Sanford & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants Inc.

Sanford & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants Inc. is a full service professional tax and accounting firm located in Digby, serving businesses in Southwestern Nova Scotia.  Our professional advisors include three Chartered Professional Accountants (one bilingual) and three accounting technicians with multiple years of experience in providing tax and accounting advice to clients.  We provide a full suite of tax, advisory, accounting, financial statement preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services to our clients as required. We have experience assisting clients with business reorganizations, specialized tax, accounting, financial projections, estate and financial planning matters.  Our office has working relationships with all major banks and financing institutions. Confidentiality and professionalism are of utmost importance to our firm.

For more information visit our website www.sanfordfinancial.ca.

Leading our people are:

Jeremy is a Dalhousie University graduate and received his CA designation in 2002 while working for a national accounting firm.  After a three years working abroad in the finance industry in Bermuda, Jeremy returned home to the Digby area where he lives with his spouse and two sons.

Jeremy enjoys assisting clients with their tax and accounting needs and strives to offer a high level of personalized service.  Jeremy enjoys working with clients to minimize tax and other business related fees as well as maximizing industry specific program benefits where applicable.

As an active community volunteer, Jeremy has offered his time to many groups and organizations.  When not working, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing and other outdoor recreation activities.

You can contact Jeremy at jeremy@sanfordfinancial.ca.

Doug received his CA designation in 1974 (originally in NB, transferred to NS) and his CMA in 1977. He received his designations while working for a national firm.

Doug worked in various public accounting offices in the Maritimes until 1979, when he opened his own office in Digby, NS. That practice eventually became a partnership.

Doug retired from public accounting in 2005, but continues to work during income tax season. He has served on several boards in the Digby area.

Doug lives with his wife in Joggin Bridge and enjoys snow shoeing and cross country skiing.

You can contact Doug at doug@sanfordfinancial.ca.

Julie has many years of experience working in public accounting with a focus on bookkeeping, accounting and personal tax matters.  She has a strong knowledge of the mink farm business and is familiar with several farming programs including AgriStability and AgriInvest.

She has been involved in many community organizations, most recently relating to Weymouth area schools, Digby Relay for Life and youth in her community.

You can contact Julie at julie@sanfordfinancial.ca.

Karen completed her business administration program in 1982 at Akerley Campus in Dartmouth, NS.

Karen relocated to the Annapolis Valley in 1987 and began her business career with a local hotel/resort where she remained until 2015.   Karen held various positions from customer service to department management. For the past 3 years, Karen held a management position in the accounting department, with a primary focus on accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll.  Karen joined Sanford & Associates in 2016 in an administrative support roll.

When not working, Karen is an active volunteer in her local community & church. She enjoys walking, reading and spending time with family.  Karen resides in Bear River, NS with her husband and has 3 grown children.

You can contact Karen at karen@sanfordfinancial.ca.