About Us

Our team has years of experience and hundreds of satisfied clients.

Chartered Professional Accountant

Jonn Kunickey

Jonn advises corporations and high net-worth individuals on diverse tax matters including corporate reorganizations, tax planning for Canadian inbound investments, personal tax planning, partnership and trust planning, corporate tax compliance.

Jonn also assists owner-managers and their families with estate and succession planning, and post-mortem tax-minimization planning for deceased taxpayers and their beneficiaries.

When he is not at the office working on clients’ files to reduce their tax burden, Jonn can be found riding his Harley on the open road.

Jonn, born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, received an undergraduate in Geology at the University of Manitoba. After his discharge as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, Jonn became a certified high pressure welder and worked on the oil rigs in the Arctic Circle. Jonn’s appetite to learn new and complex things then turned to the world of finance where he pursued his professional accounting designation. Jonn worked in senior financial positions with several large multinational corporations before focusing his attention towards public practice.

Jonn has served as CFO for public listed companies as well as on several local non-profits boards such as the Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Mental Health.

Team Leader

Orchid McGuffie

Orchid is a dynamic, customer focused Team Leader that is committed to making JKC Group the premier Tax and Accounting service provider in Vancouver.

While Orchid started her professional life as a Marketing and Sales Representative, she made the move over to Team Leader over 15 years ago and enjoys being the liaison between clients and the accounting professionals on staff.

Incorporating a Marketing Management education with years of real-world experience, she brings her significant expertise in creating and managing marketing solutions, while also leading all aspects of a busy office. Her past leadership roles help bring a unique perspective to her role at JKC Group; responsible for overseeing the business operations, administrative functions while continuing to developing long-lasting client relationships and loyalty.

As a Team Leader, Orchid helps drive the culture of the firm with its tradition of extraordinary service, warm welcome and genuine, friendly communication. Orchid prides herself in maintaining high levels of quality service in every department or team she manages. The opportunity to work for a firm that supports internal growth and continuous learning has been the reason Orchid has worked at JKC Group for as long as she has. Even after all these years, she is still excited to work every day with a team that is committed to living their values.

In her personal time, a lover of the outdoors, she participates in all manner of outdoor sports, from skiing to hiking, back country camping and can always be counted on for the perfect trail recommendations.

Senior Accountant

Kay Katsumoto

Kay holds a Bachelor’s Degree, Electrical Engineering from Hokkaido Institute of Technology and has worked for several years as a professional electrical engineer in Japan. In pursuit of bigger opportunities, he came to Canada to further his studies at University of Prince Edward Island, completing a Bachelor’s degree, Business Administration with Accounting Specialization. Currently Kay is working towards his designation with the Chartered Professional Accountants Association. Kay provides support services to JKC Group in comprehensive tax and financial services for small and medium sized businesses and individuals. He is fluent in Japanese and English.

Chartered Professional Accountant

Christine Grahn

Christine has expertise in accounting, audit and corporate tax. After spending 10 years in the hospitality industry she returned to school and completed her BBA degree with a concentration in accounting. She then went on to complete the CPA Professional Education Program and received her CPA designation in 2018. When she’s not at work she enjoys biking, snowboarding, relaxing at the lake and traveling.

Chartered Professional Accountant

Connie Huang

Connie has worked in public accounting firms for many years; her focus includes preparing Canadian corporate and personal taxes, compilation engagements and US tax filings. She earned her CPA, CGA designation from CPA, CGA of British Columbia, a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Laurentian University, a Certified Internal Auditor from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. Connie enjoys providing quality service to clients and helping others. In her free time, she volunteers as a treasurer for a charity and Toastmaster.

Business Development

Maria Mockova

Maria studied for 3 years at Business University in Slovakia, two years of Economic Diplomacy in Prague and continued the next 4 years with her Ph.D. in Microeconomy.

Maria has worked for advertising agencies in Prague, preparing events and marketing campaigns for international brands. She worked for a global coffee company with a head office in Vienna as a marketing manager for two countries, The Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Maria’s hobbies are the gym, cooking, reading and travelling. Maria had an opportunity to take a sabbatical and was able to travel around the whole of Australia, Mexico, Bali, Israel and Europe.

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