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.

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Position: Senior Manager of Financial Services 

  • Business Advisor, Coach
  • Financial Statement Services, NTR, RU, AUD
  • 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

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Designation: 

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

Outside interests:

  • Golf and the Caribbean

MEGHAN EIDSE, CPA, CA (On Maternity Leave)

Manager of Financial Services

Phone: (204) 231-2461
meghan@onbusiness.ca

Meghan’s background includes experience in audit and other assurance engagements including the audit of numerous not-for-profit organizations as well as the audit of private and publicly listed entities. Meghan also has extensive experience with owner managed businesses, including small to medium enterprises.

Meghan’s responsibilities include supervision and completion of the firm’s audit engagements. Her extensive experience in this area allows us to provide value added services to our clients, including recommendations in such areas as internal control improvements and overall corporate governance.

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Position: Manager of Financial Services

  • Financial statement services (audit and review)
  • Corporate and personal tax services

Designations and Degrees:

  • Chartered Accountant – 2011
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree – 2009

Outside Interests:

  • Meghan is married and enjoys travelling with her husband and spending time baking and golfing
  • Meghan previously served as the Director and Treasurer of Day Nursery Centre

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.

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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.

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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

Financial Services Advisor

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

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

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Education:
  • Business Administration Diploma – Red River College – 2012
  • Finished CGA portion of the CGA program (levels 1-4 and PACE) – 2015
  • Currently enrolled in Laurentien University to finish a Bachelor of Commerce Degree
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.

CHRIS MAXFIELD

Financial Services Advisor

Phone: (204) 985-6767
chris@onbusiness.ca

Chris became a member of the ONBusiness team in Spring 2015. Chris is currently enrolled in The CPA Prerequisite Education Program (CPA PREP).

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.

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Position: Financial Services Advisor 

  • Financial Statement Services
  • Personal/Corporate Taxation

Education: 

  • Business Administration Diploma, Accounting Major with Honours – 2000

Outside Interests: 

  • Julie is married and has one son. She enjoys 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 assisitant controller for various corporations since 2003, but has recently made the switch to public practice. She has experience in the manufacturing and transportation industries.

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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 a 3-year old son
  • She loves spending time with family and friends
  • 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.

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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. Ryan is currently enrolled in The CPA Prerequisite Education Program (CPA PREP).

Education: University of Winnipeg Bachelor of Business Administration – December 2015

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

CORY J. SMITH, CPA, CA

Financial Services Advisor

Phone: (204) 237-0063
cory@onbusiness.ca

Cory has a long history in public practice accounting dating back to 2005. During this time he has
obtained extensive experience in provided comprehensive accounting services to a diverse group of clients.

Position: Financial Services Advisor

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

Designations and Degrees:

  • Chartered Accountant – 2014
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree – 2011

Outside Interests:

  • Cory has formally served as the Treasurer of Triathlon Manitoba Inc.
  • Cory is an avid triathlete and long distance runner
  • Cory is also involved in triathlon and running as a level one official, race director, pacer for local half marathons and a former coach
  • In 2015, Cory was presented with The Great-West Life Leadership Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba

LAURA SMITH

Financial Services Co-Op Student

Phone: (204) 985-6767
laura@onbusiness.ca

Laura became a member of the ONBusiness team in the Spring 2015 as a co-op student and is currently on her third placement with our team.

Position: Financial Services Student

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

Education:

  • 5th year B. Comm Honours student at Asper School of Business
  • Co – operative Education Program
  • International Student Exchange Program (Winter 2016 – Bradford, England)

Outside Interests:

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

BRADEN CORNELSEN

Financial Services Co-Op Student

Phone: (204) 985-6767
braden@onbusiness.ca

Braden became a member of the ONBusiness team in the Spring 2016 as a co-op student and is currently on his third placement with our team.

Position: Financial Services Student

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

Education:

  • 4th year student at Asper School of Business  in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program

Outside Interests:

  • Braden enjoys cooking, watching the Jets, and spending time with friends and family.