Alpa Patel, CPA, CA
Partner at PwC, Private Company Services
Alpa has over 15 years of experience working with private companies and not-for-profit organizations. In recent years, she has worked with organizations of all sizes, including national and international organizations, associations, charitable and philanthropic organizations providing advice and support on accounting, including fund accounting, financial reporting, governance and internal control issues. She is responsible for
providing a full range of assurance and business advisory services to her clients. In addition to the core audit services, she has been involved in many business advisory services, including providing advice to Boards on governance matters, risk management and accounting advice.
She has wealth of knowledge and a variety of experience in providing professional services to a wide range of industries. Alpa’s experience includes audits of small, national and multinational organizations in the real estate, construction and not-for-profit sector. She understands how to lead multiple teams in an effective manner and has the ability to champion the resources. Alpa’s approach to client service recognizes the importance of developing strong relations with senior client management, the early identification and resolution of issues and obtaining a thorough understanding of the client’s business to ensure we are adding value.
Alpa is an active member and volunteer in her community. She is the current Treasurer for ULI Toronto and is passionate about the industry. She also is a member of the Private Enterprise Advisory Committee for CPA Canada and provides direct feedback on standards to the Accounting Standard Board. Alpa volunteers as a member of the Interview Committee for Vaughan Chamber of Commerce and is the United Way campaign partner for PwC’s Vaughan office. Alpa also is the partner sponsor for PwC’s Women’s Inclusion Network and a Regional Diversity and Inclusion Leader.
Alpa graduated from the Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.