About Cahill CPA
Full-Service Accounting Firm located in North Vancouver, serving clients throughout Greater Vancouver.
Cahill CPA brings over 30 years of public practice experience to our clients. We have had the privilege of serving clients in many different industries and types of businesses. Our firm is a family business; we are proud to have five family members working with us. Our vision is to build our practice on the strong foundations of family and trusted professional relationships.
Our team continues to grow every year, adding staff who have experience in a variety of business, finance, and accounting areas. One of our key goals is to provide a wide array and depth of service to all of our clients. With this comprehensive range of experience, we will always have the knowledge and expertise for any of your personal or corporate needs.
If you are in the market for an accountant in North Vancouver or anywhere in the greater Vancouver area, we are very excited to speak with you and hope to have the chance to serve you in the near future. Please do not hesitate to call or e-mail us with any questions you might have regarding your tax or accounting situation, business needs, estate planning, and more. To our existing clients, we would like to thank you for continuing to trust us for your personal & corporate accounting.
Wayne Cahill CPA, CGA
Wayne obtained his CGA designation in 1992 and has over 25 years of public practice experience. He has been a partner in a national CGA firm in the past and has been been running his own practice for 15 years plus. His clients are private enterprises, and operate in various industries. Wayne’s strengths are in working with owners on corporate restructuring, succession & estate planning, and both personal & corporate tax planning. In his free time, Wayne enjoys travelling and spending time with his grandson, Brentley and granddaughter Avaya.
Jordan Cahill CPA, CA
Jordan has a bachelor's degree in business from Simon Fraser University. He articled at a national CA firm in Vancouver and received his designation as a Chartered Accountant. He has extensive experience providing financial statement compilation and assurance services to both public and private entities. He previously held a position at the Canada Revenue Agency as a business auditor. Jordan specializes in personal & corporate taxes, tax dispute resolution, and audit & assurance. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey, travelling, and camping. He lives in North Vancouver with his wife and two young children, and enjoys exploring the beautiful mountains, forests and beaches the North Shore has to offer.
Janice Tai CPA, CA
Janice was born and raised on the North Shore and couldn't think of a better place to be! Janice graduated from Queen's University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2004 and joined one of the "big-four" accounting and tax firms in Toronto where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2007. Janice has been working in Vancouver since 2012, and partnered with Cahill CPA in 2013. She brings over 10 years of experience and especially enjoys helping clients with a variety of tax planning. She specializes in estate & trusts, as well as succession & estate planning. Janice likes to play tennis and travel- her favourite destinations include Turkey and Kenya. She and her husband welcomed a new baby daughter in 2016.
Taylor has been working in public practice since 2007. In his time with the firm, he has provided comprehensive tax and financial services for small and medium sized businesses, non-resident compliance filings, personal tax, and other advisory services. When he is not working, Taylor enjoys sporting events and spending time with his brothers. He also resides in North Vancouver, and takes advantage of all the great outdoor activities it has to offer including mountain biking, hiking, and snowshoeing.
Matthew Jacquet CPA, CGA
Matthew has been working with our North Vancouver firm for over 5 years. He focuses on helping small businesses through controllership and bookkeeping solutions to minimize their taxes and stay on track with periodic filings. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Laurentian University and qualified for his CPA and CGA designation in 2014. Matthew and his family including Cola the black goldendoodle (who you may sometimes spot at the office) are living on Bowen Island where they enjoy the outdoors and spending time at the beach in the summer.
Quinn is currently attending Simon Fraser University, and has been working at Cahill CPA part-time during his studies. He works with clients, helps with the preparation of tax returns, and performs bookkeeping services. In his spare time, Quinn enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to movies, or participating in & watching sports.
Vaneet grew up in Houston BC with her parents and her two siblings. After finishing high school, she relocated to Kelowna and attended Okanagan University. She graduated in Business Administration with a major in management. Vaneet joined the Cahill CPA team in 2016, after moving to North Vancouver where she resides with her husband. Vaneet has experience with clients in a variety of industries including ophthalmology, advertising and charities. Vaneet is the office manager at Cahill CPA and assists the partners with the general operations of the firm. Her administrative and managerial skills enable her to focus on client services. Outside the office, you can find Vaneet spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys going out to movies and cooking.
Christopher See BBA
Christopher graduated from Simon Fraser University and received an Honours with Distinction BBA degree in both Accounting and Finance. He received both the President's Honour Roll & the Dean's Honour Roll during his studies. Chris is currently working towards his CPA designation, through the CPA School of Business. He is an excellent asset to Cahill CPA, bringing experience in a variety of areas after working as a staff accountant, as well as a taxpayer's service agent at CRA. Chris is an avid sports fan and car enthusiast, and enjoys watching movies and trying out new recreational activities during his spare time.
Bhavjit Grewal BA, CPA
Bhavjit received her Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Economics from Simon Fraser University in 2011. After completing her studies at Simon Fraser University, she enrolled at the University of British Columbia to complete the Diploma in Accounting Program. She previously held a position at the Canada Revenue Agency as an Income Tax Auditor where she gained valuable work experience completing compliance audits and dealing with a different types of tax issues. Bhavjit qualified for her CPA designation in 2017 after successfully passing the Common Final Examination in 2016. During her free time, Bhavjit enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying active and travelling to new places.
Crystal Cahill BA, BEd
Crystal Cahill is responsible for the social media and marketing at Cahill CPA. She is married to Cahill CPA partner Jordan Cahill, and together they have two young children. Crystal completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Simon Fraser University in English, and has an Education Degree and teaching certification. She enjoys keeping clients updated on new accounting practices, upcoming tax deadlines, and news & events within the Cahill CPA office & staff.
Tony Elliott CPA, CA
Tony grew up in Coquitlam BC before travelling to North Dakota where he spent four years playing on the varsity golf team and earning his bachelor of science with a focus on accounting and finance. He then returned home and articled at a national CA firm in Vancouver before receiving his designation as a Chartered Accountant in 2014. Throughout his career he has gained extensive experience in audit & assurance, financial statement preparation, and both personal and corporate taxes. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his fiancé Lindsay and their new puppy Carl, staying active through playing baseball, golf, and hockey, playing the guitar, and spending time out on the boat and up at the family cabin.
Nanya grew up in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria with her parents and 5 siblings. She is currently attending Carleton University Ottawa and has been working at Cahill CPA to complete her co-operative education requirement for her university. She works with clients, helps with the preparation of tax returns, administrative duties and performs bookkeeping services. In her spare time, Nanya enjoys reading books, dancing and trying out new recipes.
Ahmed El-Alem BBA
Ahmed grew up in Richmond, BC and graduated from Kwantlen Polytechnique University. He interned at a small practice firm in Richmond, which later turned into a full time position gaining experience in financial reporting and tax. He later worked in industry performing full cycle accounting and managerial accounting functions. Ahmed is currently working towards his CPA designation, through the CPA School of Business and recently passed the CFE exam. In his spare time, he enjoys staying active through playing pickup basketball and soccer, and exploring the beautiful BC outdoors.
Saina was born in Tehran, Iran, and moved to Canada with her parents and two older brothers when she was two. She has worked in the Human Resources and Office Administrative field for over 10 years, in countries all around the world (including Melbourne Australia and the United Kingdom). Her experiences in these various positions has made her an asset to the Cahill CPA office and staff. She loves to travel, and her most memorable trip was spending 5 months backpacking through Asia. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and spending time with family.
Shannon is originally from a small town in California and has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting. Shannon owned and operated her own business for ten years. She had two retail locations along with a production facility where she manufactured and designed candles. Shannon brings energy & enthusiasm to our team, and is excited to be part of the Cahill family business. Her number one priority is to ensure every client has a great experience. Shannon and her husband currently live in North Vancouver and they enjoy taking advantage of all the beautiful trails the North Shore has to offer with their dachshund, Peanut. She also enjoys running and spending time with her family.
Matthew grew up in Port Moody, BC and is currently attending BCIT working toward a degree in accounting. He works with clients, helps with the preparation of tax returns, and performs bookkeeping services. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys spending time with his friends, going to sporting events and playing soccer.
Dave Duncan BS
Originally from London, ON, Dave has been out West between Alaska and BC since 2003. He obtained a bachelor of science with honours in aviation technology from the University of Alaska, Anchorage before representing Canada at three Winter Olympic Games. Recently retired from competitive action, Dave is a current student of the UBC Diploma in Accounting Program and looking forward to starting the CPA designation program Spring 2019. The new ambitions behind the desk may have slowed him down but you’ll still find him enjoying the outdoors on the slopes and bike trails throughout the Sea-to-Sky.