Our People

At WENTWORTH, the strength of our team lies in our continuing commitment to excellence. We ensure that every engagement is led by a member of our Senior Management Team. This approach ensures we consistently exceed expectations.


Declan Lynch, Managing Director – Audit and Advisory

Declan Lynch

B.Comm., F.C.A., Dip. Corp. Fin.


Declan is the founding member and managing director of WENTWORTH. Declan has worked in practice for the past 27 years. A professional accountant with strong business acumen, Declan is responsible for audit and advisory for our corporate client base, specialising in their international operations. He directs our technological and manufacturing clients on R&D issues including R&D tax credits, grants and patents.

Declan specialises in working with emerging companies. Declan has guided a number of high profile start-up companies from the incubation stage, through early stage funding and on to successful commercialisation of technologies and ideas.

Declan has extensive experience in corporate finance having been involved in numerous large scale corporate restructuring exercises, corporate cash extraction schemes, M&A transactions and the preparation of business plans for bank funding, joint ventures, grants and mezzanine finance deals. Declan has significant experience in project funding and the restructuring of existing finance facilities. A graduate of University College Cork, Declan began his career as a chartered accountant in 1996 and became a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland in 2011.

Daniel Buckley, Audit and Taxation Manager – Audit and Taxation

Daniel Buckley

BBS Acc., F.C.C.A.


Daniel Buckley has 15 years of experience working in a practice environment. Daniel is responsible for the day to day management and execution of accounts preparation and the provision of taxation services in WENTWORTH for a portfolio of clients.

Daniel has vast experience in dealing with a variety of different clients and needs and is responsible for the management of the provision of a full suite of practice services to a diverse portfolio, which includes businesses operating in the construction, pharmaceutical, retail, manufacturing, property rental and non-profit organisations. Daniel has experience in dealing with all of the tax heads and brings a wealth of experience to the firm.

Daniel is a graduate of Cork Institute of Technology and holds an honours Bachelor of Business in Accounting degree. Daniel began his career as a certified chartered accountant in 2008 and became a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in 2021.

Denis Mannix, Accounts Manager – Accounts and Advisory

denis-mannix-28-08-2021-v1-3Bus Acc., F.C.C.A.


Denis has more than 10 years of experience in the areas of accounts preparation, taxation services and compliance. Denis is responsible for managing a portfolio of domestic and international clients. Denis is also responsible for the in-house finance department at WENTWORTH.

Denis also brings a wealth of knowledge and management experience to the firm having previously held finance roles within companies in the renewable and construction industries. He specialises in business consultancy and the preparation of management accounts, annual financial statements, cashflow forecasts and tax returns for limited companies and sole traders.

Denis is a graduate of Cork Institute of Technology and holds an honours Bachelor of Business in Accounting degree. He became a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in 2020.

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