John Larratte

John Laratta


5103 51 Street

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories   X1A 1S9


John has been in public practice for over 38 years. He assists clients in audit, accounting, income tax, and consulting. He provides consulting on projects such as: accounting operations; developing and delivering training courses; conducting program evaluations in collaboration with a credentialed evaluator; assisting with budget development and monitoring; assisting with implementation of accounting systems; general tax; and operational advice. His special consulting engagements include evaluation, review and implementation of systems, controls review, and ensuring efficiency and economy in operations. He is responsible for a number of large and complex audits in private and public sectors.

John was the Director of Government Accounting for the Government of the Northwest Territories from 1993 to 1995 where he was responsible for financial reporting and financial operations. From 1986 to 1993, John served as First Vice President, Finance, at the Arctic College, where he established all the necessary corporate and management systems.

John's Expertise

Service Focus
Industry Focus
Service Focus
  • Advisory
  • Audit
  • Valuations l Forensics l Litigation
Industry Focus
  • Indigenous Services
  • Not for Profit 
  • Professional Services Firms
  • Public sector
  • Wholesale and Distribution

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Northwest Territories and Nunavut 
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario 


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation 
  • Chartered Public Accountant designation
  • Chartered Accountant designation

Community Involvement

  • Founding member and Treasurer, True North Rotary Club
  • Former president, NWT/NU Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Former member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Council of Presidents
  • Former Director, Prospects North
  • Former Director, Arctic Winter Games, Yellowknife