The International Society of Female Professionals Recognizes Joanne Dion, CPA, CRMA, CRM


Joanne Dion is Manager of Assurance and Advisory for Welch LLP. She holds her CPA designation, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, CRMA designation, Institute of Internal Auditors, CRM designation, Global Risk Management Institute, and CIA designation, Institute of Internal Auditors (in progress).

Specializing in Public Accounting, Advisory, Financial Accounting, Risk Management, and Internal Controls, she is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She offers many years of experience in mid-sized public accounting firms in the Ottawa area. Her responsibilities as an Assurance Manager include assurance, advisory and consulting engagements.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from York University in Toronto, Joanne continued specialized studies in financial accounting. She made the tough decision to put career aspirations on pause while raising a child and recommenced when the time was right. Having her child attend her CPA graduation ceremony was certainly a proud moment.

Joanne has an intense passion for lifelong learning. Since attaining the Chartered Professional Accountant designation, she has also attained the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), as well as the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. She is also in the process of completing the Certified Internal Audit (CIA) designation through the Institute of Internal Auditors. It is Joanne’s goal to add value to every client engagement with this additional knowledge and expertise.

When not working, Joanne can be found spending quality time with her family, heading to the gym or listening to podcasts.

International Society of Female Professionals Member, Joanne Dion, can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.


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