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A Tax Accountant That Puts People First

Accounting and tax solutions designed for real people.

Communication is the most important foundation to any relationship. 

Our caring team speaks like normal humans – no Accountantese. 

We want all our customers to understand their financial situation.

Be comfortable asking questions.

Communication | Collaboration | Connection

If your accountant isn’t getting back to you, it’s time for a change.

KATA Accounting wants to make your finances easy to understand.

Find out how we can help!

Customers Love KATA

“I love plants and nature – numbers not so much. I’ve been through many bookkeepers in my 40 years of business and it’s such a pleasure to have a company I can finally rely on.”

— Sean James | Environmental Consultant & Landscaping Designer Sean James Consulting & Design

“KATA Accounting Solutions is an amazing accounting firm. The KATA team is very friendly, knowledgeable and supportive. They have always done an outstanding job and I completely trust them with my business needs.”

— Akeem Gardner, LLB | Entrepreneur & CEO Atlas 365 Incorporated

“The KATA team has been amazing! Their communication and simplicity throughout our professional relationship has been more than I could have asked for. Super accommodating and thorough with all my business’ accounting needs – highly recommended.”

Catherine Nikkel | Marketing Content Creator, Copywriter & Storyteller Catherine Nikkel

Accounting & Tax Solutions Team

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Jonathan Carter, CPA, CMA

Principal Accountant | Accounting & Tax Solutions Guru | Founder | Thought Leader | Innovator

Jonathan Carter is the founder of KATA Accounting Solutions Professional Corporation. Always listening to customers and improving processes, he is widely considered a thought-leader in accounting and tax solutions using technology. 

In 2021, Jonathan was distinguished with the Intuit Insightful Accountant 2021 Top 100 ProAdvisor award. He was also awarded the Inspire Accountant Award in 2018 for contributions to the future of the industry. A QuickBooks Elite ProAdvisor and former Intuit All-star and member of the inaugural Intuit Accountant’s Council, he knows QuickBooks.

In his spare time, Jonathan likes to spend time with his friends and family, play Magic the Gathering (fellow nerds will understand), and spend time outdoors camping, cottaging and fishing.

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Nerie Gonzales

Customer Project Manager | Bookkeeping Solutions Manager | Administrative Specialist

Nerie is a tremendous learner and understands a wide range of technology tools. She is an even better bookkeeper who truly pays attention to all the little details. But her strongest skill is her ability to manage projects to deliver seamless accounting and tax solutions.

Bringing her hospitality, oil & gas, and financial industry experience to KATA, Nerie can understand business models and the administration of them quickly. She has the capacity to adapt to situations and deliver excellent customer experiences with her strong attention to detail and extensive bookkeeping experience. 

Nerie has three young girls and no spare time, but tends to volunteer with her community anyways.

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Candice Martinez

Social Media Manager | Graphic Designer | Bookkeeping Solutions Specialist | Administrator

Candice brings amazing energy and sunshine to our team every day! 

She has a unique perspective and understanding of QuickBooks from her time as a call-centre representative for Intuit. 

Her genuine compassion for customers and their situations leads her to be driven and diligent when updating their books and making sure everything is in order. 

Candice does far more than just bookkeeping for KATA, she also manages our Social Media and Digital Marketing, and is a vital part of the team. 

In her spare time, she likes learning and spending time with her beautiful daughter.

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Tim Eix, DCS

Accounting & Tax Solutions Technician | Website Experience Administrator

Tim is one of the most customer-centric accounting technicians in the industry. Offering friendly service, communicated in terms that are easy to understand.

Tim holds an Honours Diploma of Accounting. While completing his diploma, he received several awards including the Karkheck Bloomberg LLP Accounting Award. He also has years of tax prep experience for individuals and businesses at CPA firms.

With another honours diploma in digital publishing, Tim manages this very website. But there’s more – Tim strives to make digital Sheets and documents that are easy to use for non-accountants.

Outside work Tim studies nature through wilderness hiking and photography.

Tanya Roy, DCS

Accounting Solutions Technician

Tanya loves bookkeeping and she is always looking for ways to improve processes, accuracy and save time with technology. She is the first member of the bookkeeping services team to obtain Advanced QuickBooks Online certification.

Tanya has twenty years of experience with small and medium sized companies in many industries. She obtained a Diploma in Business Administration – Accounting and a diploma in Financial Services. She is certified in QBO, Xero and Sage Cloud.

In her free time she enjoys the beach and water sports like kayaking and paddle boarding. She enjoys travel and is currently taking French classes.

Darren Kregar, CPA

Tax Solutions Specialist

Darren brings over 25 years of personal and corporate tax experience to KATA. He prepares taxes for customers and helps KATA improve our customer experiences.

He believes in supporting local small business owners just like you.

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