company’s performance going forward. Our goal is always to improve the performance of our client’s business while meeting the financial regulatory requirements.




Taxation is an ever-changing area which is becoming increasingly more complicated. Our expert team of Tax Advisors in Cork endeavour to provide our clients with timely professional advice on the tax implications of any business or personal decision they undertake. 

Russell & Co. Accountants Cork provides a full taxation service in the Corporate and Personal areas. We cover all areas of taxation ranging from advice on various reliefs available to planning for retirement.

We believe in the importance of taking the time to meet with our clients to discuss their business goals and corporate objectives. We then combine these objectives with our experience and expertise to quickly identify and resolve any tax efficiencies. 

We ensure that structures are put in place in our client’s businesses to reduce potential liabilities in all areas of taxation. As well as providing our clients with expert tax advice, we also ensure that this advice is implemented within the relevant timeframes.




Russell & Co. Accountants Cork offer a range of trusted and reliable company formation services. Our experienced team will handle your company’s application from start to finish providing you with full support and expert guidance throughout the process. We guarantee your business will be set up in a fast and effective manner so you can start trading as soon as possible.

Registering a company has never been so quick and stress-free. Over the past two decades we have helped many businesses through the difficult initial stages of their business journey. Our services include carrying out a free name check, registering your company name and organising a unique company seal for your business.

We have the expertise to make your business official whether you are setting up as a sole trader, partnership or limited company. Get in contact today for a unique, tailored package to suit your business.

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