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 is also the treasurer for a not-for-profit organization 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.
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.
Paulina obtained her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta in 2010 and earned her Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2013. Since joining Gill & Bird LLP in 2015, Paulina has realized her passion within public practice and is expanding her knowledge to better serve her clients by enrolling in the CPA In-Depth Tax program. With over 9 years accounting experience, Paulina has worked in both in public practice and industry, bringing her knowledge forward when helping her clients. Paulina loves working with small to medium sized businesses and entrepreneurs to help grow and manage their businesses. Her experience allows her to work with and relate to a variety of clients and provide them with a wide range of services including assistance with accounting, assurance, internal controls and business processes and tax strategies to fit their business needs. In her spare time Paulina enjoys being active, paying golf and tennis in the summer and skiing in the winter.
Peumi started at Gill & Bird in February 2016 as a Senior Accounting Technician bringing with her over 6 years experience in public accounting. Peumi earned her graduate and undergraduate degree of commerce from India. Peumi has experience in business and individual taxation, tax planning, bookkeeping, and other accounting services.
In her free time Peumi can be found playing with her two kids, hosting dinner with her friends or planning the next family getaway.
Tina started at Gill & Bird LLP in February 2016 as an Accountant with over 4 years experience in public practice. Tina earned her undergraduate degree of Science from UK with honors. She is also in the final stages of working towards her CPA designation.
Tina delivers a variety of assurance and other accounting services, personal and corporate tax planning and business advisory services to help clients proactively manage their operations. Tina is committed to finding solutions that meet her clients’ needs. She works with clients across a range of industries including professionals, oil and gas companies, manufacturing and retail as well as not-for-profit organizations and charities.
Tina enjoys going to the gym and yoga in her free time.
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 for those clients that utilize our services, 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 LLP in October 2019 as a Senior Accounting Technician bringing with er over 6 years experience in public accounting as well as 8 years experience working in the accounting department with corporations 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 in a variety of different capacities and have 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 Professional Accountants in 2013. She has experience with ranges from completing complex assurance engagements in public practice to providing financial advisory and consultation for start-up companies. 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 delicious pastries.