D. Scott Anderson, FCPA, FCGA
Scott obtained his Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation (later to be known as the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation) in 1990. Scott was awarded his fellowship designation from CGA Canada in 2000.
Scott worked in hospital finance and the banking industry before settling into a career in public accounting in 1990. He worked for Grant Kirkup & Co until 2000, when he founded the firm D. S Anderson & Company in Boissevain, MB. In 2005, he merged his firm into DSCP, a Western Canadian regional firm and was a partner in the Edmonton AB office. He left public practice for a short period of time, serving as Senior Director at the Manitoba Certified General Accountants Association. In 2011, he re-entered practice and co-founded Anderson Strath, Certified General Accountants located in Brandon. After a merger in 2017, Scott now serves as managing partner of Alliance Accounting Group Chartered Professional Accountants Inc.
Scott was very active in the CGA organization both provincially and nationally. He served on provincial committees and the Board for a span of 21 years, including a term as provincial president in 1998-1999. He also served as the Manitoba representative on the CGA Canada Board for 6 years, including chairmanship of various national committees and on the Executive Committee.
Scott is immensely proud of his upbringing on a farm near Hamiota, for which a love of farming developed that continues to this day. His brother continues to operate the family farm, now in their 138th year.
Scott is married to husband Brian, who is also a business owner of The Cabinet Company located in Brandon. He is an active curler and enjoys watching all sports. Together they spend time traveling, with their families and with their pets.
Scott’s preferred areas of practice include advanced personal and corporate taxation (with special emphasis on farming entities), business and succession planning and providing various solutions to enhance his clients’ success.