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Welcome to Fortis Advisory

Fortis Advisory is an accounting practice offering accounting, taxation and advisory services to individuals, business start-ups and small to medium sized businesses. We believe we can add real value to your business through our range of professional services which can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Our Services

Business Start-Ups

We provide a complete professional service to business start-ups. We will talk you through all of the options and help you choose what is best for you and for your business.


Fortis Advisory can take care of your ongoing bookkeeping needs ensuring that all of your accounts are kept up to date.

Taxation Compliance

We can take care of your taxation compliance requirements ensuring that there are no issues caused by late returns.

Payroll Services

Fortis Advisory can manage your payroll requirements. For any business it is important to ensure that wages and salaries are calculated accurately and that the correct taxes are paid during the year.

Personal Tax Returns

We offer personal tax services to a broad range of clients. Whether you are an employee with a rental property, a non-resident landlord, a company director or a business owner we can advise you and arrange to submit your Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax returns.

CFO Services

The Principal, Padraic O’Rafferty, has worked for a number of years as a Financial Controller in various companies in the property, healthcare, technology and professional services sectors.

Corporate Finance

The Principal, Padraic O’Rafferty, has successfully managed a number of significant projects including site acquisitions, property disposals, loan sales, company share sales, and corporate restructures. 

Year End Compliance

Our services include managing your year-end compliance requirements. It is essential for every business to complete their year-end responsibilities accurately.

Restructuring & Insolvency

Fortis Advisory provides a range of corporate restructuring and insolvency solutions.

Unique Selling Points

Adding Value to Your Business

We will endeavour to add value through our services which will help you to successfully grow your business and maximise profitability and shareholder value.

Background in

Padraic’s experience of working in businesses across a number of sectors means he can gain a strong insight into your business and therefore provide a high standard of service.


We can provide a complete outsourced professional service to your business or tailor our services to meet your specific needs.


Padraic has gained deep sectoral experience in property, hospitality, technology and professional services over a number of years.

Key Sectors

Construction & Property Development

Project appraisals, funding applications and sourcing, project accounting and taxation services.


Management accounting, budgeting & forecasting, restructuring.


Start-up support, business plans, grant applications, funding advice, R&D tax credits, M&A services.

Property Investment

Non-resident landlords, income tax returns, capital gains tax returns, tax planning advice.

Business News

Robust tax receipts helped offset impact of Covid-19 spending

4th June 2020

Exchequer figures for May show an overall deficit in the public finances of €6.143bn. This compares with a deficit of €63m in the same month last year. An unexpected increase in the amount of corporation tax collected offset sharp declines across all other tax heads. Spending was up ahead of where it was planned to […]

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Adjusted unemployment falls slightly in May to 26.1% – CSO

4th June 2020

Unemployment, adjusted to account for those on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment, fell slightly in May to 26.1%. This compares to 28.2% in April. The percentage of younger people unemployed continues to be high with 51% of those 15-24 out of work compared to 22.5% of those aged over 25. The Central Statistics Office reports that […]

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Mortgage approvals down over 40% in April as impact of Covid-19 hits

4th June 2020

The level of mortgage approvals fell substantially in April, according to the latest figures from the Banking and Payments Federation. The figures are reflective of the fact that the property market has all but stalled in recent months as the Covid-related shutdown of the economy took effect. Just 2,200 mortgages were approved in April with […]

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Arrange a free consultation

You can receive a free initial consultation which will be without obligation. If you already have an accountant the changeover is very simple and we take care of it for you. Please either contact us directly or complete and submit the form below

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