Global network offers winning combination of local capability and international presence.
06 July, 2020: Avid Partners has joined Santa Fe Associates International (SFAI), the international network of accounting and advisory firms.
Avid Partners, Business and Financial Advisors was established by Managing Director, Jamie O’Hanlon in Portlaoise in 2001 and has since grown to offer the full range of professional accounting and advisory services to all sectors of the Irish SME community. Avid Partners has offices in Portlaoise and Dublin.
Founded in Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA in 1997, SFAI provides auditing, tax advisory services and management consulting through its network of professional firms in 80 countries.
Membership of SFAI extends Avid Partners offering to both local and international clients, combining the firm’s knowledge and experience with national, regional and international capability.
Commenting on the announcement, Jamie O’Hanlon, Managing Director, Avid Partners said, ‘We are delighted to join forces with our SFAI colleagues around the world. Our team’s knowledge and capability are further enhanced by membership of this global network. SFAI provides Avid Partners with an international footprint, supported by the combined experience and skills of our SFAI colleagues”.
The benefit of the SFAI network is increased cross border business and referrals for all members. Avid Partners will be referred to new entrants to the Irish market, wishing to take advantage of Ireland’s position as a regional base for international expansion and tax strategy. And local clients have access to a worldwide network of advisors, thus extending the firm’s international reach.
“Ireland and our partnership with Avid Partners offer tremendous potential to SFAI’, said Alfredo Spilzinger, CEO, SFAI. The strength of our network is that we know about each other’s individual expertise and sector knowledge and can plug into it as needed. We offer our clients a winning combination of local capability and international presence and I look forward to working with Avid Partners”.
Avid Partners, Business and Financial Advisors was established by Managing Director Jamie O’Hanlon in Portlaoise in 2001, offering a full and comprehensive range of professional accounting and advisory services to all sectors of the SME community nationwide. 2007 saw the establishment of Avid Partners’ second premises at Citywest Business Campus to service its expanding client base in West and South Dublin. In 2020, Avid Partners continues its mission to be the outsourced finance partner of choice for the SME sector in Ireland; empowering clients to make educated decision about their business. An experienced team provides a flexible finance solution that can scale as the business grows. Avid Partners drive success through thoughtful and honest engagement, knowledge transfer, and the smart employment of people and technology. For further information see: www.avidparters.ie
Santa Fe Associates International (SFAI)
Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, SFAI, consistently ranked as Top 20 largest accounting network by the World Survey of International Accounting Bulletin (IAB), provides through its network of professional firms all over the world, with auditing, tax advisory services and management consulting and brings decades of broad consulting experience to its clients for strategy, accounting, and tax needs.
SFAI participates in the United Nations Global Compact, a United Nations pact to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation.
SFAI operates in accordance with IFAC standards and rules. SFAI maintains appropriate quality control standards in accordance with International Standards on Quality Control issued by the IAASB; has policies and methodologies for the conduct of transnational audits that are based, to the extent practicable, on ISAs; and, has policies and methodologies which conform to the IFAC Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants and national codes of ethics. For further information see: www.sfai.eu/
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