Our Team
Mona Ayoub, CPA
Tax Manager


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 3

Mona grew up in the Nepean area, and decided to stay to pursue her post-graduate education at Carleton University. She graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Commerce, with a concentration in Finance, and a minor in Statistics. Mona received her CPA designation in November of 2018. Mona enjoys the challenge of working with our international clients. 

Marc Adderley
Tax Manager


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 230

Marc graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2014 obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a specialization in Accounting. He is currently in the process of completing his CPA program, and is expected to be finished spring of 2019.

Jessica James


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 228

Jessica graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2013 obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce. She was accepted into the CPA program with advanced standing in 2016 and is currently in the process of completing her designation.

Shane Meagher, CPA
Tax Manager


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 7

An Ottawa native, Shane received his undergraduate degree from Carleton University with a degree in Economics and a minor in Statistics. Shane then completed the Professional Accounting Program at Algonquin College. Shane is a current CPA student and is in the process of completing classes to obtain his designation. Shane successfully completed his educational requirements in Fall 2017. He is currently in the process of working to satisfy the experience portion for CPA. 

Eva Watras


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 232

Eva graduated from the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Business in 2018 and has completed a Bachelors Degree in Commerce with a specialization in Accounting. She previously worked as a part of our in-house bookkeepers and is now working as a Junior Accountant. After her studies, she plans to obtain her CPA certification. 

Kelsey West
Office Manager


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 4

Kelsey graduated from Bishops University in 2013 with an Honours in Sociology and an English major in Cultural & Media Studies. Kelsey is responsible for many aspects of our firm, including human resources, customer service, AP/AR, and our social media. 

Thomas West, Tax Partner


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 1

With over 35 years in tax administration, Thomas West has acquired a vast knowledge in tax planning, tax litigation, estate planning, and overall compliance with the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act as well as various other government dealings. Thomas started the practice after a lengthy career with the Canada Revenue Agency, where he occupied several senior level positions at the Head Quarters level from 1981 to 2000. Thomas is a tax specialist who deals with litigation issues, tax planning, and audit assistance with clients who seek guidance when dealing with the CRA. He has obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant, and Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA) certifications.

Robert Smith, Partner


Phone: 613-425-8871 ext 2

Robert Smith joined the Firm as a partner in 2010.  He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA), and he has completed the CICA In-depth Tax Courses. Rob graduated from Queen’s University with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics. He switched fields and joined a local Public Accounting firm, while completing his CGA program. Prior to joining the Firm, Robert was a manager in the tax department of one of the "big four" public accounting firms, where his experience ranged from dealing with various tax issues faced by owner-managers to international and expatriate tax.  Robert specializes in compliance and tax planning. He is currently a member of the CPA Ontario Small Practices Advisory Committee. 

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Smith & West , CPA, CGA

460 West Hunt Club Road, Suite 206

Ottawa, Ontario  K2E 0B8