Our Team

At Complete Bookkeeping Services Inc, we really enjoy what we do. We take pride in making order from chaos, in getting down to the bottom line. And we love helping our clients succeed by discovering new opportunities for decreasing costs and increasing revenue.

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Maria Chovaz
CPB, Certified Professional Bookkeeper
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
email: maria@completebookkeeping.ca

During her 30 years of bookkeeping experience, Maria has worked with law firms, major fuel companies, pharmacy franchises and the actuarial division of an insurance company. She has achieved the highest professional designation for a bookkeeper (certified by the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada). In addition, Maria has more than 400 hours of computer software training and over 300 hours of training in conflict management and interpersonal communication skills.

Although Maria’s bookkeeping experience dates back to a time when accounts were recorded manually in ledgers, she embraces technology and encourages her clients to do so as well. Not only does Maria use the most up-to-date software in her practice, she is qualified to train others on their proper use.

Although Maria was born in Greece, she has lived most of her life in Guelph. She is fluent in Greek, speaks some German and is active in her community. Maria has helped out at the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Guelph Wellington Crisis Line and the Welcome In Drop in Centre. Currently, she volunteers as bookkeeper for a local charitable organization. Her hobbies and interests include cooking, reading, ballroom dancing, hiking, going to baseball games and fishing.

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Steve Chovaz, B. Math
Sr. Accountant
Tax Consultant
email: steve@completebookkeeping.ca

Steve’s experience encompasses Senior Accounting positions with chartered accounting firms and various managerial positions in the accounting and finance departments of manufacturing and distribution companies. Steve enjoys using his talents to assist his clients and help them succeed. In addition to completing personal and corporate tax reporting requirements, Steve prepares corporate and personal income tax returns.

Steve’s diverse volunteer activities have included coaching 5 to 7-year-olds soccer and various levels of baseball. He has held positions on boards of directors of various charitable organizations. Currently, Steve is Board President of a charitable organization in Guelph. He has a special interest in hockey and enjoys watching his 7-year-old grandson play. He is an avid baseball fan and attends as many games as possible during the season. Steve enjoys being outdoors, playing golf and bird watching.