Contact Us:

  Our office:

12 Cromac Place

The Gasworks




(028) 9037 6969 

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John Hannaway

Company Principal

John was a ‘big 4’ partner for 25 years.  He is a former ulster society chairman and past president of CAI. 
John specialises in providing strategic, financial and taxation advice to owner managed and entrepreneurial businesses.

Iain Lees

Managing Director - HCACF

Iain has 25 years, ‘Big 4’ corporate finance experience and is well known in the local business community. 
He is a FCA approved person and has previously served as a CFO in an AIM listed company.

JJ Hannaway


JJ is the director responsible for accounting and business services in HannawayCA.  Whilst JJ initially trained in practice, most of his more recent experience has been gained at the ‘sharp end’ in industry.  This experience allows JJ to offer best-fit solutions for our clients for their day to day accounting, payroll and bookkeeping queries.

Rachel Young


Rachel joined the practice in 2015. She has successfully completed her IATI qualification and is now studying to become a chartered accountant. 
In addition to preparing numerous sets of accounts, Rachel has also assisted on a number of audit assignments.

Brian Hegarty


Brian is a director of our Audit division and is also managing director of HCA Business Recovery.  As well as being a chartered accountant Brian is a licensed insolvency practitioner, R3 member and sits on CAI’s insolvency technical committee, North.

Iain Lundie


Iain will be well known to many accountants as a lecturer on taxation.  A former taxation director in a local practice, he is a Chartered Tax Advisor and experienced business mentor.  Whilst Iain covers all areas of taxation, his key interest is in shareholder & employee incentivisation.

Paul Leonard

Assistant Manager

Paul is a recently qualified chartered accountant who joined our team in 2017. 
Paul trained in a mid-tier firm and has gained experience in auditing, accounts preparation across a wide range of companies and sectors and has had periods of secondment as an acting FC.

Ruth McCartney

Office Manager

Ruth is our office manager and has worked alongside John for 25 years.  In addition to ensuring our systems and procedures are fully robust, Ruth also is experienced in the preparation of personal tax returns. 
Ruth will be well known to many of our clients.