J.Rolland Vaive

CPA, CA, LPA, TEP, CPA (Illinois)

Rolland Vaive obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1993 and founded the firm in 2003. Rolland’s vision for Vaive and Associates is to be a firm that offers excellent advice, delivers the highest level of service and is recognized as trusted advisors to all of the firm’s clients.

In addition to his role as the firm’s Managing Partner, Rolland leads the Vaive and Associates income tax practice. Rolland has practiced Canadian taxation for 25 years and regularly advises on matters of corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and matters affecting high net worth individuals. Rolland has completed the CPA Canada In-Depth tax programme, as well as the specialized courses on Corporate Reorganizations, Wealth Preservation and Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner-Managed Business. Rolland is also certified as a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).

Rolland previously served as the president of the Ottawa Chartered Accountant’s Association and was a part time professor at the University of Ottawa. In his spare time, Rolland enjoys travelling, swinging golf clubs and sampling craft beer.


John Wright


John achieved his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 1992. He has over 30 years of experience working at national and regional tax and accounting firms in Canada. John’s reputation stems from providing high quality assurance engagements and business advisory services to owner-managed entities.

His experience includes conducting and directing assurance engagements for service, automobile dealerships, manufacturing, real estate and construction and professional entities as well as not-for-profit and charitable organizations. He works closely with clients to ensure that they are provided with timely advice and assistance on corporate matters. He also acts in an external CFO capacity for clients.

John is an ambassador of the profession, mentoring students and speaking at events to encourage new students to join the profession. A former member of the governing council of CPA Ontario, he remains an active participant in that association. Currently, John is also the Treasurer of the Bruyère Hospital Foundation. He has also been the chair, vice chair and treasurer of a number of other local non-profit and charitable organizations. John is married, has 2 adult children and is an avid golfer.


Rob Moffatt


Rob obtained his CA designation in 1983 and was a partner for seventeen years with Moffatt LeBel Chartered Accountants before joining Vaive and Associates.  His practice has been focused in the areas of accounting, tax preparation, planning, and advice to small business owners, professionals, and individuals.

Rob has considerable experience in the real estate sector and over the term of his career has overseen the development, acquisition, and management of over 300 residential units in a variety of projects as well as numerous retail and commercial ventures. He has assisted with the financing of many multi-residential and commercial real estate projects.

In addition to Rob’s business experience he served on the Board of Directors of the National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA for fifteen years and was the Board Chair for two terms, from 1999 to 2002.

He has also served as Vice President of the Ottawa Unit Council of the Canadian Cancer Society for a one year term, and was Treasurer of the Sandy Hill Minor Hockey Association from 1992 until 2007.


Lucie Berube


Lucie started her career in public accounting in 1999 when she joined Moffatt LeBel Chartered Accountants LLP...

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Justine Beneteau

Office Manager

Justine joined Vaive and Associates in 2013 as an administrative assistant while completing her degree...

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Laurie Beneteau


Laurie has more than 25 years of accounting experience in both corporate and public accountant roles. In 1999...

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Andrew Payeur


Andrew graduated from the Carleton University Sprott School of Business in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting. He joined the firm ...

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Kim Marcheterre


Kim has many years of accounting experience in the construction industry. She studied accounting at Algonquin College. She is planning..

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Erica Bracey

Senior Staff Accountant

Erica is a graduate from the University of the Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management who began employment with...

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Matt Anderson

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Staff Accountant

Matt is a graduate of the Telfer School of Business at the University of Ottawa. He started with the firm as a..

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Gary Lowe


Gary has been in public accounting since 1987 and is a member of CPA Canada and CPA Ontario, having ...

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Quintin Northcote

Senior Staff Accountant

Quintin graduated from McMaster University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree ...

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Faith Castonguay

Administrative Assistant

Faith has an Office Administration certificate from Algonquin College and enjoys using her knowledge to assist the firm in any administrative tasks.

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Kevin Hughes


Kevin graduated from Nipissing University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Accounting...

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Jenny Xu

Staff Accountant

Jenny graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2018 after completing the Master of Accounting program and passing the CFE...

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Juliette Glover

Administrative Assistant

Juliette is the most recent addition to the Vaive and Associates administrative team, joining in 2019. She is a graduate from Concordia University...

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Sam Theriault


Sam has done bookkeeping for various small to medium entities. She is a natural problem-solver, loves organizing the world around her...

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Sunny Deb

Staff Accountant

Sunny is a graduate of the Telfer School of Business at the University of Ottawa. He started with the firm in 2019 as a co-op...

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James McGillvray

Staff Accountant

James graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2020 with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting...

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