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GINA CLARKE

VP, Client Services

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.

709.700.0086 EXT.201 | gina@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Jessica

JESSICA REID

Corporate Accountant

Starting with Clarified Accounting as a work term student in May 2015, Jessica has become a valuable asset to our team.

Since graduating from the Business Management Accounting program at the College of the North Atlantic, she has continued her education at Memorial University and has achieved a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration. Jessica has gained great knowledge in the accounting field assisting the CEO with the company’s internal financials to ensure no detail is missed.

709.700.0086 EXT.204 | jess@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

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STEPHANIE STANLEY

Client Accountant

Stephanie joined the Clarified Accounting team as a Client Accountant in 2017.

She has experience working in a public firm on a wide variety of businesses including not for profit organizations, construction, retail, and automotive.
Prior to joining Clarified Accounting, Stephanie worked in the industry as a Financial Manager. She has worked on various operational reports including accounts payables & receivables, bank reconciliations, payroll, regulatory government filings, and cash flow analysis. Stephanie brings with her 5 years of experience.

709.700.0086 | stephanie@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Melissa

MELISSA COFIELD

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.

709.700.0086 EXT.209 | melissa@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Corey

COREY GRANDY

Advisory Services

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.

709.700.0086 EXT.203 | corey@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Mike

MIKE FIFIELD

Advisory Services

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.

709.700.0086 EXT.202 | mike@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

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TERI HOFMANN

PARTNER CLARIFIED PROFESSIONAL CORP. INC.

Teri is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CA) and is managing Partner at Clarified Professional Corporation.

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.

709.700.0086 EXT.210 | teri@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Tiffany

TIFFANY MILLER

Senior Client Accountant

Tiffany became a part of the Clarified Accounting team in 2018 and brings with her 4 years of experience in the accounting field in both public firm, and industry specific roles.

She has worked within many software such as Excel, Sage, Caseware, E-Manage One, Quickbooks, and Great Plains. Tiffany joins the clarified accounting team with experience in a wide variety of industries including construction, automotive, not-for-profit, medical, entertainment and retail. She has worked on various operational reports and management reports including accounts payable & receivables, payroll, Account Reconciliations, regulatory government filings, cash flow analysis, and operational analysis.

709.700.0086 EXT.212 | tiffany@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Mallory

MALLORY ENNIS

Client Accountant

Mallory earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) Honours degree at Memorial University in 2018 and is currently working towards her CPA designation.

She started her accounting career in 2016 as a co-op student, gaining experience in accounting software such as Simply Accounting, Quickbooks, CaseWare, TaxPrep, and Sage 100.

Prior to joining Clarified, Mallory worked in public practice preparing financial statements, assisting with audit and review engagements, and preparing business and personal tax returns. She is very excited about learning and gaining first-hand experience that can be used to meet her clients’ need and help them excel and grow here at Clarified Accounting.

709.700.0086 EXT.214 | mallory@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Melissa

MELISSA HOBBS

Client Accountant

Melissa is from Keels, a small community on the Bonavista peninsula.

In 2016, she graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University. She brings 3 years of experience working in the accounting field. Melissa has experiences working with a variety of clients who all required different level of services. Melissa offers great organizational skills and enjoys working in a team environment. In her spare time outside of work, Melissa enjoys shopping and baking. Melissa is very understanding of client’s needs and looks forward to learning about new clients and provide them with the support they need at Clarified Accounting.

709.700.0086 EXT.218 | mhobbs@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Michelle

MICHELLE HOBBS

Client Accountant

In 2016 Michelle graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University.

She started her career 3 years ago and now brings 3 years of professional accounting experience to our team. Her professional experience has provided her with the opportunity to meet various clients with different business backgrounds. Michelle has worked closely in team environments before and looks forward to working with Clarified Accounting. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys shopping, the great outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Michelle offers great organizational skills and is excited to start this new opportunity at Clarified Accounting.

709.700.0086 EXT.217 | michelle@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Kyle

KYLE DOWNER

Manager

Kyle graduated from the Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Commerce degree that concentrated in accounting in 2012 and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2015.

Kyle has six years experience working in public accounting delivering a wide range of services. He also has three years experience directly working in taxation, including the completion of personal and corporate income tax returns and tax planning projects. He also has two years experience working with the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador focusing in the completion of audit engagements.

Kyle’s experience prior to joining Clarified Accounting gives him the knowledge and ability to provide quality service to our clients to ensure all their needs are met.

709.700.0086 EXT.216 | kyle@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Violeta

VIOLETA ZEKIC

Junior Client Accountant

Violeta graduated from Polytechnic in Pozega, Croatia in 2007 with a diploma in Accounting and Commerce.

As Senior Accounting Clerk in a publicly funded institution in Europe, she gained five years of experience in bookkeeping, payroll and year end.

In 2018 she joined Clarified team and is looking forward to providing great service to our clients.

709.700.0086 EXT.215 | tiffany@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Katrina

KATRINA BUTT

Client Accountant

Katrina graduated from Memorial University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and is currently working towards her CPA designation.

Since graduating, Katrina has been working in public firms and has gained a lot of knowledge in the accounting field.
She is very proficient in using a range of accounting software such as QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, Simply Accounting and CaseWare. She has experience working with monthly bookkeeping, payroll, personal tax, year end preparations, and HST filings. Kartina prides herself on insuring that the clients’ needs are met with timeliness and care.

709.700.0086 EXT.211 | katrina@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

Brittany

BRITTANY TAYLOR

Executive Assistant

Brittany graduated from Memorial University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in English and Communication Studies.

She is a new member of the Clarified Accounting team and brings her educational background to the role of Executive Assistant. As a recent graduate, Brittany looks forward to contributing the skills she has acquired from her education to the role and to gaining new knowledge from the position.

709.700.0086 EXT.300 | brittany@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

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ERIC MACKINNON

Junior Client Accountant

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ZACH HURLEY

Junior Client Accountant

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Janelle Anstey

Janelle graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2020 with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-op) degree and is currently working towards her CPA designation.

She first joined the Clarified team in 2018 as a co-op student and has since returned for each of her work-terms, eventually joining us full-time after graduation. During her time with us she has gained knowledge in accounting software such as QuickBooks, Sage Accounting, CaseWare, and ProFile. She has had experience working with monthly bookkeeping, tax services, and year end preparations.

Janelle is excited to continue learning through her work with Clarified and to provide clients with the information they need.

(709) 700-0086 ext. 227 | janelle@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

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Sasha Young

Sasha joined the Clarified Accounting team as a Client Accountant in 2020. She graduated in 2008 with an Accounting, Payroll and Business Administration diploma from CompuCollege.

She brings with her 13 years of experience working in the private sector in an accounting role. She has knowledge of various accounting programs and software, including Simply, Quickbooks, Macola ES and Microsoft Office. Sasha’s strong work ethic shines through and her attention to detail aids in providing clients with the timeliness and accuracy they deserve.

(709) 700-0086 ext. 224 | sasha@clarifiedalive.wpengine.com

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MARLENE BUDGELL

Office Manager

Marlene is a Client Accountant with Clarified Accounting and has many years experience in the accounting industry.

She graduated from Western College in 2013 after completing the Accounting, Payroll & Business Administration program. She is knowledgeable in Simply Accounting, Excel and Cantax and has experience with payroll, HST filings, Roe’s, T4’s and income Tax while overseeing payroll of over 300 clients per month!
Marlene has experience working with small & large businesses such as restaurants, nonprofit and contractors as well as 15 years’ experience with charitable organization and volunteer work.

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Sharrie

SHARRIE

Office Manager

As a Client Accountant with over twelve years experience in the field of bookkeeping and accounting, Sharrie is proficient in numerous accounting software applications including but not limited to Sage Simply Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Cantax.

On behalf of clients, Sharrie deals with CRA, Service Canada, and Stats Canada on a regular basis. Prior to working for Clarified Accounting, Sharrie worked as an assistant manager for another established bookkeeping firm. She is an organized worker and is efficient in prioritizing work according to deadline and workload. Sharrie works well on her own and often as a team worker. Other staff members feel comfortable seeking her assistance if required. Clients are important to Sharrie. In addition to monthly bank reconciliations, HST preparation, payroll, and monthly and quarterly reports, Sharrie is experienced in completing personal and small business income taxes. Sharrie always has a positive attitude and feels that anything can be accomplished when staff and clients work together.

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TARA

Tara works as a Client Accountant and has brought four years’ experience with her when she joined Clarified Accounting.

Her duties include monthly bank reconciliations, data entry for HST preparation, completing respite and business payrolls, preparing personal year end income taxes as well as answering phone calls, and serving the general public. Tara is experienced in ROE Web and is proficient in applications such as Sage Simply Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Cantax. She is an organized worker who works well on her own and as a team member to ensure that client needs are met. Tara is approachable and client focused with client satisfaction of utmost importance to her.

Jamie

JAMIE

Client Accountant