About Mary Pougnet and White Lotus Accounting Services
Mary Pougnet is a business owner and entrepreneur with a wide variety of interests. Mary Pougnet is the Founder of White Lotus Accounting Services. White Lotus Accounting Services specializes in Outsourced Accounting Services for small to mid-sized businesses, the self-employed, Sole Proprietors and Corporations. I provide Accounting and Bookkeeping Services, Cloud Accounting, Payroll and a full suite of Tax Services for both businesses and personal taxes. Virtual Controller and Virtual CFO Services can be provided upon request. Additionally, I provide Business Consulting and Business Start-up Services.
Tax services include Personal Tax Returns for individuals and families, Sole Proprietor T1 Tax Returns and T2 Corporate Tax Returns for both Sole Proprietor and Incorporated small and mid-sized businesses.
With 37+ years of Business, Finance, Accounting and Tax experience in the private sector, I have a deep, comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges many business owners face with their finances and accounting. I’m empathetic to the unique needs of my clients in today’s changing economy & the many changes in lifestyle dynamics and pressures that are faced today.
I’m a person who loves business and all the challenges that come with it. I’m energized and committed to finding practical and enduring solutions to challenges and obstacles. I’m experienced, efficient, effective and organized, results oriented and client focused.
I bring my financial expertise and skills, combined with my solid business knowledge and experience to each situation. I enjoy helping people and businesses grow, applying sound business practices and principles, advising on financial planning and optimizing systems and procedures to operate in a more cost effective manner, thereby enhancing productivity, accountability and enhancing your bottom line.
Specialties include: Full Cycle Accounting & Bookkeeping, Cloud Accounting, Accounting System Set-up & Optimization, Corporate, Sole Proprietor & Personal Tax Returns, Controllership & Business Consulting.
On a personal note, I'm an Esotericist & following my passions, I continue with my studies in Esoteric Psychology, Spirituality, Metaphysics, Ancient Wisdom, Shamanism, Consciousness, Esoteric Astrology and Esoteric Healing, Theta Healing & Reiki.
After living many years in the Toronto and Collingwood area, I relocated to Ottawa in 2010 and thoroughly enjoy this beautiful city. I’m a past Member of the Rotary Club of Collingwood, Past Board Member & Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors for United Way of South Georgian Bay, Volunteer Speaker for Canadian Blood Services & past committee member of Wasaga Beach Community Policing.
Please feel free to check out the "My Why" page for more information.
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I offer you a wide variety of services and options to ensure the proper financial management of your business and your personal finances, in a way that best suits your own unique needs. I work closely with you to provide insight and assistance in the financial management of your business, providing you with timely financial statements and reports to assist you in making well informed and timely decisions around your business finances and operations, and your personal financial tax planning.