As one of Alberta’s and Canada’s Top Employers, we continue to be focused on providing a positive culture that allows for opportunity and work-life balance for our team members.
We recognize that being able to attract and develop talented team members helps us in our endeavour to provide quality client service.
Please join the firm in recognizing Scott Smith, Scott Southwood, and Chris Yim as the newest members of our management team.
On behalf of the partners, we would like to congratulate them on their promotion and achievements. With their expertise and tireless commitment to client service, these three team members exemplify the high standards of Kenway Mack Slusarchuk Stewart LLP Chartered Professional Accountants, Chartered Accountants, and we are pleased to announce their promotions.
Scott Smith, CPA, CA
Scott attended the University of Lethbridge where he obtained his Bachelor of Management Degree before joining KMSS in September 2012. Scott was successful writing the CFE in September 2017 and received his designation in January 2018. Before deciding to pursue a career in accounting, Scott was a small business owner himself and that experience has contributed to his success providing service to our small business clients.
Scott was promoted to an Assistant Manager on our small business team in October 2018 and in October 2019, Scott was promoted to Manager. Scott plans to continue providing his expertise to our valued clients and looks forward to working with and mentoring many of the firm’s junior team members.
Scott Southwood, CPA
Scott graduated from the University of Calgary in 2016 after earning his Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting. In addition to his academic success, Scott also competed as a team member of the Canadian Senior National Team in Lifesaving Sport and has competed in South Africa, Australia, and Columbia.
Scott initially joined KMSS as a summer student in 2015 and went on to accept our offer of permanent employment as a CPA Candidate in 2016. Scott was successful writing the CFE in 2018 and earned his CPA designation in 2019. In October 2019, Scott was promoted to Assistant Manager and has decided to focus in the audit area.
Chris Yim, CPA
Chris graduated with distinction from the University of Manitoba with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting. Before earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Chris earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Service.
Chris joined us as a CPA Candidate in January 2017 and went on to challenge the CFE in 2018. Chris earned his CPA designation in 2019 and was promoted to Assistant Manager in October 2019. Chris has decided to focus in audit and plans to continue to develop in this area by completing complex audit engagements.