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In today’s competitive and globalized market, a global mindset is necessary to help a business grow. We take pride in our background and we apply it to provide the best solutions for your business. Our experience in working in different countries, with their own challenges and different economies helps us to better connect the tax systems and therefore, help your business expand.

Applying international, ever-changing tax laws is now made easy for you!

If your business is thriving, we are here to help you maintain that level and profit even more as you focus on your initial plan.

If your business is currently facing challenges, we help you re-think and re-design it in order to get the results you originally planned for.

Find out more about our experience and professional background:

Kostas Krissilas, your Professional Business Accountant

CERTIFICATIONS

  • in Accounting and Finance
  • Professional Business Accountants of Ontario Professional Business  Accountant, PBA
  • Forensic CPA Forensic CPA Society, USA
  • Certified Fraud Examiner,(Canadian chapter), CFE
  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance CRMA from IIA
  • Certified Sarbanes Oxley Exper, CSOE
  • Certificate in IFRS-ACCA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ask Accounting & Financial Services Inc,                                                 2015 - Present

Toronto, Ontario                                       

Managing Partner, Taxation, Forensic Accounting.

  • We focus on Small and Medium Size Business and Entrepreneurs.
  •  We provide services in the area of corporate tax returns (CRA- registered Tax preparer), accounting (Quick Books-Simply Accounting), HST returns, CRA tax- audit defense and Financial Statement preparation.
  • We are aware of Financial institutions products & services, their requirements and we can qualify our clients for business loans that best suits their needs.
  • Forensic accounting services - investigate fraud or embezzlement and analyze financial information  from actual or anticipated disputes among different parties.

NST Chartered Accountants, Professional. Corp.                                           2014- 2015

Vaugham, Toronto, Ontario                                        

Managing Associate

  •  Review monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Tax planning and management consulting
  • E-file, business registration and incorporation
  • Audit Assistance and tax audit defense
  • Ongoing accounting and tax services

BDO  Chartered Accountants S.A. Athens, Greece                                                  2013-2014

Tax -Manager, International Tax Coordinator

  • Tax audits, tax planning and due diligence
  • Tax advisory (income tax, VAT, property tax, double taxation, etc.)
  • Reviewed the Preparation of  year-end audit working papers
  • International taxation (OECD rules) and fraud investigations

Hellenic Republic Ministry of Finance, Athens, Greece                                                      2012-2013

Tax Audit Expert, General Directorate of Tax Audit, Directorate of Operational Planning
Department of Cross-checking & Assessment Audit Finding

  • Tax certificates and legislation, and procedures and practice
  • Research and identification of economic offenses, including transfer pricing issues

Anti-evasion office of Athens                                                                                                  2010-2012
Member of a special task force, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

  • Implemented the anti-evasion plan in Greece to safeguard revenue from the largest taxpayers
  • Focused on the top 1,000  taxpayers
  • Involved filing, payment control and transfer pricing activities

Hellenic Republic Ministry of Finance, Athens, Greece                                                      2002-2010

Senior Auditor, Tax and Forensic Accounting,

Regional Tax Auditing Office of Thessaloniki

Team Leader, Senior Auditor/Investigator,

 Financial and Economic Crime Unit

Auditor,

Tax Office of Thessaloniki

  • Research, identification and combating of economic offences, including money laundering frauds, violations related to provisions, grants and other financial transactions
  • Screening and implementation of tax laws, temporary tax audits, especially withholding taxes.
  • Financial and tax auditing of all types of businesses to the proper implementation of tax legislation, in conjunction with specialized specific audits

TVX GOLD HELLAS S.A., Gold and Mine Industry

Internal Auditor, Subsidiary of TVX GOLD  INC. Toronto, ON Canada                                  

  • Internal audit of all financial procedures of the financial department and financial analysis of all financial data to properly inform the parent TVX GOLD INC.
  • Checked and reviewed the Accounting Department on a monthly basis for compliance with accounting regulations, completion of the accounting records and fraud investigations.
  • Production of monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports analyzing the financial results.

Royal Precision Tooling  LTD.                                                                                             
Accounting Controller, Scarborough, ON, Canada

  • Reviewed general ledgers and prepare monthly closing journal entries.
  • Allocated costs to appropriate departments and divisions.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and special reports to banks, auditors, etc.
  • Supervised staff in the accounting department


Sievert and Associates, Chartered Accountants  C.A.                                                                 

Staff Accountant, Toronto, ON, Canada

  • Financial statements, audits, review and compilation engagements, due diligence, tax planning and management consulting
  • Prepared corporate income tax returns for tax jurisdictions in Canada and the United States

EDUCATION

M.Sc.  in Accounting and Finance (recognized by WES-CANADA-www.wes.org/ca as being equivalent to a Canadian University, one-year graduate study), University of Macedonia , Thessaloniki, Greece.

Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance (recognized by WES-CANADA as being equivalent to a Canadian University bachelor degree), University of Macedonia , Thessaloniki , Greece.

Diploma-Degree in Accounting and Finance, Seneca College, Toronto, ON

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Contact Info

KOSTAS KRISSILAS,

Professional Business Accountant.

PBA, MSc, CRMA, CFE.

Strategic Business & Tax Advisor.

477 Ellesmere Road,

Toronto, Ontario, M1R 4E5

Mob  +1 647 774 1683

Tel    +1 647 478 6459

Fax   +1 647 478 9548

kkrissilas@gmail.com

kkrissilas@askaccfin.com