National Business & Professional Services Industry Leader
Summary of experience
Michael is a partner in the audit group and the Canadian national business and professional services industry leader. Michael has a wealth of dedicated experience serving the needs of dynamic public and private companies in a variety of industries, professional service firms and not-for-profit organizations. Michael is well versed in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), Accounting Standards for Not-For-Profit Organizations (ASNPO) and Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS). His primary objective in assurance is to provide his clients with cost-effective, risk-based assurance that demonstrates a high regard for the end user’s interest, whether they are the equity holders, financiers or government authorities. He is sought for his strategic advice, leveraging over 20 years of experience across all sectors. He has presented to the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, among others, on issues pertaining to current trends in law firms.
A graduate of York University, Michael is a CPA, CA, having earned his designation in 1995 and his CPA (Illinois) in 2001. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, he was a partner of a multi-national public accounting firm.
Professional affiliations and credentials
- Volunteer, various Canadian charities and not-for-profits
- Member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants
- Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
- Member, Illinois CPA Society