Meet Our Team
PRINCIPAL & FOUNDER
Jacques is the Founder of Accounting for Law. Utilizing his 25+ years of experience to oversee all aspects of the company, and ensuring that all clients’ needs are met, Jacques takes the hands-on approach, specializing in all services we provide.
Alma has 20+ years of experience managing financial records, knowledge of many legal softwares, and a degree and specialization in Accounting. With expertise preparing timely and accurate reports and many other services; Alma goes the extra mile for her clients.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS & PAYROLL
Yvonne is Director of Operations & Payroll Specialist, certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner, and skilled leader. With a clear understanding of the importance of having financial peace of mind, and compliancy with the LSO and CRA, Yvonne is our CRA liaison.
Diagnora has 18+ years of experience as Office Manager / Accounting for boutique firms. Responsible for internal AFL duties, she handles billing and communication. Making sure clients have positive experiences, and fluent in English and Spanish, Diagnora’s passion is key to success.
Monika, our administrative associate with 14 years of expertise, plays a pivotal role in optimizing office operations. Her exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail, particularly in billing and communication, ensure clients enjoy consistently positive experiences with the AFL team.
LEAD COSMOLEX ASSOCIATE
Jessica has over 8 years of experience with law firm administrative tasks and legal accounting softwares. With a team of her own, Jessica is a proactive, task oriented, organized, professional leader. She works well under pressure and works well within strict deadlines. Jessica specializes in Cosmolex, Ghost Practice, rebuilds and migrations, day-to-day bookkeeping services, and spot audits. Jessica is an easy going, understanding individual and focuses on creating efficiencies for clients.
LEAD LEAP ASSOCIATE
Amber has 15+ years in the field, after attending Centennial College she was hired by the firm where she completed her placement, gaining experience managing the operation of a law office. Amber is committed to the highest standard of performance.
SENIOR PAYROLL SPECIALIST
Selvy has 7+ years of experience processing payroll. Skilled with QuickBooks, and other accounting software, she is equipped to be a senior Payroll Specialist. Self-motivated, detail oriented and with exceptional organizational skills, Selvy is determined to get all tasks done.
Jackie has 30+ years working as an Accounting and Office Manager for small and mid-sized firms. Self-motivated, efficient in all legal software, and with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, Jackie specializes in year-ends, managerial tasks, and Law Society Spot Audits.
Zvonka has 15+ years bookkeeping experience in legal roles. Her skills include analyzing accounts payable & receivables, financial reporting, payroll administration, and reconciliations. Versed in legal accounting software and law society compliance, Zvonka prides herself on problem solving, and organization.
Janet spent 10 years as an Executive Director before joining AFL. With strong communication skills, time management, and a keen eye for transactions and financial records, Janet is a quick learner; her diligence, and patience are keys to her success.
Ruth has 30+ years experience in the bookkeeping industry, her expertise in financial statements, organization, and great communication skills are an asset. Ruth is detail oriented and professional, skilled in day-to-day bookkeeping, reconciliations, accounting payables, billings, and credit card allocations.
Kathy has 23 years of experience as a CPA, specializing in full-cycle accounting, year-end reports, and Law Society compliance.
She is skilled in multiple legal accounting software, including GhostPractice, PCLaw and Cosmolex. Kathy is self-motivated, organized, and a great team-member.
Sophie has 7+ years in finance roles. As Payroll Associate, she specializes in preparing and processing payroll, and keeping up-to-date with government subsidy programs. Experienced with many legal accounting software, Sophie is dedicated to delivering quality performance for her clients.
14 years of experience working in Law Firms, with roles in Accounts Receivable/Payable, Administrative and Office Management. Software Expertise: Specializes in PC Law, day-to-day bookkeeping, monthly reconciliations, and credit-card allocations.
Maria provides excellent customer service with her positive attitude and strong work ethic.
Susana has 15+ years of experience in legal, finance and administrative roles. Her responsibilities include day-to-day bookkeeping tasks; accounts payable, billing, reconciliations and trust-general transfers. Susana has an in-depth understanding of trust and general bank accounts and analyzing financial reports.
Kate has 5+ years working in bookkeeping, legal assistant, and law clerk roles. She specializes in Real Estate Purchases, Sales, Mortgage Refinancing, evaluating the entire transaction process, and billing. Kate’s experience, and upbeat personality makes her an asset to AFL.
Natalia has years of experience in financial accounting and legal bookkeeping. She has an in-depth understanding of full cycle accounting, reporting, government remittances, year ends and spot audits. Natalia is a reliable, organized team member, and has strong time-management skills.
Tonya has experience in legal bookkeeping for 20+ years. A licensed Paralegal, she understands the By-laws related to financial responsibilities of a law firm, and what is needed for financial peace of mind. Tonya is organized, task driven and self-motivated.
Chris has 10+ years in accounting, finance and has CGA, CPA designation. He has experience with full cycle accounting, preparing financial reports, bank reconciliations, and PC Law and Ghost Practice software. Chris’s positive attitude and work ethic enhance the team.
Carolina, with over ten years of bookkeeping experience, handles day-to-day financial tasks, billing, accounts, credit card allocations, bank transfers, and reconciliations. Her exceptional attention to detail and organization makes her a valuable asset to the team. She also a LEAP Certified Bookkeeper.
With over ten years of bookkeeping experience in law firms, Nelly excels in diverse financial tasks including reconciliations, trust account management, billing, and accounts management. Proficient in QuickBooks, Clio, PCLaw, and Cosmolex, she ensures efficient financial operations.
Claudia’s bookkeeping education and 20+ years of experience, and her expertise in legal software make rebuilds and migrations seamless for law firms. Claudia is persistent and task oriented, her responsibilities include payroll reports and journal entries, reconciliation, rebuilds and migrations.
Ana has 5+ years in legal, finance and administrative roles. Responsible for financial reports, reconciliations for bank accounts, preparation and submission of T4’s, accounts payable, invoicing, collections and analysis – Ana understands what lawyers need to achieve financial peace of mind.
Jasmine St. Rose
Jasmine has many years of bookkeeping training and experience. Her strengths include day-to-day bookkeeping using PC Law and Cosmolex, and her ability to be positive and determined within deadlines. Jasmine possesses strong problem-solving skills and drive to complete any task.
A current student at the University of Toronto, Kaprice is articulate, driven, and customer service oriented. She is currently taking journalism, and she performed at Elite Dance Studios until the age of 17. Kaprice has many awards to her credit.
Suzanne has many years of experience in bookkeeping and administration. Her responsibilities include preparing financial reports, reconciliations for bank accounts, and preparing and completing billing cycles. Suzanne is hard working and prides herself on completing tasks with precision and efficiency.
Damayanthy has years of analyzing financial statements completing data entry, billing, and credit card allocation functions. Along with day-to-day bookkeeping tasks, Damayanthy’s willingness to complete any assignment and remain organized, dedicated and have a positive team spirit is her strength.