Shawn Kelso began working with Welch LLP in 1993.
Shawn serves clients in the private and not-for-profit sector.
In 2005, Shawn was appointed Director of Professional Standards and is responsible for the compliance with Quality Assurance policy in all 12 of Welch's offices.
is also responsible for ensuring all Quality Control directives, as set by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
(CICA), are upheld on audit files as well as recommending and enforcing Welch's internal quality assurance policies and procedures.
In addition, Shawn
provides training to all offices on a regular basis and on a wide variety of topics.
has conducted Practice Inspections on behalf of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
He is also an instructor for the ICAO and the CICA and has presented the Accounting, Auditing and Professional Practice Update across Ontario.
While Shawn worked in the private sector, he developed expertise in pricing, financial controls and strategic planning.
role included the design and implementation of accounting policies and internal control procedures.
In addition to his
duties as Director of Professional Standards
also provides audit, accounting and business advisory services to private sector owner-managed businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Shawn completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Ottawa in 1993.
He earned his CA designation in 1996 and became a Partner in 2008.