CPA, CA, Partner
Geoff Becker joined Fruitman Kates in 2007. Prior to that, Geoff was a partner with another mid-sized Toronto accounting firm for over two decades. He has gained his extensive experience over many years in public practice, first in South Africa and over approximately 30 years since moving to Toronto.
Geoff provides business advisory services including accounting and management issues, financing issues, taxation and estate planning, succession planning and personal wealth management. Geoff has consulted on clients in a wide range of enterprises including professionals and other service providers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, real estate developers and landlords and not-for-profit organizations. He has been through the entire business cycle with many of his clients including start up, growth and expansion, stability, and ultimately planning for succession or the sale of the business.
Geoff spent a number of years on the board of directors of Nexia International, a worldwide network of independent accounting firms. Nexia’s resources made it the 10th largest accounting service provider in the world. This experience provided him with valuable knowledge and insight into cross border expansion and global business issues.
Geoff is active in the community and has spent several years as treasurer and Board Member of a number of not-for-profit organizations.
Education and Professional Associations
- Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (1982)
- Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Canada (1982)
- Chartered Accountant, South Africa (1977)
- Bachelor of Commerce, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (1974)