Credit Unions Innovate Successfully

Ideas alone won’t ensure your credit union keeps up with financial institutions’ rapidly changing environment. In today’s digital world, accessing the appropriate technology and analytics expertise means being able to execute innovation in a timely and cost-effective way.

MNP’s Credit Union team help you stay successful and competitive with key steps towards making informed choices on change in our whitepaper, Ideas Aren’t Enough: Does your Credit Union Practice Executable Innovation?

Insights

  • Confidence

    November 30, 2020

    It's time to embrace sustainable finance

    How credit unions can use their cooperative values as a springboard to greater relevance in a rapidly changing banking industry.

  • Confidence

    September 28, 2020

    Business Resilience Planning: Preparing your Credit Union for Long Term Success

    Watch our latest video to learn about the road ahead for credit unions.

  • Performance
    City landscape

    June 16, 2020

    COVID-19: Impact on Expected Credit Losses

    Financial institution have flexibility when reporting expected credit losses under international financial reporting standards.

Contact Our Credit Unions Team

Annette Bester

Annette Bester CPA, CA

National Credit Union Leader

Annette Bester, CPA, CA, is MNP’s National Credit Union Leader and an Audit Risk Partner in MNP’s Saskatoon office. A trusted business advisor, Annette draws on two decades of experience working with credit unions and business clients, supporting them and helping them strengthen their leadership.

Annette helps provide the vision and strategy steering MNP’s Credit Union Services group — one of Canada’s largest — to provide accounting, tax and advisory services to more than 135 Canadian credit unions.

Annette provides expert advice on technical accounting and business issues, helping ensure clients’ financials remain strong and compliant with reporting requirements.

She has provided audit, review and business consulting services to ownermanaged businesses in diverse industries. Annette’s experience has led to her exceptional understanding of credit unions and the members they serve. To further support the credit union sector, she facilitated a strategic partnership between MNP and Conexus Credit Union developing webinars on strengthening business acumen.

Annette obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours) from the University of Saskatchewan in 1999. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2002. As a Saskatchewan Capital Network board member, Annette is working to enhance Saskatchewan’s start-up ecosystem by connecting investmentready companies to investors.