“We always strive to meet clients’ needs to the highest standard we believe they deserve.”

Our Company

The vision and belief underlying R Anderson & Associates Inc. approach to tax, business advisory and accounting services is to deliver the highest standards of service to ensure quality financial reporting, regulatory and tax compliance coupled with sound business advice. We strive to earn the respect, trust and confidence of our clients by working side by side with them understanding their needs, goals and objectives and by designing solutions to allow them to achieve success.

From Port Alberni Valley to the West Coast municipalities of Tofino and Ucluelet to Parksville and Qualicum, we provide professional accounting, tax, advisory and bookkeeping services including Public Sector and Non-Profit audit, Taxation – Canadian and U.S. Personal and Corporate/ Not for Profit Tax Compliance, Estate Tax Planning and General Business Advisory Services.

Our Approach

Our personalized approach is to assist our clients in developing practical and customized business solutions that will enable them to solve their financial challenges and meet their financial goals. We understand that examining financial statements, ensuring tax and audit compliance and balancing the books are only parts of the process for our clients. We strongly believe that by providing perspective and advice to assist our clients in the day-to-day management and the larger decisions their company faces, is just as crucial.

We strive to deliver solutions that enables open and honest communication and cultivates an in-depth knowledge and understanding of your unique needs. We promise an on-going involvement of the partners responsible for serving you and want to ensure we make a valuable contribution to proactive business and administrative practices that allow you to focus and grow your business. Financial decisions matter and we want to help you make better ones. Our team of accounting professionals can provide the necessary guidance to support your success.

It all begins and ends with you, our client.

Our History

R. Anderson & Associates Inc., formerly Duncan Sabine Collyer Partners LLP, first opened its doors in the Alberni Valley in 1939. Former managing partner, Robert Duncan, joined Mr. George Dunbar and Mrs. Dot Sandison as partner in 1978. When Dunbar and Sandison retired in 1981, Mr. Donald Jones joined the firm as the audit partner. The practice is a long term Central Vancouver Island firm with the main office in Port Alberni and has a very well established and loyal client base as well as long serving employees. The firm services Central Vancouver Island from our main office in Port Alberni, as well as part-time offices in Parksville and Ucluelet.

Our Community

R. Anderson & Associates Inc. cares about what we do and how it impacts our community and we believe very passionately in giving back to the area in which we live and work. The firm supports and does volunteer work with groups such as The Portal Players Dramatic Society, Citizens on Patrol, Pot Luck Ceramics, McLean Mill National Historic Site, Food Bank on the Edge, Alberni Valley Crime Stoppers Society, and Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society to name some of these important community organizations.