B.Com, B.Ed, CA
Biki graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Commerce in 1999. In 2001 he graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Education – Business. He then went on and became a high school Business Education Teacher. In 2005 he started articling as a Chartered Accounting student and later graduated with a Chartered Accountant designation. His focus is on owner managed clients and helping them understand how to accomplish their objectives.
In 2007 Biki moved to the Okanagan. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Biki enjoys the water, fishing, playing hockey with the family and watching the Vancouver Canucks.
Katy moved to the Okanagan in 2007 from Vancouver and brings 7 years of public practice experience to the firm. Prior to being in public practice Katy has several years’ experience in the private industry as a bookkeeper. Katy obtained a diploma in accounting in 2005 and has her level 2 Canada Payroll Association certificate and is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor. She primarily focuses her time at Kochhar & Co. working on year end accounting, full cycle bookkeeping and income tax returns.
Katy spends her free time fishing and camping with her husband and 2 dogs. She enjoys cooking and trying new recipes as well as soaking in the beautiful Okanagan sun.
Julie has lived in Penticton for most of her years. She worked in the public practice prior to having her children and has earned accreditation in tax preparation as well as obtaining certification in many accounting related courses and software. She has spent the last five years in the private industry as a bookkeeper serving many companies in her home town of Penticton which has enabled her the flexibility required to raise three young children.
Julie spends her time raising three young children and running along side of them as they enjoy their extra curricular activities. When time permits she loves laughing with friends, doing crafts with her kids and just cuddling up all three while watching a movie.
Sandi lives in Vancouver and brings 18 years of bookkeeping and small business consulting experience to the firm. Prior to being in public practice Sandi worked for several years for a Trust Company latterly as an assistant manager and licensed mutual fund broker. After successfully completing 1st and 2nd year accounting and business management courses she embarked on her accounting career becoming proficient in QuickBooks, a Certified ProAdvisor, and in Simply Accounting. Her time at Kochhar & Co. is focused on year-end accounting, full-cycle bookkeeping and income tax returns.
Sandi enjoys rowing and sailing with her husband and spending time with her 3 grown children.