Yvette Whitson

Financial Controller

Always give people more than they expect to get.

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Canterbury (2001)
  • Chartered Accountant of Australia and New Zealand (2005)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (2014)
  • Yvette Whitson is the Financial Controller at EKB. She joined the firm in 2011 and is responsible for managing the firm’s day-to-day financial and accounting operations. She provides leadership and strategic direction for all financial functions, and directly oversees a small finance team within the firm’s accounting department.

    She brings more than 15 years of extensive accounting and supervisory experience to her role, acquired while working in both the public practice and legal industries.

    Yvette obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 2005 from the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and her reciprocal CPA, CA designation from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada in 2014.

    She has been a member of the British Columbia Legal Management Association since 2011, and is currently the chair of the Association’s Finance Subsection.

    • Member of the British Columbia Legal Management Association since 2011
    • Current Chair of the BCLMA Finance Subsection