About Clearwater Professional Corporation
Clearwater Professional Corporation (CPC) is a full-service accounting, bookkeeping, tax, and payroll services firm of Chartered Professional Accountants, who specialize in working with small businesses in Southern Ontario.
Our team offers a range of services, from business planning for growth, to QuickBooks management, to corporate taxation strategy, and more. With over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, we can create a custom package to fit the specific needs of your small business.
We provide the personalized service of a small firm, with the expertise and experience of a larger company. Located in Oakville, we work with clients in the communities of Hamilton, Peel Region, Halton Region, and the GTA.
What We Do
Our team of Chartered Professional Accountants and Certified Bookkeepers excel at providing entrepreneurs, finance professionals, and business owners with expert services and trusted advice for their small business operations.
Our expertise in the implementation, conversion, and maintenance of accounting and bookkeeping software allows us to provide real-time management of financial information and generate detailed accounting reports — making us an invaluable partner to our clients.
As certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisors, we pride ourselves on our proficiency with a range of cloud-based accounting, bookkeeping, and tax softwares, including QuickBooks Online & Desktop, Profile Tax, and more.
How We Work
Day-to-Day Financial Management
The team at CPC will meet with you in-person each month to guide you through your custom Financial Management Reports, and will review your Profit & Loss Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash Flows, and Bank Reconciliation.
Our proactive approach will afford you the opportunity to make early and accurate decisions, which will help drive your tax and business strategy more effectively.
Business Planning & Strategy
At CPC, we excel at developing practical, measurable long and short-term business plans that provide you with a roadmap for taking your profitability and market share to the next level. These plans are your tools for navigating growth, negotiating financing, and developing zero-based budgeting.
Our detailed business plans will not only help you with managing your business at the most detailed level, they will also provide a useful tool for acquiring business loans by defining your business’s vision in clear terms to prospective lenders.
Founder — Rizwan Shakoor, C.P.A., C.A. (ON), M.A., B.COMM
After a 30+ year career working internationally with world-class, multinational, financial institutions, and one of the Global Big 4 accounting firms, Rizwan founded CPC to bring his expertise to help small businesses owners in his local community.
A Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant in Ontario, Rizwan also holds M.A. and B.Comm. designations. Over the last 15fifteen years he has held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer in the financial services industry.
Rizwan’s extensive experience includes a special background in:
- Directing the formation and growth of capital.
- Implementing accounting and tax systems.
- Formulating business strategies for advancement and sustainability.
Rizwan loves spending quality time with his family, including his two children, Zaid and Eman, and his wife, Deena Hasan Rizwan, an award-winning real estate professional with Royal LePage. Rizwan also enjoys golf, reading, cycling, and running.
Our Team at CPC
At CPC, our team has a sterling reputation for providing the very best in customer service and care. We deliver custom, personalized services that help alleviate your stress and support your specific needs, so that your small business runs smoothly.
Our professional team provide valuable advice on your bookkeeping, accounting, tax, and payroll requirements, while saving our clients valuable time and money associated with various administrative duties.
Discover how our partnership can make your small business a success!