Chartered Professional Accountant
Jerry J. Copuroglu was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated the Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences in 1978 and obtained his B.A. designation. After working as an Accounting Manager for a Construction Company and traveling to Middle East to audit different accounting methods used by company’s sites, he came to Toronto in 1985. Having worked for an accounting firm for 3 years, he started his own practice in 1990 and obtained the C.G.A. designation in 2000. Jerry Copuroglu is authorized to practise public accounting by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. Jerry completed the CICA In-Depth Tax Course, Part I , Part II and Part III.
Jerry has also earned the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and plays a key role in helping the firm’s clients strengthen their internal controls. CFEs who specialize in fraud detection in the fields of accounting and auditing must demonstrate experience as an accountant or auditor and are responsible for detecting and deterring fraud by evaluating accounting systems for weaknesses, designing internal controls, determining the degree of organizational fraud risk, interpreting financial data for unusual trends and following up on fraud indicators.