VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Grant Thornton LLP in Vancouver, welcomes the practice of John Parker, formerly a Senior Partner of Buckley Dodds Parker LLP, to the firm. The new partnership further strengthens Grant Thornton's presence in the local community while providing meaningful, actionable advice for current and future clients.
"John Parker and his team bring a likeminded, client-first mentality and a strong knowledge of cloud accounting services," says Norm Raynard, Regional Managing Partner, Western Canada, Grant Thornton LLP. "His approach to cloud accounting is aligned with Grant Thornton's ongoing strategy to save our clients time and money while improving their business and leveraging technology efficiently."
"I'm excited to begin this new relationship with Grant Thornton and provide numerous opportunities for our clients and colleagues," says John Parker. "This union will result in enhanced services for our existing clients by offering a broader range of local and global resources and expertise."
John Parker is well known within the profession, serving as Director on the Board of Island Savings Credit Union for over 15 years, holding the position of Chair, on the Audit and Nominations Committee. An alumnus of Simon Fraser University, John mentors youth in business and sits on the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia Public Practice Committee.
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Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and advisory firm providing audit, tax and advisory services to private and public organizations. We help dynamic organizations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, actionable advice through a broad range of services. Together with the Quebec firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, Grant Thornton in Canada has approximately 4,000 people in offices across Canada. Grant Thornton LLP is a Canadian member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, whose member and correspondent firms operate in over 100 countries worldwide. A listing of Grant Thornton offices and contact information can be found at: www.GrantThornton.ca.
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