strength beyond numbers

White Perkins Assoicates Chartered Professional Accounants Inc., previously known as Wheelans White Chartered Accountants Inc. is a full service accounting firm located in downtown Yarmouth. The firm began operations in November 1991 as a sole practitioner practice under the name of Gwenda (Stewart) Wheelans. In February 2000, Jennifer White joined the practice, and in 2013 Andrew Perkins became a partner. Our firm continues to operate as White Perkins Assoicates Chartered Professional Accounants Inc. We pride ourselves on being locally owned and operated.

Our staff has grown to a complement of 12 people. Boasting a combined experience level of over 140 years, we have experience in a wide range of businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Our clients range from self-employed individuals to large complex corporate structures employing up to 100 people and annual revenues in excess of $100 million.

Services we offer include:

  • Audit, review, notice to reader, and special purpose engagements for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations;
  • Corporate, trust, personal tax, and U.S. tax;
  • Business advisory services including cash flow projections, business plans, budgeting, and financial consulting; and
  • Bookkeeping and payroll services.

We have established an excellent reputation for customer service and timely client reporting through our achievements in assurance, business consulting, and business planning. We pride ourselves on being able to service a broad range of industries including fishery and fishery related businesses, manufacturing, retail, service, and not-for profit sectors (including a university, library, and various community level organizations). Our wide range of expertise allows White Perkins Associates to provide quality service to a multitude of clients who seek services. Further, White Perkins Associates has experience in both Canadian and U.S. tax and cross boarder tax issues that can arise.

Our professional staff members are widely experienced with profit and non-profit audits, various audit methodology, and audit approaches and are required annually to take professional development courses to stay abreast of reporting requirements and changes. To share our inherent knowledge, in-house training courses are held and best-practice tips are provided to all staff through-out the year.

To better assist our clients, White Perkins Associates has developed an expertise with accounting software programs such as Sage 50 and QuickBooks, to be able to provide technical assistance, as required.

Our team and client first approach allows us to assist our clients with any questions, be they small and detail-oriented or complicated and pervasive to the organization as a whole.