Client Services

Our firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our clients benefit from personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. We have listed the services that we offer to our clients, together with a brief description.


As the list below is by no means comprehensive, please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed.


Accounting Services

Audits, Reviews and Compilations

We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company's profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:

*Audit - an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance

*Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance

*Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.

Financial Statements

We can assist you in the preparation of your financial statements in accordance with professional standards.The financial statements produced can be a useful tool for management for making financial decisions.

Consulting Services

Business Consulting

We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business.

Business Valuations

A professional and objective business valuation is a necessary component of many transactions, such as purchase, sale or reorganization of a business, shareholder and partnership agreements, matrimonial settlements, or estate proceedings. Ken Bell is an experienced business valuator and can provide you with an objective and accurate valuation of your business assets and goodwill.

Accounting Software Selection & Implementation

With the number of computerized accounting software packages available for small businesses and individuals growing every day, selecting one that is right for you has become increasingly difficult. We have on staff certified consultants and very experienced users of AccountEdge (previously MYOB), QuickBooks, Simply Accounting and PowerChurch.  With our knowledge of these programs, we can help you choose the right program for you, get you set up, and answer any questions you have.

For more information on any of these products, please ask us, or visit their websites:

AccountEdge accountedge.com

QuickBooks quickbooks.intuit.ca

Simply Accounting www.simplyaccounting.com

PowerChurch www.powerchurch.com

Business Succession Planning

Effective transition of your business to your successors is critical to its continued prosperity. With a solid background in tax, succession and estate planning, and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation.

Estate Planning

Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.

Investment Review

As you develop your investment strategy, we will act as your sounding board. We can help you and your investment advisor structure an investment portfolio that takes into consideration the impact of taxes and your retirement plan.

Management Advisory Services

Even the most qualified managers can benefit from competent, objective feedback. We can help your company's management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business' future growth and success.

Purchase and Sale of a Business

Preparation and planning are key to the successful purchase or sale of a business. Our team can assist you with all aspects your transaction, including valuation, cash flow analysis, tax minimization and transition planning.

Retirement Planning

Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.

Tax Services

Estate & Trust Tax Preparation

Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.

Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax planning and preparation form a winning combination for our successful individual and business clients. Our experienced staff can develop tax-minimization strategies to optimize your after-tax position.

Miscellaneous

Not-For-Profit

We can assist your Not-for-profit organization in designing internal controls that are appropriate for the size and staffing of your organization. We also prepare audited financial statements for such organizations, along with Annual Charity Tax returns.

Small Business Start-Up

If you are thinking of starting a small business or even if you have already done so, we can help you with everything from setting up your accounting software, organizing bank financing and selecting a year-end for the business. Ask about our complementary 'Starting a Small Business' resource guide booklet.