Assurance and Accounting Services

We employ rigorous quality controls to provide an opinion on your financial statements and ensure presentation is in accordance with the relevant standards.

Financial reporting is required by Banks, Investors and Federal and Provincial funders. We stay on top of the latest reporting standards for our agriculture clients and keep you apprised of any changes that may impact your operation.

Where an assurance engagement isn’t needed, we can also provide accounting and bookkeeping services – including monthly assistance with data entry and reconciliations, accounting and payroll software conversions and training on year-end financial statement preparation.

To learn more about MNP’s Assurance & Accounting Services, please click here.

 

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Contact Our Agriculture Team

Stuart Person CPA, CA

National Leader, Crop Services

Stuart is MNP’s Senior Vice President of Agricultural Services and the firm’s Director of Crop Service.

Based in Edmonton, Stuart brings more than 30 years of experience in agriculture, specializing in the grain, oilseed and pulse industry to his role. Passionate about the agriculture industry, he grew up on a farm and continues to participate as a producer. This experience allows Stuart to relate first-hand to what Canadian agricultural producers face in their operations — and gives him greater insights into how to help producers overcome challenges and achieve their business goals.

Stuart works with agricultural producers, associations, and other industry stakeholders on a daily basis, providing advice into the complex issues affecting the industry. He has extensive experience as an agriculture business advisor with MNP and has helped clients from coast to coast deal with issues such as succession, risk management planning, taxation planning, digital adoption, and many more.

In his role as Senior Vice President, Stuart leads a national team of more than 700 Agriculture professionals who serve more than 24,000 clients. He sits on the Farm Management Canada – Gestion Agricole du Canada (FMC-GAC) board of directors and is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA, 2008).

Stuart earned a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) with Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 2000. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2003.