Karen Matthews

Karen Matthews Degrees, Designation, Diplomas, and Certificates:
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Chartered Professional Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Diploma of Administration
  • Advanced Toastmaster – Gold

Teaching Specialties:

  • Advanced Financial Accounting 
  • Canadian Income Tax I & II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting I & II

Accomplishments:

  • Staff advisor Okanagan College Accounting Club
  • Staff advisor for learning assistants in the library
  • Delivered the keynote address at SIAST Palliser graduation
  • Taught Intermediate Accounting to Kyrgyz students through a Russian interpreter.  I prepared and wrote a manual to accompany the instruction
  • Prepared and wrote a manual for students to accompany Financial Accounting I distance education class.  I also prepared instructional videotapes for the course
  • Prepared and wrote a manual for extension instructors to aid in their teaching of Taxation II

Associations and Board Memberships:

  • Currently a member in good standing of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC

Business Experience:

  • Delivered workshops to business various topics
  • Director of Finance for the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations
  • Controller for Crest Craft Inc.
  • Auditor with Canada Revenue Agency

Teaching Experience:

  • Taught in the Accounting and the Administration departments in colleges for the past 25 years