James Belfast

Senior, Dublin

James Belfast

James joined the film and TV Department at Saffery in 2021. He works on a range of clients from independent film and TV production companies through to major multinational film studios and video game developers.

James currently works with the London office team, assisting with calculating UK tax incentives for US and UK film studios and television broadcasters.

Before joining Saffery, James qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2021 following four years at Mazars Ireland working in the Financial Services Team.

Key experience

  • Providing accounting and audit services to clients,
  • Assisting with compliance work associated with the UK Film and Television Tax Credit, and
  • Providing support and advice on accounting matters to clients.


James is a keen follower and player of cricket, golf and takes part in horse-riding. He also enjoys film and spending time with his wife and family.