Who We Are
We Are Accounting Professionals
We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. There are many benefits in partnering with Focus LLP.
Here are a few:
- Three- and Four-week turnaround: for year-end files.
- Attention to detail: You can trust us to do the job correctly.
- Prompt callbacks: Calls are dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner.
- Accessibility: We are here when you need us.
Who We Are
Our Team of Experts
Our professional and dedicated team continuously work to exceed your expectations by providing guidance and services that are tailored to your unique requirements.
Focus LLP is a public accounting firm registered with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.
Bill Minor is the Managing Partner of Focus LLP. Bill has been an owner of the firm for more than 10 years. Bill has continually worked in public practice since receiving his Certified General Accountant designation in 1996. Tax has been his primary focus, having taken the two-year CICA In-depth tax course (now CPA In-Depth Tax Course). He maintains up to date knowledge by attending various tax seminars and the Canadian Tax Foundation of Canada conferences.
Manager, Tax & Accounting
Denise Elms began working for Focus LLP in 2007 after moving to Alberta from Newfoundland. She pursued other opportunities from 2014-2017 but rejoined the firm in October 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) Degree from Memorial University and thoroughly enjoys working with small-medium sized corporations. In her spare time, Denise enjoys camping with her family and attending her kids’ various activities.
Ollie Yuan is the longest-serving member of our team, having joined the firm in 2003. Ollie is originally from China where she worked in bank auditing. Her tax experience in Canada is well rounded and her clients really appreciate how diligent and caring she is, to ensure their tax filings are completed accurately and quickly.
Amber Clarke began working for Focus LLP in January 2022. She started her career in public practice accounting in 2019 and enjoys working with small business owners to ensure their tax and accounting needs are met. Amber is currently working towards her Bachelor of Commerce degree and will be enrolling in the CPA program in 2022. Prior to her accounting career, Amber completed a degree in Psychology. In her spare time, Amber enjoys learning new recipes and spending time with her family.
Barbara Maltais joined the firm in May 2014 and comes to us with great experience having worked in a similar size public accounting firm. Holding a critical position within the firm Barb plays a vital role in ensuring the client’s projects are moved to completion in a timely fashion. Maintaining high client satisfaction is Barb’s top priority.
Vesna Minor handles the publishing of financial statements, internal accounting and various administrative duties within the firm. Vesna has worked in the firm since 2009.
To arrange a no-obligation meeting to discuss your accounting service needs