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Name: Johanne Barbeau
Firm Name: BDO Canada LLP
Country: Canada
Expertise: Assurance Services

Telephone: 514-931-0841
Fax: 514-931-9491
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Johanne Barbeau’s experience in accounting, assurance and business management spans over twenty years, half of which was spent working for an international firm. She also has experience with private entities, where she learned to deal with the constraints and challenges facing the firm’s SME clientele. Her clients come from various sectors: services and real estate, manufacturing, construction, and automotive industries, as well as non-profit organizations. Johanne joined Fauteux, Bruno, Bussière, Leewarden, CPA, LLP (FBBL) as manager in 2011 and was appointed associate in 2014. FBBL merged with BDO Canada s.r.l./s.e.n.c.r.l./LLP in June 2015. In 2017, Johanne was appointed Patner.

Specializing in audits and reporting, Johanne has facilitated many internal training sessions on audit and review procedures, efficiency, time management and client relations. In doing so, she helps meet the requirements of clients, while having them benefit from a highly competitive cost-benefit ratio.

The essence of leadership, teamwork skills, pragmatism and attention to detail mark the diverse career path of Johanne who, as a coach, trained figure skater Josée Chouinard for the 1992 Winter Olympics, in addition to several World Figure Skating Championships and other international figure skating competitions.

Professional Affiliations:

– Member, Chambre de commerce et d’industrie Thérèse-de Blainville, since 2014
– Member, Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, since 1997

Professional Designations & Education:

– Bachelor of Accounting, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1990
– Bachelor of Physical Education Teaching, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1985

Community Involvement:

– Member, Chambre de commerce et d’industrie Thérèse-de Blainville
– Member, Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec

Why BDO?

The best reason to choose BDO isn’t our service offerings, though they are among the most extensive in our industry. It isn’t our resources, though they are among the broadest in the world. It isn’t that we possess experience working with virtually every business sector in Canada, or that we offer the highest standards of technical excellence, though we do.

Ultimately, the best reason to choose BDO comes down to the relationships we build with our clients and communities. Because at the end of the day, ours is a business of people working with, for, and in the service of others. And when you think about it that way, client service becomes more than just client service; it becomes a firm-wide dedication to helping the people we serve succeed – whatever they need, wherever they are, however we can.