Partner, GMS Professional Corporation
Celia is a Partner at GMS Professional Corporation, a Chartered Professional Accounting firm, licensed by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. GMS provides assurance services such as financial statement audits, financial statement reviews, as well as corporate tax, personal taxes, business advisory, and bookkeeping. They service all sectors, but specialize in working with small businesses and nonprofits. GMS is unique in that they work in close partnership with their clients and build long-term relationships as the foundation that enables GMS to tailor their service offerings to their clients’ specific needs. GMS believes that the better they know their clients, the better they can help them to succeed. Additionally, GMS makes a concerted effort to be known and involved in the communities where they live and work and striving to make a difference. They sponsor events in the community and actively volunteer their time, knowledge and services for the growth and prosperity of the people and businesses in their communities. Celia is passionate about creating opportunities within and outside of her business, including fostering an entrepreneurship culture on her team and promoting the CPA profession within her community.
Celia also serves as chair of the Annual Excellence Conference, an annual gathering for members of the community from Caribbean descent. Students and parents to meet with successful members of the Caribbean community to give career advice and guidance. Celia has expertise in finance and accounting and earned a BSc Management Studies an MSc Accounting from the University of the West Indies and is a credentialed Chartered Professional Accountant from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
What Celia hopes to gain from the VV GROW Fellowship:
Celia hopes to learn leadership strategies and to better use her voice where it matters in her business.
What Celia can offer other fellows:
Celia can help other fellows from a financial perspective including how to better understand their business accounts.
Connect with Celia on Social Media:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/gmscharteredaccountants/