Executor Services – Leslie Knighton

Professional Experience

CFO 2197666 Ontario Limited, Toronto 2009 – Present
Small business management and accounting, including withholding and corporate taxation responsibilities, for a public relations consultancy. Also management, administration and accounting for clients including small businesses and estates.

CFO Schroder Property Asia (Singapore) Limited, Singapore 1996 – 1997
Private placement fund in Bermuda, marketed to North American, European and Middle East investors for investments in real estate development and management in South East Asia. Responsible for finance, human resources, information resources and administration functions during start-up.

Vice President, Controller, SHL Systemhouse Inc. Toronto 1995 – 1996
Company was a provider of information technology services including consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, sales and services of desk-top equipment and education services in North America and Europe.

Corporate Controller, Sprint Canada Inc. / Call Net Enterprises Inc. Toronto 1993 – 1995
Long Distance competitor during early competition phase of telecommunications industry.

Controller, The Gemini Group Automated Distribution Systems Inc. Toronto 1990 – 1993
Service provider of reservation booking systems for Air Canada, Canadian Airlines International Limited and Canadian travel agencies.

Manager, Financial Reporting, Wardair International Ltd. Toronto 1987 – 1990
Schedule airline purchased by parent of Canadian Airlines International Limited in 1989.



Audit Manager, KPMG Peat Marwick Thorne, CA, Toronto 1984 – 1986

Education

University of Waterloo 1978-1983
Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours Co-operative Program)

Organizations

Canadian Initiative of Elder Planning Studies - Elder Planning Counselor (EPC) - December 2014 to date
Canadian Institute of Certified Executor Advisor - Certified Executor Advisor (CEA) - January 2015 to date
CPA (Ontario) formerly Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario 1984 – 2010
ICAO - Member in good standing from 1984 to 1997 and 1999 to 2010 when resignation submitted and accepted.
ICANS - Member in good standing from 1997-1999 when residing in Nova Scotia.

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