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Growth and Expansion

Seminars / Workshops
Event Series Event Series: Financial Foundations
Financial Foundations Series - Growth and Expansion Julyu 31st

Join us for Growth and Expansion, part of our Financial Foundations accounting expert series. This seminar is presented by Hawkins & Co. and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Learn about the financial implications of growth on a business and how to analyze and plan for it.

Learning objectives for participants:

  • Determine when business expansion makes sense
  • Understand how to project growth and expansion
  • Know how to react when unexpected growth occurs

Outline:

  • What are the best reasons to grow a business?
  • When is the best time to grow a business?
  • How do we plan for growth and expansion?
  • What are the financial implications of growth?
  • Will growing my business increase my profits?
  • How much cash will we need to expand?
  • What happens if we get unexpected growth?

Presenters: Hawkins & Co.

Jules Hawkins, FCPA, FCA, Co-founder

Jules Hawkins: A transplant from the UK, this Cambridge-educated double-CPA, CA (UK and Ontario) is creating waves in Essex County and beyond. Jules has 15 years of big firm experience in the UK and Toronto, and 10 more years with smaller firms in Windsor. With many other connections in our community (sessional instructor at Odette Business School at the University of Windsor; professional volunteer at the Small Business Centre, and a local Rotarian), Jules has the perfect background to support Windsor–Essex business owners.

Although Jules has worked with businesses of all sizes – from new start-ups to multinational corporations – he particularly enjoys working with small fast-growing companies, owner-managed businesses and non-profit organizations. He stays on top of his professional game by teaching courses and acting as an accredited Practice Inspector for CPA Ontario.

Allison Hawkins, CPA, CA, Co-founder

Allison Hawkins: Fifty percent super accountant, 50% design maven, Allison is the woman behind the Hawkins & Co brand and the talent that make up this firm’s winning profile. With solid experience at PWC, Prudential Life and Pensions UK, Ernst and Young, (UK and Toronto) and Direct Energy, she has built business models to help clients obtain financing, as well as reviewed business processes across a wide range of companies.

Since 2007, she has focused on start-ups and owner managed businesses across Canada, helping them develop and finance their business plans, and set up their accounting and POS systems.

Margaret Deneau, Client Manager

Margaret Deneau: Margaret has been with Hawkins & Co. since early 2016. She received her Post Graduate Certificate in Accounting from the Odette School of Business in 2017 and is currently enrolled in the CPA program, working towards a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

Prior to joining the Hawkins & Co. team, Margaret was a client of Allison and Jules. She owned a local small business and was the winner in 2013 and finalist in 2012 of a Business Excellence Award from the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Margaret also has a Bachelor of Music degree and worked for many years as a professional pianist. Music, the arts, and travel are an integral part of her life, and she spends most of her spare time going on adventures with her children.

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Event Details

In-Person

July 31, 2024

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre
119 Chatham St. W.
Unit 100, ON N9A 5M7 Canada

519-253-6900
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