STAR Company provides high-value full cycle bookkeeping solutions to businesses, professionals and not-for-profits

 
 
 
 

About Us

Sarah Hopen,
Principal

Sarah Hopen is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper and Xero Adviser with over 15 years’ experience working with businesses, professionals, and not-for-profit organizations. She is skilled in developing effective bookkeeping solutions that maximize resources and provide the most useful information for managers. Sarah is a mother of three girls, a competitive dressage rider and avid arts lover.

 

Ademola Olaoti,
Junior Bookkeeper & Client Care Specialist

Ademola is an accounting and finance professional holding over 15 years of experience with over 11 in full-cycle accounting in the FMCG, media, financial services, utilities, and real estate sectors. He is a Certified Xero Advisor; he holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and an associate membership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. 

He also has a video series on YouTube tagged “One Minute with Me” where he discusses accounting and finance related topics.

 

Shirley Marquez,
Administrative Assistant

Shirley Marquez has worked extensively as a bookkeeping assistant and administrator with professionals, small businesses, and arts and culture organizations such as Toronto International Film Festival, Nightwood Theatre, the Royal Conservatory of Music and the Museum of Inuit Art. Shirley attended the National Theatre School and studied Arts Administration at NYU. She has worked as a theatre actor and is currently writing her second novel.

 

Suzanne Robertson,
Senior Bookkeeper

Suzanne completed her Accounting degree at Mohawk College and has worked largely in the Hamilton steel industry as an Accounting Department Supervisor and Assistant to the Controller. She enjoys providing comprehensive and thorough solutions to her clients bookkeeping challenges, and works effectively to develop their financial process and reporting. Suzanne lives on and manages a Highland Cattle beef farm with her husband and two children, and is currently the Regional Treasurer & National Deputy Director for the Canadian Pony Club.

 
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Mani Sankar,
Senior Bookkeeper

Mani competed his undergradute degree in accounting and received his CPA from Papua New Guinea.  Mani is also  a Certified Xero Adviser.  He has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, working in many accounting and finance roles throughout his career, across various industries including consulting, public accounting, government trust companies and hotel. He loves traveling and music.

 
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Sarah Davis,
Reporting Analyst

Sarah brings two decades of accounting experience to her role, with developed skill in change management and administrative leadership. She has a unique background coupled in government funding and community leadership roles, that,combined with her technical abilities, renders her a strong financial analyst. Sarah received her Business Accounting Diploma from Fanshawe College and is a QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor.

Outside of work, Sarah volunteers as a board member for health charities that align with her passions, and she continues to support and consult within the sector she values so much.