CPA , CA, B. Comm., TEPSenior Partner
Les specializes in strategic consulting, financing and analysis for a variety of industries and disciplines and is an expert in dealing with owner managed businesses.
Les has been a partner with the firm since 1989 and has more than 35 years of experience in accounting and auditing and taxation. His practice focuses on a number of key niches, including manufacturing, IT related businesses, franchising, real estate, and professional service firms (doctors, lawyers etc.). Les also has significant expertise in estate planning and family succession planning.
In the manufacturing arena, he works with companies to help clients comply with financing and financial reporting requirements as well as to understand and analyze cost systems for operations and potential acquisitions and divestitures. Les also serves as a trusted advisor to owner managed businesses and also works with both active and potential franchisors and franchisees. His work with franchisors includes compliance work, expansion consulting, and succession planning. He also assists clients with prospective acquisitions and divestitures from a strategic and taxation perspective. Les is involved on an ongoing basis offering financial and profitability consulting to his clients – during good times and bad – to help them improve both their bottom line and achieve their goals to gain a better quality of life. He also regularly assists clients with obtaining and renegotiating their financing for with various financial institutions and 3rd party lenders.
Les a graduate of the University of Toronto and is married with three children. He is also a member of the Canadian and Ontario Institutes of Chartered Accountants, Society of Trust and Estate Planners, and the Canadian Tax Foundation. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, Society of Trust and Estate Planners, and the Canadian Tax Foundation. He is also a past president of the York District Chartered Professional Accountants Association.
CPA, CASenior Partner
Sydney Muskat, senior partner with Harris & Partners LLP for the past 30 years. While Sydney is a generalist in all accounting and tax matters, he is a specialist with medical/dental practices, food services, gaming and event theatres and food distribution businesses. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Daniel joined Harris & Partners in 2008 and became a partner in 2018. Daniel has over 18 years of public accounting experience, ranging from audit and accounting expertise to assisting owner managed small businesses with general taxation related advisory work.
Daniel has experience with clients involved in manufacturing, franchising, construction, real estate, professional services (including doctors and dentists), child day-care, places of worship, condominium corporations, and financial and investment management services.
Daniel shares responsibility for implementing and updating Harris & Partners overall standards of quality assurance and compliance with ongoing assurance standards.
Daniel is passionate about researching upcoming new accounting and assurance standards and new and upcoming developments in taxation as applicable to Harris & Partners valued client base.
Daniel has a Bachelors of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto, and is married with three children. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
CPA, CA, CPA-IsraelPartner
Sigal specializes in various accounting and taxation areas mainly for owner-managed businesses
Sigal has been with the firm since 2004 and became a partner in 2020. Sigal has more than 17 years of experience in auditing and review engagements, business consulting and advisory services and various areas of taxation. Her expertise is in taxation and accounting for individuals, trusts, non-residents, and with a variety of industries including real estate development and rental roperties, franchises, professional corporations, holding company structures, and more.
Sigal is a strong believer in progress and continued professional and systems improvements with the goal of efficiency, transparency and optimal results, and advocates her belief within the firm and with the clients, by timely and on-going communication and support to the clients and their team in the successful applications of business operations, taxation and accounting needs.
Sigal has a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Accounting from Bar-Ilan University In Israel and is married with two children. She is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, and a Designated CPA in the State of Israel.
Ian specializes in accounting and taxation issues mainly for owner managed businesses.
Ian is a principal of the firm and has been with the firm for over 20 years. Previously, he was a partner with a large Toronto based public accounting firm. Ian has more than 40 years of experience in public accounting, business consulting and advisory services and various areas of taxation. His expertise is in taxation and accounting for individuals, trusts, non residents doing business in Canada, and with a variety of industries including real estate development and rental properties, franchises, professional corporations, holding companies structures, entertainment and more.
Ian works closely with our clients and their accounting teams, and supports our clients in the successful applications of business operations, taxation and accounting needs.
Ian has a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics from York University In Canada, and an Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.