Candace Surette

Candace Surette

Director, Quality

500 - 1620 Dickson Avenue

Kelowna, British Columbia  V1Y 9Y2


As the Director of Quality at Crowe MacKay, Candace supports a strong, ethical culture of quality assurance. She has expert level knowledge and serves as a technical resource for IFRS, ASPE and NFPO standards, as well as audit and other assurance standards including the analysis and application of CPABC's (and other provinces) code of professional conduct. Candace demonstrates leadership and management abilities including the scheduling and administration of short and long-term assurance engagements on both an individual project and office basis. She is involved in the management of professional development on both an individual and office basis including those articling through CPA's PEP program (with experience as a CPA PEP mentor) and working with experienced professionals. Candace works with small to medium sized businesses to balance financial reporting requirements with practical, needs-driven options, that work with a business’s resources and constraints. In addition to working with external clients, Candace is involved in Crowe MacKay’s system of quality control including the performance of quality controls reviews, monitoring and assessment, and application of internal controls.

Candace has over 10 years of experience in the retail industry, matched with 10 years of accounting that helps her work with clients, delivering solutions that consider costs, not just in money, but in time and resources.

Candace's Expertise

Service Focus
Industry Focus
Service Focus
  • Audit
  • Tax
  • Advisory
Industry Focus
  • Aviation
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia
  • Former Director, Chartered Professional Accountants (Okanagan Chapter)


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, specialty in accounting, Okanagan College 
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) 

Community Involvement

  • Treasurer, Kelowna Art Gallery 
  • Former Treasurer, Alternator Center for Contemporary Art
  • Rotary Now member