About Us

Peter Kupovics, CPA, CMA, MBA peter photo for website

Managing Partner of Peter Kupovics, CPA, and Associates Professional Corporation

Peter has many years of very relevant accounting experience and is very qualified to assist and advise you in all areas of tax and accounting.     With over 25 years of business, tax, accounting, finance experience he is uniquely qualified to help you with your small business.  As a commercial banker in a previous life, Peter also brings to the practice commercial banking expertise and can help small business owners with their financing needs.  Whether you are a sole proprietor, a professional, a family owned business, a partnership or a corporation your business needs will be addressed.

Peter appreciates the privilege of serving small business owners just like you in a variety of business sectors, including retail, IT consultants and professionals.  He has also served as a Chief Financial Officer for major international corporations.

Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfred Laurier University.  In his spare time he enjoys paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking and anything that involves water.

 

Karen Jerome, B.Comm, CPA, CMA

Karen owned and operated Jerome & Company for 11 years before retiring in early 2018.  She sold her practice to Peter Kupovics and provides guidance and support to Peter during the transition.

James Jerome, B.Comm, CPA, CA

James also worked in Jerome & Company before retiring in 2018.  He also provides guidance to Peter in the transition.

Liz O’Dowd

Accountant

1531715_10151929280885916_1489936440_n Liz joined Jerome & Company in July 2014.   After emigrating from the UK 12 years ago, she began her career as a bookkeeper/tax preparer for various companies in the Ottawa region.    To further her education, she has taken various courses  at Algonquin college in financial accounting, business computer applications, Canadian taxation, computer software, Simply accounting &  Quickbooks software. She is also very familiar with several commercial tax preparer software packages.

Liz is a single mother of three teenage boys living in the country.  She is an avid do-it-yourselfer and enjoys crafts, crafts, and more crafts.

Valerie Shingarov

Accountant

Born and raised in Russia, Valerie relocated to Canada in 1998.   She has a degree in applied math from Petroleum & Natural Gas University of Ufa, Valeriediploma in business administration from Shaar-Hanegev College, Israel and a very cute Russian accent.   Valerie enjoys working as an accountant where she can apply all her love to numbers and analytical skills. Being a perfectionist, she will bring your books to a perfect state!

Valerie has three kids and many hobbies: tennis, literature, arts and crafts, music.   Although  you might be surprised, she does not like vodka.