Buckley Dodds has been in the public accounting profession for over 30 years and in our present location at 1140 – 1185 West Georgia St for close to 25 years. During this time we have gained a wide knowledge of businesses, and not for profit organizations.
Con graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1969 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and obtained his Chartered Accounting designation in 1972. Con is the firm’s founding partner and has guided it over the years to emerge as one of the ten best accounting firms in Vancouver. He was a recipient of the Wealth Management Award as being one of the top 5% of estate and tax practitioners in Vancouver.
Con has been a director in several enterprises, both public and private companies and non-profits. He serves a wide verity of clients in the capacity of accounting business consulting, financing, taxation and estate planning. He was also selected as a delegate to the Technologies of the Future conference in San Francisco hosted by the author of, The World is Flat, Thomas Friedman. The conference addressed the latest technology trends affecting the future of businesses and how businesses will need to position themselves to take advantage of these trends and not to become redundant.He is also the Vancouver delegate to the conference in New York addressing the cities of the future which will discuss, amongst other things, the business’ a future city will need to attract to be a truly successful city.
Geoff graduated in Commerce with a major in Accounting and Finance, from the University of British Columbia and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1980. Geoff is the managing and personnel partner and his practice consists of audit, assurance, accounting, tax, and business advisory services for small to medium sized organizations. He has extensive experience in public companies and regulatory issues, the film industry, not for profit organizations, corporate and NPO governance issues, and the hospitality industry.
Geoff is also very active in assisting not-for-profit organizations as a trusted advisor, treasurer and board director over his professional career. In 2013 Geoff was elected to the Council (Board of Directors) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C. and was very active in the merger of the three Accounting Professions to the new Chartered Professional Accountants of BC, CPABC. Geoff is currently Vice Chair on the Board of Directors of CPABC. He will rise to the position of Chair of the CPABC Board of Directors in 2020 through 2021. Geoff also sits on the following Boards & Committees:
Elected Director and Treasurer ICABC Council, 2013 - 2015
Director, CPABC Initial Board of Directors, appointed by the Minister of Advanced Education, 2015-2021
Member of CPABC Net Asset and Investment Policy Task Forces 2015-2016
Chair & Member of CPABC Audit Committee, 2015-2017
Treasurer and member of the audit and governance committees, CPABC, 2017 - 2018
Elected Vice Chair of CPABC board
Member of the Board of Governors, CPA Education Foundation, 2015-2019
CPA,CA, CPA (Illinois)
Phone: (604) 688-7227 Ext 106
Mickey provides accounting, assurance, and business advisory services to both private and public companies and not-for-profit organizations. Mickey specializes in mining, technology, manufacturing, real estate and medical industries. She has a keen understanding of public company operations, restructurings, acquisitions and IPOs. Mickey provides transactional services to companies in Canada and United States in relation to initial public offerings, acquisitions, and prospectus filings.
Mickey graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree, and went on to obtain her CA, CPA. She also holds a CPA (Illinois) designation.
Mickey spends her spare time at the boxing gym, or outdoors with her family.
Michael Shomali is a qualified CPA from the State of California. He has over 18 years of US tax experience. His expertise lies in a wide variety of tax services, including tax planning, business structure and cross border taxes.Michael graduated from California State University in 1994 with a B.S. degree in accounting.
Dennis George Go,
Phone: (604) 688-7227 Ext 105
Dennis graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Accounting in 1986. He obtained his CPA designation in 1987 and MBA in 1989,
Dennis joined Buckley Dodds LLP in 2002 as a senior staff accountant. Dennis worked for the Small Business and Tax Group of Ernst & Young, LLP for five years prior to joining Buckley Dodds LLP. He is currently the Tax Principal of the firm. He specializes in various accounting, compliance and taxation services. Some of the services he provides include compilations, audit, on-site setup of accounting systems, and various tax services that include individual, corporate, Trust, Excise Taxes, PST, payroll, Film Tax Credits, and Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax credits. He also appeals tax cases to the Canada Revenue Agency and to the Tax Court of Canada.
Phone: (604) 688-7227 Ext 129
Junaid provides assurance and business advisory services to private and public companies and not-for-profit organizations. Junaid has a broad range of auditing experience working in Europe and the US with experience in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, mining, technology, retail, and medical.
Junaid graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and obtained his CPA, CA designation in 2011.
During his spare time, Junaid enjoys running, staying active at the gym, and feeding the less fortunate.