Bio of Scott Walker, CAFM

Scott is an Assurance Partner at MNP. He achieved his Chartered Accountant designation in January 2002 and was awarded the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager designation in May 2006. Scott has over 20 years of assurance experience.

In addition to running a practice focused on Public Sector assurance work, Scott provides peer review functions for First Nation audit clients in Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec.  He is involved in all the First Nation and public sector audit engagements performed by the Leduc office.  This experience has provided Scott with a unique perspective, being fluent in four of the major accounting frameworks in Canada, being PSAS, ASPE, IFRS, and ASNPO.

Scott has been recognized as a First Nations specialist, and is the National Audit Director for MNP’s Indigenous Services niche.  In this role he oversees many of the assurance issues facing Indigenous clients across Canada and is involved in shaping the Firm’s position on financial reporting, FNFTA, and other issues.  He was the Alberta Provincial Director of MNP’s Indigenous Services niche from 2012 – 2016.  In addition, Scott is part of MNP’s internal Quality Management team, which reviews the work done by other MNP offices annually.  He is also a member of the firm’s Assurance Executive Committee, which advises on Quality Assurance and guides the strategic direction of MNP’s audit and assurance work.

Form 2002 – 2015, Scott was on the faculty of the Banff Centre, where he lectured and co-authored the Indigenous Leadership and Management Development program.