Kinzen are a global leader in protecting online communities from harmful content.

We provided a fully outsourced finance function to Kinzen, delivering:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Management reporting
  • Projections
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Payroll services
  • Maintenance of share cap table

We also carried out year-end compliance work, including:

  • Preparation and audit of the financial statements
  • Corporate tax compliance including R&D tax claims
  • Company secretarial compliance

Additionally, we provided various other advisory services, including:

  • Employee share option schemes
  • Tax advice on employing staff in other jurisdictions including working with DFK member firms’ partners in other jurisdictions to run payroll for remote employees

In 2022, Kinzen were acquired by Spotify and we were heavily involved in this transaction.

“The team at Crowleys were an extension of the team at Kinzen. Their attention to detail, rigour, strategic advice, forecasting, insights and work ethic was critical to the success of Kinzen and its eventual acquisition by Spotify.”

– Áine Kerr, Co-founder and COO, Kinzen

Leading technology company, which effectively onboards teams to implement and integrate digital transformation services, from start-ups to leading global enterprises.

The group comprises companies in Ireland, USA, South Africa as well as employees in Italy.

We provide a fully outsourced group finance function. Our work includes the following:

  1. Bookkeeping
  2. Management reporting
  3. Financial reporting
  4. Tax compliance
  5. Corporate secretarial compliance

Ad hoc and advisory work includes the following: cashflow management, updating CAP table following new shareholder investments, advisory relating to employee share option scheme, implementation of customer pricing models, financial projections, advisory in relation to new shareholder investments and capital raises and accounting and advisory in relation to new product launches.

“The Crowleys DFK team have come to feel like an integral extension of our own team. We not only enjoy working with them, we look forward to every engagement with them. They have enabled us to grow and to become better versions of who we are as a business on a daily basis. We learn from them continually and we look forward to growing the partnership for many years to come.”

– Claire Haidar –  CEO, WNDYR

This New York based software development company chose Dublin as its EU base to develop a new suite of software products.

We advised the company on the optimum corporate structure, with the objective of qualifying for Ireland’s corporate tax rate of 6.25% available for activities within the Knowledge Development Box (KDB).

In addition, we assisted the company with decisions to assign, transfer or retire existing IP, establish separate group companies for developing new IP, advised on re-location of US/Non-US employees.

Working with Enigma’s other tax and legal advisers (in various jurisdictions) we advised on share-for-share group transaction and associated Stamp Duty Relief advices and claim.

We provide a fully outsourced finance function to our client who has no in-house finance staff.

Working with the US based Group CFO, services we now provide:

  1. Monthly payroll and management reporting services.
  2. VAT advisory with regard to its e-commerce resellers.
  3. Statutory audit & preparation of statutory financial statements.
  4. Tax compliance and advisory services.

We are trusted advisors at the Board table providing continuous advisory services within the team of tax advisers, accountants and lawyers from several countries.

“If you setup your business in Ireland, do not look for anybody else other than Eddie Murphy at Crowleys DFK. The Firm and the man are serious professionals. I endorse these folks!”

– Alvin Estevez – Shareholder and Advisor to EnigmaSoft Ltd