ABOUT US


 

Kevin J. Bowater CPA Professional Corporation is a Chartered Professional Accounting Firm located in Woodstock, NB.  Our firm was established in 1997 upon the acquisition of our predecessor, Donald M. Beattie, CA, who established his public practice in 1978. 

Over the past 24 years, our firm has been offering services for corporate and personal clients in accounting, taxation, consulting and business advisory services.   We highly value the long-term relationships we have made with our clients.


For more information about working with Kevin J. Bowater, CPA and his team, we invite you to contact us by phone at (506) 328-9955 or via email kbowater@nb.aibn.com or visit our location at 106 Richmond Street – Unit 3, Woodstock, NB

 

Our Team

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Kevin Bowater, CPA, CMA
Partner

Kevin established his accounting firm in 1997 upon the acquisition of his predecessors’ firm, Donald M. Beattie, CA.  Kevin joined Don Beattie’s public practice in 1992.  He graduated from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, NB with a BEd, major in accounting, concentration in economics and then went on to obtain his CMA designation.

Prior to public practice, Kevin was employed in various financial positions in transportation as well as truck and farm dealerships.


Kevin enjoys working with clients on taxation, advisory services, business management and business acquisitions and sales.


When he is not in the office, Kevin enjoys spending quality time with his wife Heather, daughter Jenna and son Dane.  He enjoys spending family time camping, travelling, snowmobiling and skiing.

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Greg Mercer, CPA, CA
Partner

Greg was born and raised in Nackawic, NB. After graduating from Nackawick High School in 2001, Greg enrolled in the BBA program at UNB. He graduated from UNB in 2006 with an Honors in accounting,.

Greg obtained his chartered accountant designation in 2008 while working for a national firm in Fredericton NB.

He joined Nicholson & Beaumont in 2010 and became partner in 2013

 

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Heather Bowater,
Manager

Heather was born and raised in Woodstock, NB and graduated from NBCC in 1991.  She was employed with Donald M. Beattie, CA in 1992 where she started her accounting career and then she and her husband Kevin became the new owners of Kevin J. Bowater CPA Professional Corporation in 1997.


Heather enjoys assisting clients with all aspects of accounting from bookkeeping, payroll, tax preparation as well as firm management and work scheduling.


In her free time, Heather enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Kevin and two children, Jenna and Dane along with travelling, camping, swimming and hiking.

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Nicola Boyd,
Accountant

Nicola was born in Glossop, England and finished school in 1991 where she went on to work for Desser & Co Ltd in Manchester, UK as an office clerk for 24 years progressing to company accountant.  In 2014 Nicola and her family immigrated to Canada and settled in Woodstock, NB. 

She started working for Kevin J. Bowater, CPA in 2016 as a Staff Accountant and is responsible for corporate year ends, bookkeeping, payroll, personal and corporate taxes.


In her free time, Nicola enjoys vacationing in a wide selection of countries along with spending time with her 3 children Alicia, Joshua & Olivia and 2 grandchildren Leo & Matt.  She is often found at the gym watching her daughter Olivia play basketball.

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Natasha Brewer, BBA
Accountant

Natasha is originally from Woodstock, NB.  She graduated from University of New Brunswick in 2015 with her BBA, honors in accounting and concentration in economics. 

After working in various accounting roles at Day & Ross and Franchise Management Inc., she joined Kevin J. Bowater, CPA in 2019 where she works as a Staff Accountant on corporate year ends, bookkeeping, payroll and personal and corporate taxes.


In her spare time, Natasha enjoys reading, spending time with family & friends, shopping and facetiming her nieces and nephew.