Gavin Smyth

Partner, BDO Dublin

Audit Services | Financial Reporting | Accounts Preparation

Executive summary


Gavin is a Partner in the Audit Department.  Gavin has over 24 years’ experience in audit and financial reporting.


Gavin completed his training with Walsh O’Brien Harnett and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. He was then promoted to manager with Crowe Horwath before moving to BDO in 2004.  

Gavin manages the day to day running of a large multi-sector client portfolio including the management of BDO’s large Shared Service Centre, Global Business Services and Logistics and Distribution clients. He is heavily involved in all aspects of delivering exceptional client service to these clients, being responsible for the centralised co-ordination and delivery of these audits on a timely basis.

Gavin has a strong technical background, receiving a Diploma, with distinction, in International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS] from the Chartered Accountants Ireland in 2008. He is also involved in delivering technical training within BDO and is a current, active member, of the CAI’s Financial Reporting Technical Committee [FRTC].

Gavin is a BBS graduate from Dublin City University and a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Gavin also holds a Certificate in Sustainability Strategy, Risk and Reporting from Chartered Accountants Ireland.