About us

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Southbrook Accounting was founded by Nathan Helder, the president of Gelderman Landscape Services and Southbrook Consulting, alongside his trusted business partner, Jordan Hoek, CPA, CA.

Southbrook Accounting provides the solution to many of these constraints - customized, flexible, and fully managed accounting services and strategic financial advice.

Nathan and Jordan created Southbrook Accounting to fill a gap in the marketplace, serving customers in the trades sectors, who they understand so well. They know firsthand the number of hats these business owners wear and the constraints and pressures they face each day.

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Nathan Helder
Nathan Helder

Co-founder & President

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Nathan Helder is the co-founder of Southbrook Accounting, an offshoot of Southbrook Consulting.

Nathan is also the CEO of Gelderman Landscape Services and the Co-Owner of Arizona Outdoor Solutions, so he knows firsthand what it means to operate a successful business in the skilled trades profession. He provides innovative leadership and direction to each company to promote growth and profitability.

Nathan also volunteers his time and expertise in several forums and publications. These include Landscape Ontario's Tradeshow Committee, Landscape Ontario Trades Magazine, and the Business Executive Organization of Burlington and Hamilton, where he acted as President. Nathan was also instrumental in founding Landscape Ontario's Environmental Stewardship Committee.

Nathan earned his bachelor's Degree in Science from the University of Guelph. He is happily married to his wife, Michelle, and has two wonderful children.

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Jordan Hoek

Co-founder & Managing Partner

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Jordan is the co-founder of Southbrook Accounting, an offshoot of Southbrook Consulting.

Jordan earned his CA designation working in public practice and then moved into a controller role in management at several construction and manufacturing companies. Here, he realized the gap that exists in what small businesses require from their accountants versus what is actually available and accessible.

Southbrook Accounting was formed to address this gap in the market, aiming to be a partner to service-based businesses. Southbrook handles the technical accounting requirements, allowing clients to focus on what they do best, growing their business.

Jordan enjoys working with clients and the rest of the team to put great systems in place and to help clients sustainably grow.

Jordan is happily married and has three beautiful children. Working remotely allows him to spend more time on the things he loves and less time commuting.

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Gloria-Albert
Gloria Albert

Senior Accountant

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Gloria Albert is an Accountant and Payroll Administrator at Southbrook Accounting. 

Gloria earned her degree in Accounting from Redeemer University and has a certification as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP). She brings excellent accounting and payroll experience to Southbrook, having worked and supported businesses in construction and other industries. 

At Southbrook Accounting, Gloria appreciates their people-first approach. She enjoys working for a modern, forward-thinking accounting company that goes above and beyond with its services. 

Outside of work, Gloria enjoys camping, swimming, baking, and spending time with her husband and pets. 

Trevor Brown
Trevor Brown

Tax Associate

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Trevor is a Senior Accountant at Southbrook Accounting and currently resides in Saltcoats, SK.

Trevor is a finance and accounting professional with over 35 years of experience, including 20 years in public practice supporting clients with accounting, audit, and taxation needs. He has also been in the private sector as a controller and then as manager of financial reporting for a public company. 

Trevor loves accounting and enjoys helping clients, owners and managers with their processes and bookkeeping needs while watching them succeed in all aspects of their respective businesses.

He joined Southbrook to get back to what he knows and does best, helping clients.

Trevor enjoys curling, hockey and football (Go Riders) and spending time with his wonderful wife Karen and 3 adult children.

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Trina Moser

Accounting Associate

Learn about Trina

Trina Moser is a Senior Accountant at Southbrook Accounting, born and raised in Calgary. 

Trina followed her fascination with ancient history and earned her degree in Archaeology at the University of Calgary. During her studies, a small mechanic's shop approached her to run their bookkeeping and administration. She worked her way up to General Manager and Controller with hard work and an eagerness to learn. 

At Southbrook Accounting, Trina enjoys working with various clients and helping them with their business operations. 

In her spare time, Trina continues to learn, travel, and explore the world's ancient wonders. She also enjoys studying new languages, with conversational Spanish and Arabic as recent additions. Spending time with friends and family and reading can be added to her favourite pastimes. 

Martha Solis
Martha Solis

Accountant

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Martha was born and raised in Guatemala City and moved to Canada in Dec 2010.  She has a Bookkeeping Certificate from Fanshawe College and graduated from Universidad Francisco Marroquin with a Bachelor of Accounting.

Martha has over 20 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance, extensive background in all facets of full life cycle accounting and finance, including bookkeeping, budgeting, accounts receivable/payable, taxation, and payroll.

Martha is fluent in Spanish and enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

Brandy Hansen
Brandy Hansen

Accountant

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Brandy earned her Advanced Diploma in Business Administration-Accounting at Durham College.  She has extensive accounting and payroll experience working within a wide range of industries in both the public and private sectors. At Southbrook Accounting, Brandy enjoys working directly with clients to ensure that all of their accounting needs are met.  Brandy is happily married to her husband, John, and has one fun-loving daughter.  In her spare time, Brandy enjoys being at the race car track and spending time with her family and friends. 

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Benjamin Gordon

Senior Bookkeeper

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Benjamin Gordon is a Senior bookkeeper at Southbrook Accounting and currently lives in Hague, SK.

Benjamin earned his accounting diploma at Saskatoon Business College and has worked in accounting firms furthering his knowledge and understanding of the industry for the last seven years. His focus is on good bookkeeping practice and making sure that the client has a well organized and easy-to-understand file.

Benjamin has always strived for top-level bookkeeping and he loves the attention to detail and the high level of organization that Southbrook achieves.

Benjamin enjoys a number of activities besides crunching numbers. He loves playing soccer when he's not healing from an injury as well as many other outdoor activities such as snowboarding, camping, fishing, and kayaking.

Donna-Schenkel
Donna Schenkel

Executive Assistant

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Donna Schenkel is an Executive Assistant at Southbrook Accounting.

Donna earned her diploma in Administration Management from Conestoga College and has extensive experience supporting mid and senior-level managers across various industries.

At Southbrook Accounting, Donna supports Nathan, Jordan, and the rest of the team. She enjoys being a part of a growing company that genuinely wants to help its clients succeed and where all team members work together to accomplish their goals.

In Donna's spare time, you can find her walking with a friend, rollerblading, camping, hiking, canoeing, or sitting at the water's edge watching her boys fish.

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