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Case Studies

How We Help Customers Succeed

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Services Provided

  • Controller Advisory

  • Accounting Systems Set Up and Support

  • Cloud Bookkeeping

 

About Industry Council for Aboriginal Business

The Industry Council for Aboriginal Business is a non-profit organization working to connect industry and the Aboriginal business community through events, training, conferences, and seminars

Case Study

As they do such important work within our community, it was essential we help them get the right accounting systems and procedures in place for reporting to members, supporters, and the Revenue Canada Agency.

Debrah Burleigh & Associates was brought in to redesign their accounting system to ensure they were in alignment with CRA requirements, designed and facilitated bookkeeping training, and provided consulting to develop a strategic plan to increase income and reduce overhead expenses.

As one of our operations advisory customers, we continue to deliver consulting, controller, and bookkeeping services to support their quarterly objectives and sustainability.


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Services Provided

  • Controller Advisory

  • Accounting Systems Design and Support

  • Cloud Bookkeeping

“One of the most important keys to success is having a professional handle on the financials and bookkeeping. By outsourcing our finance and accounting to Debrah Burleigh & Associates, I can count on having everything organized and completed on time. The best part about working with Debrah is knowing she genuinely cares and takes the time to discuss issues or concerns while helping me grow my business. With her knowledge on my side, I have been able to become successful in the early stages of developing my business. From quality project and job tracking to staying on top of our financial goals and benchmarks, we’ve been able to reach our yearly projections and continue to develop the business with positive results with Debrah’s strategic direction and advice. I highly recommend Debrah Burleigh & Associates because they help us drive efficiency and get the job done right!”James Bates, Owner/Consultant JTB Installations & Consulting

About JTB Installations

JTB Installations & Consulting Inc. is a glass and window installations company that provides sub-contract installation services in BC. They mainly work on High-end homes and commercial building projects, as well as single family home windows.  They provide a skilled installation team for small to large-scale construction projects around the Lower Mainland and throughout BC.

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With their dedication to delivering quality installations with the highest efficiency for their customers, having the right accounting system and processes in place to manage costs and time on every job is essential.

Debrah Burleigh was brought in to set up job costing, tracking, reporting and provide consulting to help the company reach its annual projections. Debrah continues to provide consulting and bookkeeping with an annual service plan for JTB Installations & Consulting to support them in managing their growth and achieving their goals.


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Services Provided

  • Controller Advisory

  • Accounting Systems Design and Support

  • Cloud Bookkeeping

The most valuable part of working with Debrah Burleigh and her team is accessibility and how quickly I can get answers to questions and concerns. They are flexible to meet our changing requirements while being fun to work with.” – John Riley, Founder and President InterCoast Building Solutions Inc.

About InterCoast Building Solutions

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Case Study

John Riley, President of InterCoast Building Solutions was looking for a more economical and efficient way to record transactions using the latest accounting technology and reduce overhead expenses. Debrah’s team was brought in to consult and provided advice on how to streamline processes and reduce headaches for their accountant.

As a result, invoices are now better presented to customers and the month-end statements are accessible and provided much faster for timely financial analysis.


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Services Provided

  • Controller Advisory

  • Accounting Systems Design and Support

  • Cloud Bookkeeping

  • Tax Preparation

“With Debrah’s helpful advice I am more professional, informed and organized. I recommend working with Debrah! My work is much less stressful and moving my accounting to the cloud with Sage One has given me some peace of mind.” Bruce Collis, Owner Collis Automotive

About Collis Automotive

Bruce Collis, the owner of Collis Automotive, was doing all the financial and accounting paperwork for his company manually when he decided it was time for a change to improve efficiency. Debrah Burleigh, CPB was brought in to consult, implement an accounting solution and provide ongoing bookkeeping and tax preparation services.

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The Sage One cloud accounting program was customized and implemented to meet the unique needs of Collis Automotive as the company grows. Now jobs can be tracked efficiently, and the owner can access up to date financial reporting on his dashboard with just a few clicks. The company has improved efficiency, organization, and tax reporting is much easier. Using the notes feature in Sage One, we also customized a process to schedule reminders for upcoming repairs to help drive sales growth.

As a result of the software, systems and processes implemented the company is saving time and managing finances with greater ease.


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Services Provided

  • Controller Advisory

  • Data Conversion

  • Sage One Training

I tell people about how awesome working with Debrah Burleigh is because she’s hardworking, efficient and patient. She made the transition to the Sage One accounting program easy for us. I love the convenience of being able to work and run my business from anywhere I have an internet connection. Converting to Sage One also makes it easy for my accountant to access what he needs from wherever he is, which is saving time and money.” – Lisa Fraser, Owner/Wine-maker Wine Kitz

About Wine Kitz

Located in the heart of wine country in the Okanagan Valley, Wine Kitz is a leader in the consumer winemaking industry. People love the quality wines they craft with Wine Kitz because of the characteristics and taste profiles they can make.

Case Study

Wine Kitz was interested in moving their accounting to the cloud so they can access their financial data online anytime, anywhere while improving their ability to collaborate with their accountant.

After helping Wine Kitz purchase Sage One, Debrah Burleigh was hired to convert their data to their new cloud accounting program along with providing consulting and training.


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Services Provided

  • Controller Advisory

  • Data Conversion

  • Sage 50 Training

About Lodging Ovations

Lodging Ovations is a well established mountain resort company offering luxury accommodations in beautiful Whistler Village, BC.

Case Study

The team at Lodging Ovations was looking for a straightforward and efficient way to convert their financial and accounting data to Sage 50. Debrah Burleigh, Platinum Certified Sage 50 Consultant was brought in to consult and guide the transition seamlessly.

As a result, we transformed what is commonly a stressful or chaotic process into calm confidence for Lodging Ovations ensuring their data integrity and safety at every stage of the conversion.

Within a tight timeline, we provided data assessment and consultation to complete the transformation to their new Sage 50 accounting platform within the desired timeline.

With the new system implemented, we provided custom training for their team with consulting to streamline their processes, maximize efficiency, and reduce costs.


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Services Provided

  • Sage 50 Training

  • Controller Advisory

  • Bookkeeping

“The most valuable part of working with Debrah Burleigh is how much I trust her. She’s warm, welcoming and she was able to pinpoint what my company needs to get on track towards reaching the goals set. She’s helped me create and implement the right processes and financial controls. I’m so impressed with everything I’m learning along the way and highly recommend her services.” – Denise Hubick, Josephine’s Floral Expressions

About Josephine’s Floral Expressions

Floral Expressions is an online floral design studio in New Westminster, BC that delivers quality flowers for any occasion and specializes in arrangements for weddings and funerals.

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Debrah Burleigh and Associates was hired to streamline the company’s accounting processes, provide Sage 50 training, business consulting and continues to take care of the company’s month-to-month bookkeeping requirements.