FINANCIAL SERVICES

SCOTT JOHANNSON, CPA, CA

Senior Manager of Financial Services

Phone: (204) 985-4008
scottj@onbusiness.ca

Scott has been employed in public practice since 1999 with experience providing audit and accounting services to a broad range of clients in various industries and providing income tax planning and compliance services to individuals and corporations. Scott has strong experience in the farming, trucking, and small manufacturing industries, including providing consulting to these industries. Scott has worked closely with First Nation Communities providing auditing, forensic, and consulting services. Prior to Scott’s entry into public practice, he had several years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Position: Senior Manager of Financial Services 

  • Business Advisor, Coach
  • Financial Statement Services, NTR, Review Engagements, Audits
  • Corporate and Personal taxation

Designation:

  • Chartered Accountant – 2002

BARRY MINISH, CPA, CA

Associate

Phone: (204) 985-4000
barrym@onbusiness.ca

Main Focus:

  • Small business support
  • Financial statements
  • Corporate and personal tax
  • Business and financial consulting

Designation: 

  • B.Sc. Geology – 1970
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – 1980
  • Chartered Accountant designation – 1983

Outside interests:

  • Golf and the Caribbean

ERIC SILVA, CPA, CA

Manager of Financial Services

Phone: (204) 985-6764
eric@onbusiness.ca

Eric has been employed in public practice since 2003 with experience providing accounting services to a broad range of clients in various industries.

Position: Manager of Financial Services

  • Financial Statement Services
  • Personal/Corporate Taxation
  • Assurance Services

Designations and Degrees: 

  • Chartered Accountant – 2011
  • Asper School of Business Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – 2005

MELISSA YAMADA, CPA, CA

Manager Financial Services

Phone: (204) 985-6763
melissay@onbusiness.ca

Melissa’s background includes experience in audit and other assurance engagements including the audit of not-for-profit organizations. Melissa has extensive experience in the audit of smaller not-for-profit organizations, including numerous day care centres. Melissa also works with a number of owner managed businesses, providing accounting and tax services.

Position: Manager of Financial Services

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Degree:

  • Chartered Accountant – 2013
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree – 2011

Outside Interests:

  • Melissa currently serves as the Treasurer of Day Nursery.
  • Melissa is involved in the recruitment of new CPA students for the firm

SARAH KARASIUK, CPA, CGA

Manager Financial Services

Phone: (204) 231-5488
sarah@onbusiness.ca

Main Focus:
  • Financial statement services (audit, review, and notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant –  2018
  • Business Administration Diploma – Red River College – 2012
  • Finished CGA portion of the CGA program (levels 1-4 and PACE) – 2015
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Laurentien University
Outside interest:
  • In her free time Sarah loves playing sports such as soccer, slo-pitch, volleyball, and basketball, as well as spending time with family and friends at the cabin.

JULIE PETERS

Financial Services Advisor (Steinbach)

Phone: (204) 326-3849
julie@onbusiness.ca

Julie has been employed in public practice since 2000, spending part of that time in Medicine Hat, Alberta. She has worked with a broad range of clients, at times specializing in Agriculture and Oil & Gas companies.

Position: Financial Services Advisor 

  • Financial Statement Services
  • Personal/Corporate Taxation

Education: 

  • Business Administration Diploma, Accounting Major with Honours – 2000

Outside Interests: 

  • Julie is married with two sons and a daughter. She enjoys spending time with family, travelling and scrapbooking those travels.

GRACE REIMER, CPA, CGA

Financial Services Advisor

Phone: (204) 985-4009
grace@onbusiness.ca

Grace has been employed as an accountant and assistant controller for various corporations since 2003.  In 2008 she made the switch to public practice and has experience in the manufacturing, construction  and transportation industries. Grace does a lot of Real Estate and Property Management trust reviews for submission to the Manitoba Securities Commission.

Position: Financial Services Advisor
  • Financial Statement Services
  • Personal/Corporate Taxation

Education:

  • Certified General Accountant – 2008
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree – 2003

Outside Interests:

  • Grace is married and has 3 children – 2 boys and 1 girl
  • She loves spending time with friends and family and hosting in their home
  • Cooking is one of her favorite things to do
  • She is involved with Sunday School and the Church bookstore

CANDY SMITH

Financial Services Advisor

Phone: (204) 985-6769
candy@onbusiness.ca

Candy has benefited from 20 years of working with ONBusiness Solutions. Prior to joining the firm, Candy worked in public accounting and the private sector as an accountant for over 10 years. Candy manages a diversified portfolio of small to medium-size businesses dealing with their day-to-day operations and year-end accounting needs.

Financial Services Advisor

  • Financial Statement Services
  • Personal/Corporate/Estate Taxation

Education: 

Certified Management Accountant – 4th Level

Outside interests:

  • Candy is married with two boys
  • Treasurer of the Advisory Council at her children’s school
  • Involved with the Pembina Trails School Division International Student Program
  • Enjoys crafts, cooking, and community fundraising

RYAN WATSON

Financial Services Advisor

Phone: (204) 237-0033
ryanw@onbusiness.ca

Ryan became a member of the ONBusiness team in Winter 2016.

Position: Financial Services Advisor

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • University of Winnipeg Bachelor of Business Administration – December 2015
  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

TAMI LI, CPA, CGA

Financial Services Advisor

Phone: (204) 985-6768
tami@onbusiness.ca

Tami became a member of the ONBusiness team in Summer 2017.

Tami’s main focus in public practice has been NTRs and corporate and personal taxes.  Tami finds the most rewarding aspect of her job is when she is able to provide simple and effective solutions for clients on their everyday accounting or business problems.
Position: Financial Services Advisor
  • Financial Statement Services
  • Personal/Corporate Taxation

Designation and Degrees:

  • CPA, Certified General Accountant – 2016

Outside Interests:

  • Tami loves spending quality time with her daughter
  • Enjoys camping, hiking
  • Was actively involved for many years in all areas of the restaurant business that her parents owned in Winnipeg, up until when it was sold in 2016

NICK GILL

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 231-6756
nick@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Student

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

Outside Interests:

  • Nick’s hobbies include playing soccer, camping, and doing outreach work through various local organizations.

LAURA SMITH

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 231-5834
laura@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Student

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP)

Outside Interests:

  • In my free time I enjoy reading books, baking, taking her puppy Rory for walks and spending time with family and friends.

AARON DHILLON

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 231-6750

aaron@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Advisor

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

VENUS ESPIRITU

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 985-4002

venus@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Advisor

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

BRADEN CORNELSEN

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 231-6758, ext. 252
braden@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Student

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP)

Outside Interests:

  • In my free time I enjoy cooking, watching the Jets, and spending time with friends and family.

MELANIE JENSEN

Financial Services Advisor (Student)

Phone: (204) 985-6767, ext. 223
melanie@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Student

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in the Asper School of Business.
  • Graduated with a Diploma with honors in Business Administration from Red River College in 2016.

Outside Interests:

  • In my free time I like to cook, roller-blade and spend time with my friends and family.

PATRICIA RAMIREZ

Financial Services Advisor (Fall Co-op Student)

Phone: (204) 985-6767, ext. 235
patricia.ramirez@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Student

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • I am currently enrolled in the Asper School of Business pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-op) Degree with a major in Accounting.
  • I am currently a Co-op student in my second work term.

Outside Interests:

  • Love travelling, reading novels, writing stories, watching TV shows and movies, and spending time with friends and family.

LEIGH-ANN KLEIN

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 237-0037
Leighann.Klein@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Advisor

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • CPA PREP – In progress
  • Accounting Certificate from Fanshawe College, London ON, 2014
  • Office Administration Certificate from Fanshawe College, London ON, 2014
  • General Art’s & Science Diploma from Fanshawe College, London ON, 2014
  • Business Certificate from Fanshawe College, London ON, 2013

JONATHAN JUNIPER

Financial Services Advisor 

Phone: (204) 985-6761
Jonathan.Juniper@onbusiness.ca

Position: Financial Services Advisor

  • Financial statement services (audit, review, notice to reader)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Education:

  • CPA Core 1 Module – Completed
  • Graduated with a Diploma with honors in Business of Commerce from Asper School of Business in 2018
  • Business Administration Diploma – Red River College, Graduated May 2015