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Lynch, David


Lynch, David

Firm: Grant Thornton
Position: Director, Audit Financial Services
Address: 13-18 City Quay, Dublin 2, D02 ED70
Phone: +353 1 680 5923
Fax: +353 1 680 5806
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David has over twelve years of audit experience including a placement in London. He specialises in the provision of a range of audit and assurance services to the financial services industry, particularly in the areas of banking and asset management.

His portfolio of clients includes credit institutions, hedge funds (both Irish and offshore), private equity funds, asset managers and other investment vehicles including section 110 companies and QIAIFs. He has extensive experience in the audit of funds holding complex derivative contracts, private equity investments and distressed loan assets.

David has vast experience in the audit and preparation of financial statements in accordance with Irish GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US GAAP. His other non-audit activities include reviews of financial institution loan books, performance track record reviews for asset managers and financial reporting impact assessment advisory services.


David joined the Audit and Assurance department of Grant Thornton in 2006 and is currently operating as a signing Director (RI) of our Audit Financial Services division.


David holds a Master of Business in Accounting from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT).


He is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI). David is also Grant Thornton's representative on the Audit Constituency Group and Steering Committees of the Irish Debt Securities Association (IDSA).