November Employee Spotlight: Renee MacNeil

Name: Renee McNeil

Title: Accounting Consultant

Hometown: Kenora Ontario

What did you study?:

Accounting. Solid on

If you could travel to one city where would you go and why?: 

Probably not choose a city, we want to go to scotland, switzerland, chille, argentina, but also fiji for the beach. Somewhere remote in the mountains

What did you want to be when you were a child?:

Optometrist – it seemed like an easy job but it didn’t last very long

What activity do you like to do in your spare time?:

Anything that gets me outside, snowboarding, hiking, camping, swimming.

What book are you reading/ show are you watching right now?:

Subtle art of not giving a f***, watching the handmaids tale but it’s super dark

What is your favourite thing to do in Vancouver?:

Go snowboarding!

What subject was your favourite subject in school?:

Outdoor education. We slept in quinsies, canoeing, tree planting weekend, overnight hiking trips

Can you explain quickly what your job is all about?:

I do the BK, FM, helping my clients make sure their current data is accurate and available on time to make decision and looking forward into the business and advising them based on what they want to do with their business, advising on opportunties

What do you love about your job?:

It’s never boring! There’s always a ton of things to do, I’ve been here more than 6 months and I’m still learning every day, which I enjoy. And the people

What tip could you give to small business owners to reach success?:

Not to try to do everything yourself, focus on your strentgths and hire someone *couch* entreflow to help with the rest

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?:

I would like to learn how to downhill ski- I am learning but I would like to master it. I want to be 80 years old and on top of a mountain

Guilty pleasure?:

Hawkins cheezies, we call them old man cheezies, it seems like only old men eat them. Potato chips is another one, I stress-eat them

Secret talent that no-one knows about?:

I knit, I make the best slippers. I’m secretly an 85-year old retired lady that loves to knit

What do you like the most about working with startups and small businesses?:

I like that the owners are really excited about what’s going on in their business. Watching them move through all the changes, excited to be a part of it and seeing the results.

By |2019-11-05T16:51:35+00:00November 5th, 2019|News|