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Alan Colwell

Education

  • Honours Graduate - Cambridge Rural High School, 1978
  • Bachelor of Business Administrative – University of New Brunswick, 1982
  • Articled with Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche LLP), 1982-1987
  • Obtained Chartered Accountant Designation, 1987


Work Experience

  • Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche), Chartered Accountants, 1982-1987
  • Connors Bros. Limited, Financial Accountant, 1987-88
  • Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), Chartered Accountants, 1988-1993
  • Teed Saunders Doyle & Co., Chartered Accountants, 1993-2006 (Partner 2000-2005)
  • Belyea Colwell & Associates, Chartered Accountants, Partner, 2006-Present


Other Related Experience

  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor, 1998-Present (ProAdvisors are independent accountants who work with small businesses every day. They can offer guidance on everything from setting up QuickBooks to mastering advanced features.)
  • Practice Inspector - New Brunswick Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1993-Present (Performing inspections of CA offices in New Brunswick to monitor compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and Rules of Professional Conduct)
  • Course Instructor – Financial Statement Presentation and Disclosure, NBICA, 2000 – 2005
  • Course Instructor – Introduction to the GST, Advanced Level Staff Courses, Coopers & Lybrand, 1989-1993


Community Involvement & Extracurricular Activities

  • Treasurer, Family Services Saint John, Inc. (now Family Plus Life Solutions Inc.), 1998-2004 and 2005-2007
  • Governor, Family Plus Life Solutions Inc, 2007-Present
  • Treasurer, St. Mark’s United Church, 2001-2008
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, St. Mark’s United Church, 2008-Present
  • Treasurer, Musquash Scouts Group Committee, 2002-2006
  • Leader, 1st Musquash Beavers, 1999-2002
  • YM-YWCA Red Triangle Award Dinner Committee, 2004-Present
  • Treasurer and Accountant, Musquash Sewerage Commission, 1985-Present
  • Treasurer, Saint John Participaction Challenge Committee, 1991
  • Served on various committees of the New Brunswick Institute of Chartered Accountants