About Us

Accountant CPA Coquitlam

Who We Are

Welcome to CNCPA, your trusted destination for comprehensive accounting, bookkeeping, tax, advisory, and part-time CFO services in Coquitlam, Greater Vancouver, and surrounding areas. With over 23 years of experience as a leading CPA accounting firm, we go beyond numbers. Our skilled team forges long-term partnerships, understanding your goals and providing insightful advice. From tax planning to financial advisory, we have the expertise to help you succeed. With a client-centric approach, we stay current with industry trends, ensuring accurate and compliant service. Trust CNC for excellence and achieving your financial objectives.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to work as a trusted and reliable partner with our clients, providing expert accounting and business advisory services to help them achieve success. We strive to be more than just an accounting firm, but a true business partner, collaborating with our clients to identify opportunities, mitigate risks, and maximize their potential for growth and profitability.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the most trusted and innovative accounting and business advisory firm in our region. We strive to earn recognition as a true partner, enabling our clients to achieve their business objectives and reach their full potential. Through our relentless commitment to quality, customer service, and technical expertise, we aim to exceed our clients’ expectations and foster long-term, meaningful relationships with them. We will continuously innovate and adapt to the changing business landscape to provide the most effective solutions for our clients.

Our Guiding Principles Values

Trusted Partnership

We are more than just an accounting firm; we are your trusted and reliable partner. We work closely with you, offering expert accounting and business advisory services to help you achieve success. With our collaborative approach, we identify opportunities, mitigate risks, and support your growth and profitability.

Innovation and Adaptability

As a forward-thinking accounting and business advisory firm, we strive to be the most trusted and innovative in our region. We continuously innovate and adapt to the ever-changing business landscape, ensuring we provide you with the most effective and cutting-edge solutions. Our commitment to staying ahead of the curve guarantees that we can address your unique challenges and help you reach your full potential.

Uncompromising Quality and Customer Service

Exceeding your expectations is at the heart of everything we do. Our relentless commitment to quality and customer service sets us apart. With our technical expertise and personalized approach, we deliver exceptional results and foster long-term, meaningful relationships with our clients. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we go above and beyond to ensure your needs are met with the utmost professionalism and care.

Meet Our People

Nafees Chaudhry
Nafees Chaudhry - Principal

Nafees Chaudhry is the founder of CNC. After completing his Bachelor’s of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance in 1997, Nafees joined Vancity Savings Credit Union, where he worked at the head office for a few years, before moving to Ethical Mutual Funds, joining the mutual fund valuation accounting team. At Ethical Mutual Funds, Nafees designed their North American RRSP Clone Equity Fund’s daily valuation financial model. Prior to this, he received his first accounting designation, Certified General Accountant and a few years later his second designation, Certified Management Accountant. Nafees also completed the Canadian Investment Security Course , received an Associate Certificate in Personal Financial Planning (BCIT with Hons) and the CGA Tax in-depth certification. As well in 2003 he received Coast Capital’s Savings’ Small Savings Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

He specializes in working with small to medium-sized businesses to meet all of their accounting, taxation and succession planning needs. He loves working beside and aiding small businesses, aiming to minimize their taxes and maximize the wealth of his clients. Nafees works on a one-to-one basis with small business owners, explaining to them various tax saving and business growth strategies. These sessions are invaluable for small business owners and set them up for success in their future endeavours. With his diverse background and more than 20 years of experience, Nafees works with numerous, unique industries, including retail, wholesale, real-estate construction, contractors, holding corporations, not-for-profit societies (NPO), as well as professional corporations.

Nafees writes articles for smallbusinessbc.ca, which is sponsored by the BC government for all entrepreneurs. He also speaks at seminars arranged by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) for small business clients and RBC internal advisory team.

Outside of the office, Nafees enjoys to play sports, including hockey, basketball, and cricket. He frequently travels with his wife and four kids.

Yudi Fang, CPA (Manager) joined CNC as a staff accountant and in 2021 promoted as a manager. She completed her bachelor’s degree in general business in 2012 and subsequently worked for four years with the Bank of China as a financial analyst. Yudi also has a degree in accounting and completed H&R Block tax program, both of which reinforced her knowledge in assurance, taxation, and finance. Yudi successfully completed CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant) program.

Yudi is organized, detail orientated, and focuses on assisting clients on a wide range of corporate, and  personal tax matters, lawyer trust accounting, GST/PST matters, and dealing with various tax authorities. Yudi has experience in lawyer’s trust audits and preparing Report C for BC Law Society. In her spare time Yudi loves to play with her dog, go swimming, and spend time doing outdoor activities.

George Chen (Senior Accountant) joined CNC as a senior accountant. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in business management in 2016 and subsequently completed the UBC DAP program in 2019. He is currently pursuing his CPA designation.

A tenacious self-starter, before joining CNC, George worked for three years in public practice, developing diverse experiences in corporate engagements and personal tax matters. In his spare time, George enjoys playing games, watching videos, and reading.

Heewon Lee (Senior Accountat)  Heewon completed her bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2005 and worked for five years as a senior accountant in a French company. Currently, she is working toward her CPA program. Before joining CNC, she worked for six years in public practice with experiences in corporate engagements and personal tax matters. Heewon loves spending time with her family and dog.

Amarjot Sandhu (Staff Accountant)  is a valuable addition to the CNC team as a staff accountant. She completed Master of Commerce in Finance and Bachelor or Commerce in Accounting. Amorjot helps small businesses in implementing new technological bookkeeping changes that improved accounting systems and reporting processes. Her passion for organizing financial systems and solving complex problems made a positive impact on the company’s financial health. With a strong background in bookkeeping, accounting, and tax filing, Amarjot has gained valuable experience in helping small businesses achieve their financial goals.

As a certified Xero Advisor and experienced user of QuickBooks, Amarjot has a deep understanding of various accounting software. She has a proven track record of managing multiple tasks and adapting quickly to new responsibilities. Currently, she is working towards her CPA program, demonstrating her commitment to advancing her knowledge and skills in the accounting and finance field.

May Yang (Staff Accountant) joined CNC as a staff accountant in 2022. She has a Master degree in accounting from Waseda University and also has many years of audit, tax, and business consulting experiences with PwC and DTT mainland China. She also gained valuable experience in Canada by working in the industry and in public practice. May is organized, detail orientated and focuses on assisting clients on a wide range of accounting, corporate and personal tax matters, US tax filing, investments, and business consulting. May has fluency in Mandarin and Japanese. In her spare time, May loves hiking, listening to music, and spending time with her family.

Ally Han (Admin Officer/Bookkeeper) joined CNC as an Office Administrator/Bookkeeper. With a diverse educational background that spans from a BA in Political Science and International Relations to specialized accounting and bookkeeping programs, she brings a unique blend of skills to her current role as an Office Administrator and Bookkeeper. Her responsibilities are multifaceted and include everything from handling administrative duties to doing bookkeeping. She’s not just a numbers person; she’s a key administrative asset who ensures that both the financial and operational aspects of the business run smoothly. Currently, she is further enhancing her expertise by pursuing post-graduate studies in accounting at York University and a professional bookkeeping program at Langara College.

What People Say?

Google Review
I brought my 2018 return into CNC to be reviewed as I felt I had missed something when I had originally filed. Sure enough, they were able to spot it and I am now waiting for a refund from Revenue Canada in the mail! I dealt with the owner, Nafees, who is friendly, knowledgeable and prompt. I'll definitely be bringing my taxes to him again this year. It was a very positive experience.
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Jane Evans
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Nafees has great problem solving skills. I had an issue with CRA for a while. They not only hold all my 2017 refund but also reassessed me for additional taxes. My previous accountant couldn't resolve the issue. Nafees handled the matter within few weeks. Not only I received my 2017 refund but also CRA reversed the reassessment. Nafees also filed 2018 taxes and I received my 2018 refund as well within couple of weeks. On the top of all this customer service was great, very polite staff. Fees was very reasonable. I will recommend Nafees for all the tax work. I am not going to change accountant anymore. This is the firm, I will be using from now on, for all my tax work.
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Marty Green
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Thanks Nafees for helping me out with my business taxes and saving me time and substantial taxes. With your professional approach and recommendations the whole process was painless. I will definitely recommend you among my friends for all bookkeeping and the tax work. Good to have an advisor like you during this difficult COVID19 times. Your advise was very helpful for my business.
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Janet Wesley
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