About Us

With deep roots in the Kootenays, we’ve operated locally, independently, and continuously since 1952 amongst our current and  predecessor partners. As a traditional, full-service firm, we have a strong focus on accounting fundamentals, paired with custom tailored advisory. We exist to support your organization toward strategic, sustainable and successful outcomes.

Jeremy Childs and Marie Chanton
Aerial View over Castlegar

Independent Audit

When an independent auditor’s report is a requirement to receive government funding, meet shareholder requirements, satisfy lending agreements, or any other reason, we are your licensed, local and independently owned Kootenay audit firm. Our audit practice is central to our firm and it shows. We focus on staff continuity, plan ahead to meet your reporting deadlines, and focus on providing helpful suggestions and support throughout the year. 

Independent Audit

When an independent auditor’s report is a requirement to receive government funding, meet shareholder requirements, satisfy lending agreements, or any other reason, we are your licensed, local and independently owned Kootenay audit firm. We focus on staff continuity and plan ahead to meet your reporting deadlines. Our growing audit practice is marked with a focus on providing helpful suggestions and support throughout the year. 

Aerial View over Castlegar

Tax

Whether your goals are to minimize your compliance and reassessment risk, or strategically manage your integrated lifetime tax liability, we’re here to provide strategies that map onto your unique circumstances. Our tax work is centered around corporations and trusts, including their shareholders and beneficiaries.

Patricia Smuga in the office
Patricia Smuga in the office
Jeremy Childs in the office

Advisory

When you are looking to buy, sell, or merge companies, secure financing to fund your growth strategy, or perform due diligence on an impending transaction, we are your trusted advisors.

Advisory

When you are looking to buy, sell, or merge companies, secure financing to fund your growth strategy, or perform due diligence on an impending transaction, we are your trusted advisors.

Jeremy Childs in the office

Accounting

When it’s time for your annual accounting engagement, whether a review or compilation engagement, we are here to fulfill your periodic reporting and compliance requirements. This also serves as an opportunity for us to check in and plan ahead for your bonuses and dividends, to avoid any tax surprises, as well as discuss the risks and opportunities that we see in your numbers.

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Childs Chanton Team

Team

Meet our select team members and learn about their experience. 

Team

Meet our select team members and learn about their experience. 

Childs Chanton Team

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