Paterson & Company Professional Corporation is a team of Chartered Professional Accountants focusing on the need of owner managed
business and professionals. We joined the Westboro community at 413 Churchill Avenue North in October of 2002.
We have a range of professional staff qualified to prepare your personal or corporate tax returns, dealing with Canada Revenue Agency
on your behalf, prepare or review your financial statements or help you with your bookkeeping. In addition, we can assist you with your
personal financial planning and business succession planning. We team with professionals such as lawyers, insurance experts, bankers
and investment advisors to ensure that your financial needs are well looked after.
Here is our team:
Don Paterson CPA, CA
, has been in public practice for over 30 years. Don started and grew another accounting
firm very successfully in Ottawa for twenty years and then founded Paterson and Company in 2002. Among many other accomplishments,
Don has served on the Board of Directors for the Ottawa Senators NHL hockey club. Don has a wealth of experience working
with professionals and business succession planning.
John Fairbairn, CPA, CA
, has over 30 years' experience in financial and operational management in the manufacturing,
engineering, software, military consulting and professional services sectors along with his public accounting background. John
focuses on business planning and operations, retirement planning and has a lot of experience in human resources.
Sarwar Qureshi, CPA, CA
, has six years' experience and specializes in small businesses, early
stage and start-up companies and professionals.
Ross Outhwaite, CPA, CGA
has over 15 years' experience in both public practice and controllership. Ross is, among other
things, our restaurant and bar operations expert.
Mike Edwards, BBA
has over 20 years of public practice and client services. Mike has years of experience working with
owner managed businesses.
Sylvie Tassé, CPA, CMA
brings a wealth of experience in small business, accounting, and taxation, with an emphasis on
taxation. Sylvie has over 30 years of serving small to medium sized businesses in Ottawa and the Gatineau. Sylvie is fluently bilingual
and taught accounting at the University of Quebec (Gatineau) for eight years.
Rosalind Law, B.Comm, CPA, CGA
has two years' experience with us and assists many of our
Clients with their personal and corporate tax needs.
is our Senior Bookkeeper and looks after the day to day bookkeeping for many of our Clients.
, our Office Manager, supervises our personal tax and bookkeeping services as well as the running of our
office. Michele has 20 years of experience in financial services and personal tax.
Margie Morrice, B.A. English
, looks after the administration for the firm as well as coordinating all of the back-up
documentation required for personal tax preparation and does the bookkeeping for some of our Clients.
, specializing in the area of tax planning with particular emphasis on private
corporations in the medical and dental industry. He also provides professional services to private
corporations and their owners in a broad range of industries including, high tech, retailing,
manufacturing, automotive, professional services and real estate. Extensive experience in all facets of
income taxation with a focus on personal and corporate tax planning for the private business owner,
trust and estate tax matters, family business succession planning and the creation and implementation
of effective tax strategies for wealth protection and accumulation for high net worth individuals
That's our team!
We are happy to provide a friendly, informal atmosphere for our clients in our office located in the old Nepean Police station behind
"The Savoy" restaurant. Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. please phone us at (613) 722-8832 to set up an appointment.
We look forward to serving the Westboro community for many years in the future.