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Bookkeeping Help for Small Businesses and Startups

Small business accounting simplified

Running a business is a full-time job. Staying on top of your accounting, bookkeeping, and finances adds extra stress, confusion, and responsibilities to your already busy schedule.

Clarified Accounting simplifies it all.

We offer flexible and affordable bookkeeping help for small businesses and startups so that you can focus solely on making your company grow. Our professional bookkeepers offer a wide range of services, becoming your in-house accounting team whenever needed.

We offer a simple, fast, and affordable way to take the stress and uncertainty out of managing your own company’s finances. With us, you can rest assured that your taxes will be in order.

Whether you need extra help with payroll, year-end tax preparation, financial reporting, or extra guidance on the installation of tax software, we can offer as little or as much help as you need.

We clarify the entire accounting process for businesses.


Our Professional Bookkeeping Services

At Clarified Accounting, we understand the financial challenges of running a small business or startup. Doing everything yourself is too difficult and paying an in-house accounting department is too expensive.

You may need help year-round with financial planning and payroll management or you might only need extra help for your external accountant at the end of the year. That’s why we offer custom plans tailored to your business. We can provide whatever you need.

To make the payment process clearer, we make an honest quote and we stick to it.

All of our services come with our unrivaled customer service, so no need to be hesitant to call us with questions.  We welcome it!


Our services include:

Year-End Tax Assistance: If you’re working with an external accountant, Clarified Accounting can provide them all of the necessary information so that you don’t have to worry about it.

  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Management: Our experts can help improve your cash flow and simplify your payment processes with our streamlined accounts payable/receivable services. We’ll make it easier than ever before to get paid and manage the money going out of your business.
  • Payroll Management: Our accurate and efficient payroll management professionals can be your in-house team for a fraction of the cost. Let us handle your weekly or biweekly payments, T4 preparation, and reporting to the CRA. Never worry about sending checks out on time again.
  • Business Consulting: Starting a new business can be confusing. Many entrepreneurs don’t even know where to start. Our seasoned business professionals can help you from the initial startup through obtaining financing, and all the way to getting your first customers, handling finances, and filing your taxes.


Other services include:

  • Financial Reporting
  • GST Returns and Remittances
  • Software Training/Installation
  • Bank/Credit Card Reconciliation
  • And More

The Benefits of Hiring Professional Accountants

Businesses that use professional accountants enjoy benefits that those who take care of their own books do not. Hiring a professional firm to complement your in-house abilities lets you:

  • Save time to spend on your business
  • Rest assured that your finances are always properly reported
  • Gain valuable insight into your cash flow
  • Save money on overhead costs and salary
  • Gain access to valuable business planning knowledge
  • Optimize business processes for higher profitability

At Clarified Accounting, we offer flexible bookkeeping help for small businesses that makes your life easier. Let us focus on your finances, you focus on what you do best: growing your business.


At Clarified Accounting we aim to simplify accounting, bookkeeping and finance functions for start-ups and small business owners. We’ll take the confusion, stress and time associated with accounting and finance away so that you can focus on running and growing your business. Clarified Accounting will provide you with a fully staffed professional accounting department right at your fingertips to manage your everyday finances.

Our focus is on providing day-to-day financial expertise for our clients. If you need dedicated,ongoing accounting and financial support, our firm can provide that at any of the following levels:data-entry and bookkeeping, controller, and CFO. We will also manage the entire year end tax process with your existing external accountant, or we can provide those services as well.

We pride ourselves on always being accessible to our clients. We want to be closely involved in the financial management of your business and encourage ongoing phone calls for support as part of our regular service. Owning a small business, or one that is in the start-up phase does not mean that you shouldn’t have access to high quality financial talent which can produce timely and accurate financial reports. The combined skills, passion and expertise in our firm ensures that all our clients receive market-leading accounting and financial service.


Our Philosophy

Modern. Approachable. Professional. We aren’t like the rest. We customize and tailor the needs of our clients so that they receive the specific services they require in order to promote ongoing long-term business growth and success, after all, our client’s success is our success!


At Clarified Accounting we understand starting up and developing a business can be a challenge, that’s why our goal is to provide our clients with all the day-to-day accounting services they would have if they had their own “in-house” accounting department.

A quote is developed based on the agreed upon score of work, and rest assured we will stick to that quote. Our clients can contact us at any time without having to worry about being billed for each phone call or question.

We provide added value for an affordable price so you can focus on expanding your business.


Accounts Receivables Management

Accounts Payable Management

Payroll Management

GST Returns and Remittances

Corporate Tax Installments and Review

Bank and Credit Card Reconcilliation

Financial Reporting

Year End Preparation

On Site Installation and Training of Accounting Software

Business Consulting



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Mike Fifield

President & CEO

Mike brings with him over 10 years’ experience in public accounting as well as industry experience at the CEO and CFO levels. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honors (Co-op) degree and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).  

With the experience and insight he has gained through his varied professional experiences, Mike felt there was a need for an accounting firm that did things a little differently. Clarified Accounting was started with the goal of supporting the day-to-day accounting and finance needs of small businesses in greater depth than just the provision of bookkeeping and year-end services. Clarified Accounting aims to support business owners with on-going financial reporting and analytical support, at a price point that makes these services accessible for all small businesses and entrepreneurs.




General Manager

Gina brings over 10 years of professional accounting and office experience. She has an extensive background in business relating to all aspects of public and private practice including: Sage50 Simply Accounting, QuickBooks and various other operational solutions such regulatory government filings, cash flow management, data entry, accounts receivable- payable, payroll management, and financial statements. Earning her diploma in Business Administration Accounting and acquiring several designations including certificates in Delivering Quality Service, and Sage 50 Application Specialist, Gina brings with her a multitude of experience. Motivated by the diversity of the individuals, corporations and situations she comes in contact with daily, Gina understands that each client needs are unique and takes pride in assisting with the success of each individual business regardless of the level of service she provides. Offering exceptional organizational skills in multi-tasking, analytical and problem-solving, as well as, the flexibility to work well with a team or on her own, no less than the utmost dedication, accuracy and care for her client’s success is what can be expected.




Client Accounting Assistant

Starting with Clarified Accounting as a work term student in May 2015, Jessica has become a valuable asset to our team. Reporting to the General Manager, Jessica has assisted with many administrative projects and has worked closely with our clients to ensure no detail is missed. Jessica has gained much knowledge in the accounting field and has certainly applied her skills in Sage 50 Simply Accounting. Jessica provides excellent customer service to our clients and as a future graduate in Business Management Accounting, there is no doubt she will continue to complement our team.”




Business Development Manager

Steve has a genuine desire to help people and their businesses succeed. With over 10 years of practical business development and client relations experience, combined with an academic background in Business Administration from Memorial University, Steve brings a variety of skills that benefit businesses and clients of all sizes. He brings specific skills in areas such as marketing, sales, business development, procurement and project management. With a wide spectrum of experience ranging from large multinational corporations to small, local enterprises, Steve understands that not all businesses have the same needs or goals. He has the ability to understand and articulate the unique needs of each client and works with them to ensure they are positioned for success. Steve has particular expertise and interest in small and medium enterprises. With a keen eye for detail, organization and process, Steve works with business owners to optimize operations and identify opportunities to maximize efficiency, productivity and growth. Steve faces every challenge head-on and thrives in fast-paced, complex situations. There is a solution to every problem and Steve will find it.




Senior Client Accountant

Monique joins our team as a Senior Client Accountant with over 15 years of experience of which 8 years were spent at a Senior Accounting level. Most recently she has worked as a Controller in the Construction industry and has also worked with companies in the auto and consulting industry.

As a graduate of College of the North Atlantic, Monique holds two diplomas and has completed other various office/accounting/CGA courses. Prior to joining Clarified Accounting, Monique has held various management positions and has worked with all levels of the full accounting cycle including Accounts Payables & Receivables, bank reconciliations, cash flow analysis, payroll, government filings, and monthly financial reporting. Monique also brings with her a diverse knowledge of accounting software such as Simply, QuickBooks, Plexxis, Timberline, Megasys and others. Monique prides herself on being accessible and providing our clients with accurate reporting in a timely manor.



Corporate Controller

Jon offers over 11 years of professional accounting experience having obtained his CPA, CA, designation in 2004. Jon has significant experience working in both public practice and industry with both public and private companies. Prior to joining the team at Clarified Accounting, he spent 5 years as audit manager with a previous public accounting firm, 3 years as corporate accountant with a large public telecommunications company and over 3 years as controller and project administrator with a large industrial construction company. Through these various positions, he has gained valuable experience with both management and financial accounting. Some of his specific areas of expertise include, all aspects of the financial accounting cycle from journal entries to financial statement preparation, creation and completion of budget and forecast models, processing complex transactions relating to corporate acquisitions and divestitures, managing the reporting, administration and cashflow requirements of multi-million dollar projects and consolidation of monthly/annual financial reporting requirements under multi-organizational structures. In addition, Jon enjoys giving back to the community in his free time through volunteer work as the treasurer for both The Dogs Rugby Football Club and Beagle Paws – A Canadian beagle rescue organization. Jon brings a high level of professionalism and commitment to providing clients with exceptional service while establishing an easy-going and relaxed approach to building and maintaining strong client relationships.





Partner Clarified Professional Corp. Inc.

Corey is the Partner in charge of Clarified Accounting’s assurance and tax service lines. Corey is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and has extensive experience in both public accounting and industry roles.

Corey’s passion and ability to interact with clients from both a personal and corporate view sets him apart from the rest. No matter the business or challenge, Corey will go above and beyond to ensure his clients’ success.




Client Accountant

Melissa has recently joined the Clarified Accounting team as a Client Accountant. She graduated from College of the North Atlantic in 2012 with a Diploma in Business Management, Accounting. Since then she has gained 5 years of experience working in a public firm on a wide variety of small and large businesses including retail stores, restaurants, contractors, and not for profit organizations. Melissa is knowledgeable in a variety of accounting software programs such as Simply Accounting, MYOB, CaseWare, Quickbooks, CanTax, and Excel. Her involvement in monthly bookkeeping, payroll, year end, and tax services has provided her with the skill sets to become a valuable member of our team. Melissa prides herself in her drive to provide the best possible service to her clients.




Client Accountant

Liana graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is currently working towards her CPA designation. Her past involvement with small businesses made her proficient in a series of accounting software including Simply Accounting, Quickbooks, ProFile, and Excel.

When it comes to assisting in preparation of year-end audit, review engagement, and Notice to Reader files, she believes accuracy is the key. When monthly bookkeeping and financial reporting are involved, she considers that meeting clients’ needs, quickly response, and accuracy make for the best customer service.




Accountant- Special Projects

Peter graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Commerce degree that concentrated in accounting in 2008 and completed his Chartered Accounting training the following year.

Upon entering the workforce, Peter worked his way up to Senior Associate, at a major public accounting firm before entering the private sector. During his time in the private sector, he worked in a Controller position in both the Telecommunications and Oil and Gas industries.

Peter’s experience before joining Clarified Accounting has given him the knowledge and versatility to take on all Special Projects as well as compliment our staff in satisfying all our clients needs.




Senior Accountant

Teri is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and is a Senior Accountant at Clarified Accounting.

Teri graduated from Memorial University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op). Her education continued while she worked with a large firm in Toronto and she obtained her designation in 2009. She migrated back home to Newfoundland in 2010 and since then she has worked in smaller firms, as well as in industry as a Financial Controller. She joined the Clarified team in 2016.

With over 10 years experience in public practice, Teri’s commitment to her clients motivates her to work tirelessly to ensure that all clients needs are met.







The professionals at Clarified Accounting have provided me with training, sound advice and support on all of my accounting issues. I am fortunate to h…

– Kirk Benoit, Owner
Dovetail Contracting, Inc

Clarified Accounting offers a top notch service. They deliver the best “out-of-house” service, are extremely accommodating…

– Kent Sargent, President
Alt Telecom

No other accounting firm beats the service I have received from Clarified Accounting. Mike and his staff have truly come to my rescue when it comes to…

– Krista Neville, Owner
Identity Salon & Spa, Inc.

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  • Clarified Accounting
  • 5 Hallett Crescent, St. John's, NL
  • A1B 4C4
  • Canada
  • 63 St. Clare Ave, Stephenville, NL A2N 1P2
  • (709) 643-5028

  • 57 Grenfell St, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P 1E0
  • (709) 896-3910

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