Our Team


Tatiana Avdeeva

Tatiana Avdeeva, president of A-Accounting, is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper with CPB Canada, certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for both QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop. Tatiana is a go-to person, she enjoys each and every day of her professional life. In her spare time when she is not crunching numbers or playing with the cat, Tatiana loves to read fiction or take a bike ride in the park.

Caitlin Pletz

Caitlin Pletz comes from a dynasty of accountants and bank managers and has inherited their love for numbers. In addition to her degree in bookkeeping, she has obtained QBO Advanced Certification, QB Desktop Certification, and TSheets Certification. Caitlin names Hubdoc to be her favourite app. Caitlin has been with A-Accounting since she obtained her degree and her professional growth is constant and consistent, she is now acting as the company’s payroll officer. Caitlin likes to spend her free time with family and friends, camping, boating, trail riding and fishing.

Evgeniya Chizhova

Evgeniya (Jane) Chizhova has vast experience in bookkeeping and accounting. Evgeniya received her Accounting Diploma from Seneca College. Additionally, Evgenia has QBO Advanced Certification and TSheet Certification. She says that the accounting field fits her perfectly because she can think logically and keep everything in order as if it were magic. A mother of two, she loves to spend time with her family and especially her lovely granddaughter. In her leisure time she enjoys walking, biking and exploring the great Canadian outdoors.

Caity Smyck

Caity Smyck completed her Diploma of Accounting at SAIT in Calgary while working full-time as an accounting clerk. She moved to Ottawa in 2019 to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting at the University of Ottawa. Caity is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. As part of the A-Accounting team, Caity is always ready to provide an extra set of hands to get all the numbers right—and tell a good joke or story to cheer everyone up. When she is not working or going to school, Caity can usually be found hanging out with her dogs or taking in all the theatre she can find around Ottawa.

Heloise Taurignan

Heloise Taurignan has been working in the field for over 20 years. She received her general accounting diploma from UQAM. Heloise has vast experience in bookkeeping and accounting for various businesses, from construction to wholesale to dental clinics. She constantly expands her knowledge and skills. Heloise has QBO Advanced Certification and TSheet Certification and is looking to become a Certified Professional Bookkeeper with CPB Canada. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors with her husband, two children and friends—whatever the activity, as long as it is outside!

Atif Rashid

Atif Rashid completed his MBA and CPA-CMA at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. He moved to Ottawa in 2018 to join the public service. He has worked for banking, insurance, and environmental services industries. In his free time, he volunteers for Riverside South Community Association and Steve MacLean Public School Council as a Treasurer. Atif is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. He joined A-Accounting as a Bookkeeper in 2021 with a keen interest in payroll administration. He strongly believes in continuous learning and providing superior client service. Atif likes learning new bookkeeping apps. He finds Wagepoint to be his favorite app.

Anna Avdeeva

Anna has over 3 years of experience working as an administrative assistant. She graduated from Carleton University with a BA in Greek and Roman Studies. She has a keen interest in languages, both modern and ancient, and has extensive experience in translation. When she is not busy organizing the inner workings of the company and making sure everything runs smoothly, she enjoys reading, playing DnD and other tabletop games.
Long time ago we were kids. Happy, funny, maybe cute! Can you figure out who is who here?