Dennis Moore

CPA, CGA – Partner

Dennis is one of the founding partners of Pacific CPA LLP. He graduated from Vancouver Island University (formerly Malaspina College) in 1977, and was admitted to the Institute of Certified General Accountants of BC in 1983. Dennis articled with Barclay Tarr Walters & Co., one of the largest firms on Vancouver Island at that time. He later became partner at that firm before co-founding Pacific CPA LLP in 1985. Dennis remains an integral member of the firm and assists clients with a variety of accounting & tax services. When not in the office you will find Dennis spending time with his grandchildren, on the golf course, doing cross-fit or playing pickle ball!

Which Characteristics make you well suited to be an accountant?

For whatever reason, I have always had a mind for accounting and tax. As a young man I decided to take an aptitude test at our local college. The results strongly indicated that I would be well suited for accounting. I thought what the heck, let’s give it a shot! That turned out to be one of the best decisions I have ever made. Accounting and taxes have always clicked for me unlike anything else I have ever done. I can honestly say that I cannot envision myself doing anything else. 

Why are you passionate about what you do?

I find a lot of satisfaction in connecting with people and utilizing my years of experience to help them save money by reducing their taxes; it’s extremely rewarding.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

The child in me would have loved to be a professional hockey player. After discovering that was not in the cards, I feel grateful to be one of the lucky few to have found a career that I am truly passionate about.

What is your favorite practice area?

I enjoy the diversity of work my practice brings me. However, my favorite time of year is personal tax season. I love catching up with all my clients and getting updated on what is new and exciting in their lives.
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