How Our Team Works
We are Your Modern Accountant, a leading provider of tax filing and accounting services in Canada. Led by experienced professional Patrick Payne and supported by our exceptional team, we offer top-notch solutions for individuals, self-employed individuals, and small corporations.
During the busy tax season, we expand our team to ensure seamless operations and efficient handling of personal tax returns. All our team members are carefully chosen from graduates of reputable Canadian post-secondary institutions, holding degrees in Accounting. You can trust that each team member at Your Modern Accountant is a qualified accountant with a strong foundation in the field.
Our collaborative approach resembles that of a Teaching Hospital, where mentorship and teamwork are paramount. Just as residents work closely with seasoned doctors to refine their skills, our junior accountants work alongside senior accountants, learning and growing within the industry. This collaborative environment allows us to meticulously review your tax documents, providing accurate and comprehensive tax returns.
At Your Modern Accountant, we are committed to delivering excellence and accuracy. We never submit a tax return that isn't thoroughly reviewed for precision and completeness. Your satisfaction and confidence in our services are of utmost importance to us. Before filing your taxes, you will have the opportunity to review and discuss your returns, ensuring that all your questions are addressed.
We value the growth and development of our young accountants, and we deeply appreciate your understanding and patience during their learning journey. Rest assured, our junior accountants receive expert guidance and mentorship to continually enhance their knowledge and expertise.
We believe in empowering our clients through education. We encourage you to take an active role in your tax and accounting matters, and we are always here to provide clarity and guidance. Our personalized approach means that we work closely with you to understand your unique financial situation and tailor our services to meet your specific needs and goals.
Education is at the heart of our firm's values. As we support the growth of our young accountants, we also prioritize educating our clients on tax matters and financial planning. With Your Modern Accountant, you can expect professional service, transparent communication, and a proactive approach to your financial success.
Let us be your dedicated partner in navigating the complexities of tax filing and accounting, and together, we will achieve financial success for you and your business. Experience the difference of working with Your Modern Accountant and embark on a journey of trust, professionalism, and prosperity. Contact us now to maximize your tax benefits and ensure compliance with our reliable and efficient tax and accounting services.
Our Current Tax Mentors
Founded in 2010 by Patrick Payne, Your Modern Accountant Ltd. (formerly known as KHFinancial until May 2017) has been providing top-notch tax filing and accounting services. Patrick started the company while pursuing the Business Commerce program at Ryerson University and working full-time, showcasing his dedication and passion for the field.
What began as a one-man operation has now evolved into a strong team of skilled accountants. We take pride in our personalized approach to client relationships and strive to ensure that each client is well-informed and knowledgeable about tax and accounting matters.
At Your Modern Accountant, we are committed to making tax filing in Canada easy, accessible, affordable, and stress-free. Our team of experts is always working towards our vision for the company, empowering clients to achieve their financial goals.
Experience the difference of working with a dedicated team that cares about your business and financial well-being. Trust Your Modern Accountant for all your tax and accounting needs, and let us help you navigate the complexities of tax filing with confidence.
Nicole Jennex joined YMA in January 2018 and has become an integral part of our team. With her expertise in standard and self-employed tax filing, she plays a crucial role in assisting our clients with their tax matters. Nicole also handles all communications and interactions with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on behalf of our clients, including requests, objections, and adjustments.
Her dedication to providing exceptional service ensures that our clients' tax filing needs are met efficiently and accurately. With Nicole's support, our clients can have peace of mind knowing that their taxes and CRA-related requirements are in capable hands.
At Your Modern Accountant, we take pride in having skilled professionals like Nicole on our team. Trust us to handle your tax filing and CRA matters with professionalism and expertise. Partner with YMA for stress-free and reliable tax services.
Travis McDougall joined YMA in January 2022 and has quickly become an invaluable asset to our team. With a strong background in accounting and finance, Travis brings a fresh perspective that has contributed to refining our processes and enhancing client communication.
Our Past Tax Mentors
As tax filing in Canada is seasonal, during January until about June we bring on a few extra team members to help us out. Patrick personally trains them on all internal software and processes, as well as, customer serivce. All previous and new Tax Mentors have a post-secondary education in Accounting and/or Taxation in Canada from a reputable University or College.
Here are some of our past Tax Mentors and what they've gone on to do;
Jay Purohit Had worked with us from 2020 - 2022. Jay worked with us part-time, as well as, through his co-op. He has been an invaluable member to the team and we wish him the best at Grant Thornton as he pursues his CPA designation.
Eda Voykhanskaya Worked with us from 2017 - 2021. Eda is now persuing her CPA and we wish her the best. Eda was appreciated amoungs our team and clients and will succeed wherever she finds herself!
Jordan Purner - Worked with us in 2017 and is now the brains behind the financials of one of Toronto's hottest new 5 Star resturants, Ricarda's located in downtown Toronto.
Aman Paruk - Worked with us in 2017 and has now secured a job with VW Canada
Sunpreet Sangha - Worked with us in 2016 and has now gone on to work for Deloitte Canada