Amardeep received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta in 1992 and his Chartered Accountant designation in 1995. Since then, he has gained a breadth of experience acting as a Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer and business owner for various private and public companies. Specializing in private businesses within the Edmonton and Capital Region marketplace, Amardeep has first-hand knowledge of the challenges that organizations face and can bring quality solutions to a wide variety of issues.
Jeff comes from a public practice background at a big four accounting firm where he spent nearly 10 years providing taxation and assurance services to entities of all sizes including private companies, public companies, public service entities and not-for-profit organizations. As a founding partner at Gill & Bird, Jeff’s focus has always been to help organizations manage their operational risks and meet their reporting obligations while operating within an effective structure. Jeff has also been the treasurer for not-for-profit organizations and has acted as a Chief Financial Officer for a local private group of companies. Jeff received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta in 2004 and his Chartered Accountant designation in 2007.
Victoria joined our firm in August 2016. As the Administrative Assistant her duties include assisting clients, preparation of financial packages for the clients, assisting with payroll processing, as well as a variety of other tasks. Her many prior years of service in the accounting field, both in Canadian and US Tax areas, make her a very welcome asset to the firm.
In her spare time, Victoria is dedicated to her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoys writing poetry, playing darts and pool.
Meghan started at Gill & Bird in October 2018 as a Senior Accounting Technician bringing with her over 6 years experience in public accounting as well as 8 years experience working in the accounting departments in a variety of different industries. Meghan has experience in business and individual taxation, tax planning, bookkeeping, cash flow forecasting, budgeting and other accounting services.
In her free time Meghan can be found cheering on her daughter’s soccer team, volunteering at her daughter’s school is various different capacities, and having fun with her family and friends.
Genia is passionate about working with small businesses, helping them grow and solve problems. Genia has 8 years of accounting experience, having been successfully admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2013. She has experience which ranges from assurance in public practice to providing financial advisory and consultation for brand new start-ups in industry. Genia has a wide range of both technical and soft skills which allow her to have a positive and long lasting impact on the clients she works with. Genia is also a French trained pastry chef, so when she isn’t helping businesses grow and reach their goals, she is usually in the kitchen making pastries.
Valerie started at Gill & Bird LLP in February 2020 as an Accountant with many years experience in both public accounting and industry. Valerie has extensive experience helping clients with individual and corporate taxation, tax planning, bookkeeping, and other accounting services.
Jaslean started at Gill & Bird LLP in July 2020 after obtaining her Bachelor of Commerce from MacEwan University with a major in accounting. Jaslean is currently working towards CPA. Jaslean has experience in business and individual taxation, tax planning, bookkeeping, and other accounting services.