Debra J. Feltham, approved FCPA, FCGA has over twenty five years of experience in accounting and taxation, systems design, and business management at a senior level.
She has worked in public practice firms in both Grand Falls-Windsor and Mount Pearl where she has been responsible for the planning and execution of many audit and accounting engagements for a diverse group of clients including retail, hospitality, real estate and land development, construction, manufacturing and distribution companies as well as not-for-profit organizations and municipalities.
Debra attained her CGA designation in 2001 and her Public Accounting License (PALB) in 2004. Debra was awarded her FCGA (Fellowship) designation in 2007.
For more than ten years, Debra has operated her own business offering Accounting, Taxation, and Management Consulting services including the preparation of business plans and business diagnostic reports and is keenly aware of issues facing small and medium business in Newfoundland and Labrador. Debra has more than twenty years’ experience in systems design and support, and has been a Certified Gold Consultant with Sage 50/Simply Accounting® since 1997. She is also a Softrak® Business Partner, a Quickbooks® ProAdvisor, and supports numerous accounting software packages for her clients.
Ms. Feltham is passionate about profit counseling as she seeks to assist clients in identifying areas in business that will enhance profitability. Her commitment to accounting systems design and support stems from the view that providing a business owner with relevant, reliable and timely information will enable them to be more profitable. Debra received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2012) from NLOWE in two categories including Visionary, and Innovation for her use of technology and innovation in providing service to clients across Canada.
Active in the Atlantic Canada Chamber of Commerce Board (chair 2015-2016), the St. John’s Board of Trade (policy and advocacy committee), the Mount Pearl Paradise Chamber of Commerce (Past President &Treasurer), and the past Chair of the Certified General Accountants Association of NL Board of Governors, as well as currently serving as the Treasurer for the new Chartered Professional Accountants Association of NL, Debra has developed a connection with businesspersons and professionals across the province. Debra has also served as the Chair of the CGA Canada (CGAC) National Professional Standards Committee and as a member of the Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct workgroup. She currently serves on the Public Practice Professional Engagement Guide committee of CPA Canada and also serves with the CPA Canada Magazine Editorial Board.
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Ms. Feltham resides in Mount Pearl with her husband, Reg and three sons, Regan, Jamie and Joshua.
Contact Debra Feltham – FCPA, FCGA
T: (709) 364-7300
E: debra @ feltham-associates.ca