Rooted in, and Supporting, The Local Community
At Davison Accounting our trusted team provides a full suite of accounting and advisory services. Situated in Windsor, we have served Nova Scotia businesses for over 20 years. We are results driven while being authentic in our approach. We take the time to consult with you regarding the steps you can take now, to put your business in a stronger, and more secure position in the future. We seek to gain a thorough understanding each of your specific business goals and objectives, setting the foundation for a tailored roadmap to achieve success.
Accounting & advisory services for over 20 years
We are well equipped to provide you with business planning, consulting, & tax services.
Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) are committed to the highest standards of professionalism. For our team of CPAs, our standards are even higher as we offer a deep understanding of your business and what it means to you. We help you tackle critical business challenges. We assess your financial data, its impact on your organizational performance, and how it can be used to deliver exception results for your business plan and strategy. We want to work with you to be a success!
We work with many organizations. If you're a startup just learning the ropes, we can partner with you to support your development and growth. If you're a well established business looking to expand into different markets or pivot, we can supply the expertise needed to support your plans and make them a success.
Meet Our Team
Laura Davison is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) who works with clients providing professional accounting, corporate and personal tax services. Laura knows that her clients want her to be their partner when solving problems with them.
Laura has supported businesses through every stage of growth from launching their business to selling their business.
Laura has three decades of experience easing the stress of clients when dealing with complex problems. Laura holds a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University.
Lianne Giswold is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) who specializes in working with businesses to solve problems and enable growth. Lianne knows that clients need stress free interactions when dealing with these accounting and tax requirements. Lianne loves working with new businesses to launch and existing businesses to grow.
Lianne has three decades of experience working closely with clients delivering success stories. Lianne holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Laura Maddox is an accounting technician focused on working with her clients to provide timely reporting and remittances. Laura knows that clients want her to create real relationships when they work together.
Laura specializes in keeping clients onside with CRA for both corporate and personal tax.
Laura has three decades of experience creating relationships with a variety of clients. Laura holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Mount Allison University.
Michelle Smith is an experienced Accountant focused on working directly with her corporate clients to deliver timely year-end financials and tax returns. Michelle's clients know they can depend on her.
Michelle's clients trust her to look after their financial interests.
Michelle has over twenty years' accounting experience working in public practice with a variety of clients.
What Our Clients Say
History of our Firm
Serving Windsor And Area For Over 20 Years.
Laura Davison is a CPA, CGA, chartered in 2005 and Lianne Giswold is a CPA, CMA chartered in 1997. Both Laura and Lianne have worked in in the accounting field for 20+ years and have owned their own individual businesses for many years.
Laura started as an accountant with a firm in the Annapolis Valley, and decided after having four children to try self-employment, opening Davison Accounting. Lianne has worked a varied career in Corporate Finance and has been self-employed as a project manager since 2010.
Laura and Lianne have been working together in public practice at Davison Accounting since 2016 and have grown the business together from a small part time practice to the thriving boutique firm that currently employs five full time people, including three accountants, two bookkeepers and an office administrator.
"Our personal goals are simply to provide financial security for our families and to achieve work-life balance. Between us we have seven teenagers and it is important to spend time as a family. Owing our own business provides that flexibility, enabling us to work from home at times and to be closely involved in our children's lives, and our community." - Lianne Giswold, Managing Partner