John Poole


KPMG in Northern Ireland

John is Head of Audit with KPMG in Belfast, providing assurance services to clients in both Northern Ireland and Dublin. John has over 20 years experience in the provision of external audit services across a range of sectors including owner managed businesses, manufacturing and construction, IT and technology, financial services and the public sector. He is also responsible for the delivery of KPMG Belfast’s internal audit services and provides accounting, transaction and other advisory services to clients of all sizes in Northern Ireland. He has particular experience in governance, risk management and the adoption of FRS 102 and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for all sizes of organisation. John also leads KPMG’s delivery of iXBRL accounts conversion services to UK and Irish companies.

  • Accounting standards
  • Adoption of IFRS
  • Audit
  • Financial Services
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Transaction Accounting
  • BA Accounting, Ulster University

  • HDip Accounting, Queen’s University Belfast

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

  • External Audit

  • Internal Audit