MEDICINE HAT, AB (Nov. 1, 2019)—Grant Thornton LLP, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms providing accounting, audit, tax and advisory services, has joined forces with BVA LLP and The CFO Solution Ltd.

BVA LLP has provided accounting, tax and advisory services to clients in southern Alberta for more than 40 years,  growing to more than 30 employees over that time. With a particular expertise in owner-managed businesses and agriculture, the firm serves a diverse client base from offices in Medicine Hat, Brooks, Bow Island, Oyen, Foremost and Fort Macleod, Alberta, as well as Maple Creek, Saskatchewan.

“Providing the best possible service to our clients is our focus. We see tremendous benefits in joining Grant Thornton. It’s a firm that shares our values and will further strengthen the knowledge, resources and services we bring to the communities where we live and work,” said Melanie Harty, managing partner with BVA LLP.

The union with BVA LLP expands Grant Thornton’s presence in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and brings the resources of a national advisory network to local communities.

“We’re very pleased to welcome the BVA LLP and The CFO Solution Ltd teams into the Grant Thornton family. Our culture and values are strongly aligned, including an unwavering commitment to exceptional client service,” said Tracey Zehl, managing partner with Grant Thornton. “Together we’ll assist even more businesses in southern Alberta to manage change, identify new opportunities and reach their full potential.”

The CFO Solution Ltd has also joined Grant Thornton, a service that provides businesses with part-time controllers and accounting personnel. The CFO Solution Ltd will continue to be based out of the Medicine Hat office, and can be reached at +1 403 525 0205.

“There are strong synergies between The CFO Solution Ltd and Grant Thornton, including a shared commitment to service excellence. This new relationship means we can provide our valued clients with an increased level of service with the ability to access a broader range of accounting services and expertise,” said managing director, Janice Ouellet.

The BVA LLP offices joining Grant Thornton remain at these locations:

Medicine Hat
#101 – 2248 13th Avenue SE
Medicine Hat AB  T1A 8G6
T: +1 403 527 8114

Brooks
#6 - 500 Cassils Rd E
Brooks, AB  T1R 1M6
T: +1 403 362 5292

Bow Island
#5 - 105 5th Avenue W
Bow Island, AB  T0K 0G0
T: +1 403 545 2217

Maple Creek
101 Maple Street
Maple Creek, SK  S0N 1N0
T: +1 403 527 8114

Oyen
301 Main Street
Oyen AB  T0J 2J0
T: +1 403 527 8114

Foremost
119 Main Street
Foremost AB  T0K 0X0
T: +1 403 527 8114

Fort Macleod
2115 2nd Avenue
Fort Macleod AB  T0L 0Z0
T:+1 403 527 8114