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About Solve

Solve Accounting & Outsource Solutions was founded in 2010 and provides specialist outsourcing services for businesses in Ireland. Whether you’re starting off, planning to expand without a growing headcount or need to reduce costs, Solve can provide the expertise you need in an affordable way. We have a range of accounting solutions for your business and the knowledge to integrate these into your business.

We have the experienced staff equipped with the skills and expertise needed to support your business outsourcing requirements.


John Carolan,  Director 

John Carolan is a Chartered Management Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree and Diploma in Taxation. John is a member of the Irish Tax Institute and an active member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and MIP committee. John has represented his institute at the CRO accountant’s forum for the past three years.

John has 20 experience working in a number of diverse, indigenous and multinational organisations at senior management level and built up a wealth of knowledge in a number of different industries. These include Grafton Group PLC, GLS, Campbell Bewley Group, Heatons, and An Post. Many of these roles were involved in company restructure and change management. This experience has given John the ability to critically analysis a company’s systems and controls and develop and implement improvements that lead to increased productivity and better financial and business information for senior management and business owners.

John believes that regular communication with all clients is hugely important and providing clients with a clear financial picture of where their business is at and how it is performing.



Brenda Smith,  Director 

Brenda Smith, a graduate from UCD is a member of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants. Brenda joined Solve in 2012 and has been a key part of the growth of the company since then.

Brenda has a number of years’ experience in the health and fitness, hospitality and service industries and quickly gains the confidence of clients with her excellent communication and technical ability. She has been involved in a number of process re-engineering projects that has provided her with the experience and skills necessary to analyse a companies current structure and bring measurable improvements to their accounts function.

Brenda oversees the smooth running of the busy Solve office in Blanchardstown and leads the team of bookkeeping and accounting staff. Brenda works closely with our clients to ensure Solve’s best practice and excellent service is delivered in a timely professional manner.



Our Team

The Solve team of bookkeepers, accounts clerks and qualified accountants are always on hand and strive to offer a best in class service to our clients. As a team we are always looking at ways to improve our own systems and processes and we achieve this through continuous training and in using class leading technology and operating best practice accounting processes to deliver a superior quality service to our clients.

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