Rolfe Benson Team

We are here to make a positive difference in your world – today and into the future.

About Our Team

Our team consists of highly motivated and skilled specialists who know how to deal with any issue that you may come across. This creates a basis for lasting relationships with our clients built on trust and mutual understanding.

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Partner, CPA, CA

Aaron Kuzik

Aaron Kuzik joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2000 as an articling student and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2004. He has completed parts I and II of the CICA In-Depth Tax Program. Aaron’s areas of focus include providing accounting, tax, estate planning and business advisory services for privately held companies, corporate groups and not-for-profit entities. Aaron has a hands-on approach with all his clients and provides value through implementing practical solutions. Aaron is a life-long North Shore resident. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife Heidi and their two daughters. Their active lifestyle keeps them busy cheering at soccer games or riding and hiking the trails of the North Shore.
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Partner, CPA, CA

Rebecca Lem

Rebecca Lem received her Chartered Accountant designation in 1989 and joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2002. Rebecca is responsible for the quality control of our assurance practice and has significant experience with clients in the distribution, manufacturing, real estate, technology, and professional services sectors as well as clients in the not-for-profit sector. Rebecca’s other activities have included various directorship roles on not-for-profit organization boards. Rebecca is also an avid golfer.
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Partner, CPA, CGA, CA

Todd Lilley

Todd Lilley received his Certified General Accountants designation in 1988 and his Chartered Accountant designation in 1990 and joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2004. Todd’s area of practice include business advisory services, audit, tax and related services to small to medium size owner managed businesses as well as not-for-profit organizations with significant experience in real estate enterprises, wholesale and distribution, the hospitality industry and retail. Todd also provides professional training for CPA students within the firm. When not in the office Todd enjoys spending time away with his family.
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Partner, CPA, CGA

Kate Prusova

Kate Prusova joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2001 and received her Certified General Accountant designation in 2002. Kate provides accounting, assurance, tax, estate planning and advisory services to a wide range of owner-managed businesses and their shareholders as well as to not-for-profit organizations. Kate has extensive experience in diverse sectors including retail and service industries, professional services, holding companies, NPO’s and real estate. Kate has over 20 years of experience and is passionate about delivering value-added professional services to her clients. Kate focuses on building trusted relationships which allows her to better understand and advise clients and their businesses. When not advising clients, Kate enjoys hiking, travelling, woodworking, photography and spending time with her family.
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Partner, CPA, CA

Tim Saxvik

Tim Saxvik joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 1987 and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1990. Tim has extensive experience in a broad range of industries including real estate investment and development, professional services, retail and hospitality and technology. Tim also provides consulting and tax planning services for high net worth individuals and owner managed businesses. Tim is an active boater in the summer and avid skier in the winter.
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Managing Partner, FCPA, FCA

Robert Watts

Robert Watts joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 1987 and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1990 and his Fellow of Chartered Accountancy in 2015. Rob worked in the corporate finance department of our previous affiliate office in London, England and has extensive experience in all areas of public practice including estate planning, services, technology, manufacturing, distribution and not-for-profit organizations. Rob Watts was elected managing partner in 2001 and assumed the position on 1 January 2002. Rob’s hobbies includes travelling, boating and spending time at his cottage on Pender Island.
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Partner, CPA, CA

Andrew Westman

Andrew joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2005 as a student and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2008. Andrew’s areas of practice includes assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services to small to medium sized private businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Andrew is experienced in a number of industries including high-tech, manufacturing, distribution, recycling, education, real estate, health care and the charitable sector. In addition, Andrew is closely involved in the development and mentorship of the firm’s CPA students. When not in the office Andrew can often be found mountain biking, playing guitar or spending time with his family.
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Principal

Susan Tufts

Susan Tufts has been with Rolfe Benson LLP since 1979 and has been a Principal since 2016. Susan’s area of practice primarily includes incorporated professionals, investment holding companies, owner-managed businesses, not-for-profit organizations, personal taxation and payroll services. Susan is involved in the training and supervision of staff. When not at Rolfe Benson LLP, Susan enjoys travelling and spending time with her four sons.
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CPA, CA

Geoffrey Bree

Geoffrey Bree joined Rolfe Benson LLP as a student in 1993 and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1996. He began his tax specialization in 2000 and has over 20 years of tax experience. Geoffrey practices in all areas of taxation including, income taxes for corporations, trusts, and individuals, GST/HST and PST. Geoffrey also practices in the areas of estate and succession planning, corporate reorganizations and cross-border and non-residents tax planning and compliance. He performs research in these areas for clients of Rolfe Benson LLP and undertakes the quality control of the firm’s income tax compliance filings.
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CPA, CA

Rudolph Korompis

Rudolph Korompis joined Rolfe Benson LLP as an articling student in 2013 and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2016. His area of practice is primarily in assurance services for not-for-profit organizations and small to medium sized private businesses. Rudolph is also involved with staff training and volunteers as a treasurer at a local not-for-profit organization. When not at the office, he spends his time attending fundraising events, cooking, reading and managing his cat’s Instagram account.
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CPA, CGA

Claudette Lopes

Claudette Lopes received her Certified General Accountant designation in 2004 and joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2019. Claudette’s areas of practice include providing accounting, tax and business advisory services to small to mid-sized private businesses. Her experience consists of serving clients in a number of industries including real estate, hospitality, professional services and technology. When not at the office, she enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.
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CPA, CA

James Ma

James Ma joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2010 and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2012. James’ area of practice includes providing accounting, tax and advisory services to private small to mid-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations. James has a broad experience in a number of industries including real estate, wholesale and distribution, manufacturing, professionals, and retail. He also works closely with the firm’s tax group with respect to Canadian resident and non-resident income tax compliance filings. Outside of the office, you may find James golfing, travelling, spending time with his family and dog.
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CPA, CGA

Grace Madrazo

Grace Madrazo received her Certified General Accountant designation in 2006 and joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2009. Grace’s area of practice includes providing accounting and tax services to small to medium sized private businesses and to not-for-profit organizations. Grace is also involved with staff training and supervision of staff. When not at the office, you may find Grace playing volleyball, practicing yoga or enjoying the outdoors.
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CPHR

Jordan McLean

Jordan McLean joined Rolfe Benson LLP as Human Resources Manager in July 2019. As HR Manager, Jordan specializes in the areas of employee relations, engagement, talent management, health and safety and learning and development. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Victoria, and attained her Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation in 2012. When not at the office she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, skiing and spending many hours on the softball field.
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CPA, CA

Brent Morning-Smith

Brent Morning-Smith received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2006 and joined Rolfe Benson LLP in 2019. Brent’s areas of practice include providing business advisory, assurance and tax services to small to mid-sized private businesses and to not-for-profit organizations. Brent’s experience includes serving clients in a number of industries including real estate, hospitality, professional services and film and television. Brent’s hobbies include skiing, hiking and playing ultimate Frisbee.
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CPA, CA

Gurman Sara

Gurman Sara received her Chartered Accountant designation in 2014 and joined Rolfe Benson LLP in January 2019. Gurman has a broad range of experience in providing assurance and accounting services for clients of all sizes. Her industry experience includes real estate, manufacturing, retail, technology and not-for-profit. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes two young daughters.

Career Opportunities

Rolfe Benson is seeking qualified applicants for the following opportunities. To be considered for a position, please email your resume to careers@rolfebenson.com. Only those individuals short-listed for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining our team. All jobs are based in Vancouver.

CPA Full Time Student
On Location
Full Time
Staff Accountant
On Location
Full Time
Senior Tax Manager
On Location
Full Time
Payroll Administrator / Bookkeeper
On Location
Full Time

Paid Overtime

We expect the best and that sometimes requires working extended hours. We always pay you for what you contribute in overtime.

Development

We help you grow your career through ongoing professional development, mentoring and guidance.

Client Interaction

We offer all of our team exposure to a variety of clients giving you outstanding growth opportunities in accounting and financial advisory.