Passionate about technology and its application to accounting, John brings a wealth of knowledge and creative thinking to all our clients’ tax planning and business goals. With over 35 years in the accounting industry John foresees issues before they become problems, guiding our clients through financial situations with ease.
John specializes in serving owner managed business in a broad range of sectors including the construction industry, retail, restaurants, real estate and professional services. He assists our clients in all aspects of their business including accounting, taxation and general financial matters.
Every business is responsible for having a succession plan in place for key leadership roles. John’s experience in guiding management through this planning has set the path for our client’s long-term business growth. Through his extensive knowledge of trusts and small business, John helps ensure our clients are prepared for future generations.
John provides Not-For-Profit organizations accounting services such as financial statements, tax returns and reporting so that they can continue to do what they do best. Serving a variety of sectors, such as religious, education, health, social services, commerce, amateur sports clubs, and the arts.
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
Member, Board of Directors – 2013 to Present
Member CPA Canada Audit Committee – 2013 to Present
Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
Chair, National Professional Standards Committee – 2012 to Present
Member, Board Advisory Task Force – 2012 to Present
Chair, International Qualifications Assessment Panel – 2006 to 2008
Chair, Board and Executive Committee – 2003 to 2005
Member, Board of Governors – 1996 to 2000 and 2001 to 2005
Member & Vice-Chair, Executive Committee – 2001 to 2003
Chair, Finance Committee – 2001 to 2002
Member, Strategic Planning Committee – 2001 to 2002
Member, International Committee – 2000 to 2001
Certified General Accountants Association of BC
R.W. Caulfield Award for Leadership – 2014
Chair, 2010 Conference Committee – 2010
Life Membership Award – 2003
Past-President, Board of Governors – 2000
Chair, Governance Review Task Force – 2000 to 2002
Member, Canadian Accounting Standards Oversight Council – 2006 to 2011
Member, Accounting Practices Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Finance, BC – 2008 to Present
Member Real Estate Council of BC – 2007
Member, Financial Reporting Requirements Task Force for the Real Estate Council of BC to 2007
Distinguished Alumni Award – BCIT, for Professional Leadership – 2006