Meet Our Team
Partner, Accountant CPA, CA
Aaron is a Chartered Professional Accountant with experience as a small and medium-sized business advisor. He is the owner of TSE Chartered Professional Accountants and is continuing the legacy of Andrew Tse in providing perceptive and suitable business advice.
He has prior knowledge as a manager at a Big 4 firm and small public accounting practices. This has included working with high net worth individuals, corporate, estate, and personal tax planning situations.
In 2016 he completed the third year of the In-Depth Tax program by CPA Canada. He has experience in corporate restructuring including amalgamations, wind-ups, and section 85 rollovers. Filing of various elections, appealing CRA assessments, and voluntary disclosure applications.
Aaron and his wife Rosa have 9 children and love the Okanagan area having moved here at the beginning of 2018. They love to go hiking, biking, skiing and contributing to this wonderful community.
Senior Accountant, CPA
Stan graduated from the University of Windsor with a BComm and a minor in Finance in 1988. He shortly thereafter completed the Canadian Securities Course. He has been working in public practice ever since; predominantly working on small individually owned companies.
Stan has been married over 26 years and together they have 2 children.
They love traveling around the Okanagan especially to hot springs. They enjoy snowshoeing, golfing and tennis.
Stan’s hobbies include collecting sports cards and watching all sports, he is a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Lions and Tigers.
Tax & Business Advisor, Manager
Tim has more than 10 years of public practice experience working in local accounting firms in the Okanagan. The majority of his time has been spent working with business owners of small to medium-sized companies and helping them deal with their individual accounting and tax needs.
His work experience includes supervising and training accounting staff as they learn and gain experience in the accounting profession.
Tim has also been involved with managing the implementation of new programs and technology used in accounting firms where he has worked. The software allowed the firm’s workflow to become more integrated and efficient in providing services to clients.
Tim and his wife Benita are the proud parents of three young boys. When he finds the time, Tim enjoys doing outdoor activities and playing sports including squash and golf.
Senior Tax & Business Advisor
Jody has been with the firm for 11 years and has 13 years of experience working in public practice. She has a Business Administration in Accounting and continues to pursue various professional development courses and the completion of her degree.
Her role involves many aspects of the firm including corporate, personal and trust returns. She also does tax and estate planning, bookkeeping, client care, and business advising. The aspect she enjoys the most is working with clients to help them achieve their goals and to assist them through the sometimes daunting accounting and tax world.
In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, fishing, exploring BC and spending time with her family. For a break, she heads to her family cabin in Northern BC, where time is spent in the wilderness away from technology. She also really enjoys escaping to the hot springs in the Kootenays. Life is about balance after all.
Senior Accountant, CPA
Jamie became part of the team in the spring of 2005 responsible for the preparation of corporate tax returns, financial statements and other assignments with the firm.
Jamie graduated with a B.Sc in Computer Science from the University of Calgary in 1986 and after obtaining his Accounting Diploma from BCIT in Burnaby he became a Certified General Accountant in 1997.
He has over 24 years of public practice experience, servicing small and medium-sized businesses, involving financial statement and tax return preparation, also preparation of personal tax returns and performing public company audits.
He enjoys canoeing, backpacking, cycling, cross-country skiing and spending time with his 2 children and wife, Laura.
Tara graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Okanagan University College. She majored in accounting and graduated with distinction. She has been working the public practice for 18 years and has the skills and qualifications to assist with personal taxes, corporate taxes, and general accounting.
As the Accounting Supervisor for the firm, Tara supervises staff, prepares personal and corporate tax returns, financial statements, and specializes in client care and relations.
Family life is busy and fun with her two boys and husband Jeff. Tara’s interests include skiing, biking, creative arts and spending time with her family.
Tax & Business Advisor
In August 2006, Erin began working for Andrew Tse Inc as our receptionist. During this time she completed the H&R Block Personal Tax course and started preparing personal tax returns in our office. She has also completed the Basic Bookkeeping Skills course and helps with light bookkeeping projects in the office.
In Erin’s spare time she enjoys baking, crafting, reading and in the summer months camping with her husband and two girls.
Bookkeeper & Tax Preparer
Keeley and her husband moved to Kelowna in 2019 from Lloydminster Saskatchewan. She has been a part of our team since the fall of 2020. Keeley studied Psychology and Sociology at Lakeland College and is currently working on a Accounting/Bookkeeping Certificate through Okanagan College. After completing the certificate, she is planning on expanding to tax courses.
In her spare time, Keeley likes to paint, bake, golf and play games with her family. Keeley has been a devoted dancer since she was 6 years old and performed in Disneyland when she was 14.
Bookkeeper & Tax Preparer
Paige graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a degree in Biochemistry, however when her daughter was born with diversabilities she became a full-time stay at home Mom.
As her kids got older and entered school full-time Paige re-entered the workforce as a Bookkeeper for a small firm here in Kelowna. She joined Tse CPAs in 2019 as a Bookkeeper/Tax Preparer and loves the office culture and break from Mom duties. She is currently completing her Accounting/Bookkeeping certificate through Okanagan College.
In her spare time she loves to play volleyball, get out for a run, or spend time with her family playing games and watching movies.
Haley decided to come to Canada after achieving a finance degree from Vietnam. Falling in love with the scenery of British Columbia, she chose Thompson Rivers University to complete her Diploma in Accounting and graduated in early 2022.
Haley started her first professional career in Canada at TSE CPAs in February 2022. Currently, she is responsible for preparing personal taxes, corporate tax returns and financial statements. She is enthusiastic about finance and has become a great part of our team.
In her leisure time, Haley enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. In the future, she would love to travel and explore more places in Canada.
Rosa, wife to Aaron Harper, was born in Argentina and her family moved shortly thereafter to Edmonton where she grew up. She received her Fine Arts Diploma from Grant MacEwan University. She met Aaron when he was attening the University of Alberta. They were soon married and lived in various parts of Alberta until moving to the Okanagan Valley in 2017.
Rosa loves being a busy mom of 9 and chasing them around. She enjoys hiking, camping, baking, painting and biking around town with them.
Grace moved to Kelowna in the Summer of 2022 after falling in love with life on the lake. She joined the team in February of 2023 and is currently working on an Administrative Certificate through Okanagan College. After completing the certificate, she is planning on extending her studies to bookkeeping and tax courses.
In her spare time, Grace loves being outdoors, spending time on the lake, exploring with her dogs, or checking out all the gorgeous spots the Okanagan has to offer.
Bookkeeper / Tax Preparer
Candice completed her Administration Certificate and then her Accounting/Bookkeeping Certificate through Okanagan College, while being a stay-at-home mom. After completing her certificate in 2022, she joined the team at Tse CPA’s as a bookkeeper. Candice is currently furthering her education and completing tax courses through Okanagan College.
Candice spends her free time with her husband and three daughters. They enjoy hiking, playing outdoor sports, and game nights together.
After living on Vancouver Island for four years, Araiya returned to her hometown of Kelowna in the summer of 2022 with a diploma in Business Administration Bookkeeping from Sprott Shaw College. Shortly after that, she began her professional career at TSE CPA’s in the receptionist position. Araiya enjoys interacting with clients, assisting the other members of the TSE’s team in a variety of different ways, and learning about the world of accounting.
Araiya spends her free time with her partner Nick exploring the Okanagan, hanging out with her family, and friends, cooking new recipes, crafting, and playing games.
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