At Harrop Scott and Associates Ltd. we take pride in delivering excellent service to all of our clients.
Read what some of our satisfied clients have said about us!
– Creative Professionals –
Photographers, brand strategists, public relations and advertising firms – our long involvement with creative professionals gives us experience with job tracking, docketing, and project billing. We remove the stress of dealing with accounting, taxes and the CRA so you can do the creative work you love.
Harrop Scott & Associates provides excellent bookkeeping, reporting and tax planning services. They are highly responsive, proactive and technically savvy. Their services have evolved with our needs and we have been happy throughout our working relationship.
Lindsay Mattick & Amanda Alvaro
I love to work with passionate people. Siobhan and her team love bookkeeping. This makes them great. They have helped me plan and grow my business and with quarterly analysis. Harrop Scott & Associates assist me in making decisions based on accurate reports and have pointed out places to grow and places to save. They have trained my core team in using QuickBooks and in creating systems that have saved us time and money. I would recommend Harrop Scott & Associates to any company seeking success.
Frontier has been happy with our choice to outsource bookkeeping services to the Harrop Scott team since 2015. We appreciate their solid and grounded approach to establishing the foundations for financial records management and maintaining consistency over the years. They have helped us during new product launches and in updating our systems.
Harrop Scott & Associates have worked with Coup and Company since we developed the concept of our agency. They helped design our books and gradually introduced more financial concepts as we grew. The Harrop Scott team provides steady and thoughtful advice as they update our financials. Their knowledge of payroll & related HR, and sales tax has provided valuable assists to our operations.
Co-Founder + Artist Rep
As a small but growing business, we needed a partner who could not only manage the day-to-day books and quarterly filings, but offer great insight and guidance along the way. Siobhan and the Harrop Scott & Associates team have excelled at every turn. They work closely with our accountants to ensure that our tax returns are handled with great accuracy and efficiency. Siobhan is also fantastic at foreseeing issues and raising them for our consideration. We are so pleased with her work, and would recommend Harrop Scott & Associates Ltd. without reservation.
Conflict needed a streamlined and cloud-based accounting system for our growing agency. Harrop Scott & Associates designed a simple yet elegant solution for tracking sales & receivables, expenses & payables, walked us through the logistics of the transition, and provided orientation. Their monthly reconciliations and liaison with our year-end tax accountant ensures we have good metrics to make decisions, there is no duplication of roles and we have the support we need to thrive financially. The Harrop Scott team are precise in their record-keeping and responsive to our needs which makes them great to work with.
Partner and Strategy Director
Partner and Creative Director
– Professional consultants –
Sophisticated reporting and data analysis. SRED credit claim preparation. Capitalizing software development costs during your product development phase. Experience with a range of IT and engineering professionals gives us a window into your most critical requirements and a strong skill set to execute these accurately and quickly.
As a Professional Engineer and leader in energy management planning, monitoring and audits, reliable and accurate data is critical. Harrop Scott & Associates manages our financial data as well as providing vital information on historic performance for forecasting. Siobhan and Cindy excel in providing payroll, invoicing, and expense tracking services as well as GST/HST filings and year end preparation. Working with the Harrop Scott & Associates team over the past five years has been a positive experience.
Scott Rouse, P.Eng, MBA, CEM, CSDP, CMVP
As an IT consultant and founder of a software development company, I need to work with accurate, up-to-date financial data. Siobhan and her team quickly turn raw data into comprehensive and intelligible reports. They go beyond standard bookkeeping tasks into payroll management, budgets and cash flow analysis. Harrop Scott and Associates is responsive to requests for information & analysis even when they are made from across the world. They work with foreign exchange and effectively track project costs and contract completion. I would recommend Harrop Scott & Associates to business owners looking to develop for cutting edge bookkeeping systems.
Peter R.G. Bak, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Siobhan takes the time to truly understand our business and is proactive in tabling specific recommendations that are customized to the needs of our emerging business. Not only is Siobhan very detailed oriented she is also able to anticipate and convey the financial information that our executive team requires in order to make informed business decisions. Siobhan has been a great asset to our team and to helping us improve and grow our business.
COO & Executive Vice President
As a startup, Griffith Group Executive Search had no accounting infrastructure in place and I contacted Harrop Scott & Associates after incorporating. Siobhan and her team provided excellent help setting things up, and they ensure we have best practices and are compliant with all rules and regulations. We are a busy company, and need support with invoicing and all accounting items. The Harrop Scott team is an amazing partner guiding us through sales, payroll and corporate tax and Canada Revenue Agency forms and filings. I don’t think we would have been able to grow as quickly and broadly as we have, if it wasn’t for their support. They are always prompt in replying to my messages, and provide excellent advice. Gunvir and Siobhan take items off my plate, and have an excellent customer service mindset. I cannot speak highly enough about, nor endorse strongly enough, the Harrop Scott team!
Managing Partner and Founder
– Healthcare / Medical –
Medical doctors, physiotherapy clinics, chiropractors and dental radiologists have all been clients of Harrop Scott and Associates Ltd. We have experience with OHIP reports, MOH reconciliations, WSIB & insurance, medical/rehab point-of-sale systems and taxable vs. exempt services. Whether you’re practicing on your own or in a larger partnership or association, we can help you track your revenues and costs effectively.
Thanks to the information that Harrop Scott & Associates provides, I can be confident in my financial decisions. They have been steadfast in their support prior to my clinic opening and through growth and challenges. Siobhan and Cindy stand out in both breadth and depth of their bookkeeping knowledge and ability to analyse.
Dr. Jamsheed Desai, MD FRCPC CSCN (EMG)
Patient care and managing a busy clinic are my priorities so it is great having a reliable partner like Harrop Scott & Associates handling my bookkeeping. Knowing that Siobhan’s team is tracking sales and expenses, and managing my payroll & sales tax filings gives me peace of mind. They are responsive and proactive in providing information and advice so I can track the performance of my business and set financial goals. Furthermore, their experience in dealing with the nuances of healthcare bookkeeping, including privacy and confidentiality, puts me at ease. They have grown with me over the years and the continuity of service has been extremely valuable.
Sameer Chunara PT, M.Sc.(PT), B.Ed., B.Sc.(Hons.), ACPAC
We want a bookkeeper who can keep up with changes in our company and the business cycle. Siobhan provides timely value-added services which we have come to depend on. She collaborates with management, administration and our professional accountants to deliver sophisticated and responsive financial management services. She anticipates future tax obligations and gives us information and strategies to consider so we have the time to make the best decisions. We would recommend Harrop Scott & Associates to any company looking for a bookkeeper who goes beyond basic accounting & reconciliations to offer valuable insight.
Principal & co-founder
– Design Build Professionals –
We work with a number of design build firms as well as architects. We understand your need to predict cash flow from large and small projects as well as to track profit by job. We are adept at tracking the purchases and labour that go into completing your projects on budget as well as identifying unearned revenue, customer and vendor deposits at year end.
We have worked with Harrop Scott & Associates since we incorporated and they have been wonderful every step of the way. We are confident our quarterly books, GST/HST filings, payroll, annual income statement and balance sheet are handled well. Just as important, Anita and Siobhan have helped us develop our financial skills and knowledge for growing our business successfully. They take the time to explain taxes and profit margins in ways we can understand and they follow up to ensure that we meet our deadlines with CRA
Elyssa Maldoff & Chantal Philippe
Harrop Scott & Associates are simply the best bookkeeping firm I have worked with. They are smart, articulate and responsive. Our needs are dynamic and we rely on detailed and accurate financial reports to make decisions. Anita, Siobhan and their team members have improved our QBO database to provide me with great information. Harrop Scott & Associates are beyond compare!
Managing Director, MBA
We have been extremely happy with the service and quality of work from Harrop Scott & Associates. Siobhan and her team catch errors and rectify them immediately, without having been previously instructed to do so. She keeps the bookkeeping and accounting aspects of our business humming- and helps with strategic planning and cash flow analysis. Harrop Scott & Associates is the best bookkeeping firm we have dealt with in this capacity in the history of our small company- over 25 years!
President & Designer
Siobhan’s expertise has been an important part of our business growth and success for almost five years now. From liaising with the CRA on our behalf, to a proactive and timely assistance in understanding government programs during the pandemic, to the day-to-day bookkeeping and payroll activities, the support we receive from the team at Harrop Scott & Associates allows the management team to focus on our clients and our work.
M.Arch, OAA, Partner
– Wholesale and Retail Products & Services –
Wholesalers, retailers, e-commerce and equipment rental companies have unique needs in tracking the sale of thousands of different SKUs. We have worked with the QB inventory module, Rentmaster and Shopify to help deliver detailed analysis and an overall picture of a company. We understand factory cost, customs & duties, sea/air freight, volume discounts, factoring receivables, foreign exchange and other factors unique to the wholesale industry.
Harrop Scott & Associates delivers resourcefulness and expertise when it is most needed. Their precise bookkeeping and virtual financial management has supported our company through constant pivots and unknowns. Our business is brilliantly and critically supported by the efforts of Siobhan and her team.
Claudia Dey & Heidi Sopinka
Misfitstudio’s focus is on enhancing and transforming lives through movement and teacher training. To find a bookkeeping firm with as much passion for helping others has been hugely beneficial. Siobhan and her team love their work. They communicate to empower. Their attention to detail along with planning and coaching has helped my team grow the financial side of our operations.
Harrop Scott and Associates has provided bookkeeping services to Province Apothecary from our early days of manufacturing holistic skincare products and offering spa services. Eileen and Siobhan have supported our team through many changes in our financial operations. Their knowledge of QuickBooks, employment standards and reconciliations has helped guide our books forward in our growth. We would recommend Harrop Scott and Associates to others.
Since day one, Album has considered Harrop Scott & Associates more of a partner than a service provider. Operating a small business these days requires both suppliers and employees you can really trust and count on. We rely on the Harrop Scott team for data input throughout the year, preparation for year-end, performance reviews mid-year, and overall advice on keeping all our accounting records in top shape. With their wide range of experience in many different industries they are able to offer suggestions and recommendations that we may never have considered. I can confidently recommend Harrop Scott & Associates to anyone looking for reliable & affordable accounting or bookkeeping services!
One of our first hires was Harrop Scott & Associates and we’ve been exceptionally pleased with that decision. Siobhan and her team are there for us every step of the way. We rely on Harrop Scott & Associates for everything from weekly tracking, AP & reconciliations to forecasts, budgeting, margin & inventory analysis and financial statements. They deliver concise reports with exactly the level of detail we need. The Harrop Scott & Associates team takes the time to listen and partners with us to deliver operational support and planning to our growing business.
Rebecca Perren & Jennifer Kelly
Co-Owners & Founders
– Financial consultants & Resource Exploration –
Harrop Scott & Associates has a long-term relationship with mining exploration companies, geologists and small cap corporate finance professionals. We have developed accounting systems for junior mining companies and helped take several of them public. We are familiar with bookkeeping for foreign exchange, capitalized exploration and evaluation of mineral resources costs as well as flow-through shares. We are adept at reporting GST/HST returns for companies with no established operating revenues.
Our office works with a number of small public companies. Harrop Scott & Associates assists my clients with bookkeeping support and financial statement preparation, as well as HST/GST filing. They are professional and timely in all of their work. They assist our staff and liaise with the auditors. Their work is impeccable and they are entirely willing to grapple with complexities and derive solutions. They inspire confidence in all of the staff and professionals with whom they work, most of whom are experts in this area. It has been our great fortune and pleasure to work with Siobhan and her team. We highly recommend Harrop Scott & Associates to anyone requiring sophisticated bookkeeping support.
Dennis H. Peterson
Siobhan has been working on our accounting and bookkeeping part-time for six years. Based on our close working relationship, I am confident my assessment of her skills as service provider/owner manager. She is very professional and her skill levels are well beyond most accountants in today’s market. With regard to her day-to-day performance of bookkeeping/accounting at our organization, I cannot say enough about her attention to detail and accuracy. She is superb at detecting errors in suppliers’ accounts, and in reconciling them with the suppliers. She has implemented new policies and procedures and she has also helped strengthen our organization’s internal controls.
Her services would an asset to any organization. I highly recommend Siobhan and Harrop Scott & Associates Ltd.
Durhammortgage.com has relied on Harrop Scott & Associates’ precision accounting and advisory services since 2012. Siobhan works seamlessly with our management team and highlights key items to enhance our decision making. An important part of our out-source payroll, HR and finance team, Siobhan goes beyond financial data verification and compliance to offer insights into our operations. We have been glad to have her on-board.
Robert A. Boyd
We brought Harrop Scott & Associates on board to help us get organized, track expenses, bolster our payroll & HR functions, and anticipate tax payments. Eileen and Siobhan shine in all these areas and more. They help train my team on QuickBooks Online & digital filing, and provide effective representation with Canada Revenue Agency. I am continually impressed with their professionalism and persistence. I can focus on sales, client relationships and designing financial solutions with the comfort of knowing Thompson Financial Group’s bookkeeping is fully taken care of.
Gregory D. Thompson