With over 20 years of accounting experience, Kevin Schindler is the Principal and President of KCS Inc. Chartered Professional Accountants, having previously risen to the position of Tax Partner with KPMG. His White Rock, BC practice specializes in taxation matters for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses, including tax return preparation, tax and estate planning, compliance, and CRA audit dispute resolution.Kevin offers depth of experience, personalized service, and a simple, efficient structure for his practice that clients appreciate. He and his team are approachable and easy to work with. This service-centered approach, combined with low overhead costs, allow Kevin to offer his extensive tax and accounting knowledge at competitive rates.In addition, Kevin is known for his ability to interpret complicated accounting concepts into key insights that are understood by his clients. He is quick to obtain a solid grasp of their business requirements and financial goals, and using his expertise in tax and accounting rules and regulations, Kevin provides his clients with strategies for dealing with difficulties and achieving their objectives.
Diane has over seven years of experience working as an accountant and has worked for KSC Inc. since October of 2014. Diane focusses on helping corporations and individuals prepare their financial statements and tax returns. She responds promptly, thoroughly and logically to queries, is adept at interpreting the ever-changing Income Tax Act, and liaises effectively with Canada Revenue Agency to address the wide-ranging tax matters that arise for her clients.Diane enjoys the challenges of her position, such as the essential continual learning, the technical aspects of financial statements and tax work, and the need for detail, accuracy, and superior organizational skills. In addition, Diane is not only able to communicate with her clients and others in English, she is also adept at spoken and written Cantonese and Mandarin.
Mirza has gained broad and varied work experience in the accounting field. As an Audit Senior, Mirza performed audits on not-for-profit societies, First Nation organizations, and public companies in the agribusiness and mining sectors. He has also implemented accounting systems for small businesses and for bookkeeping purposes, maintained payroll systems for clients, prepared personal and corporate tax returns, and helped non-resident tax filers comply with Canadian tax regulations.
Able to speak fluently in both English and Hindi, Mirza takes the time to explain to his clients what the numbers mean – in nontechnical terms. His clients appreciate that he proactively anticipates their questions and goes above and beyond to accurately, clearly and concisely present information to them.
Catherine has numerous responsibilities at KCS Inc., executing the reception, office administration, and bookkeeping functions for the organization. Adept at various software programs, including Sage 50, QuickBooks and CaseWare, Catherine manages client billings and the administrative aspects of the tax return process for clients. She also has internal responsibilities, such as accounts payable, payroll, and the production of reports.
Catherine enjoys interacting with clients in a professional and personable manner. She is highly valued for being proactive, organized, and efficient in the conduct of her various roles.