Laurence W. Zeifman

CPA, CA, Partner Tel: 416.256.4000 Ext: 239

Biography

Larry Zeifman has over three decades of experience auditing and advising public and private companies.

After leaving a ‘Big Four’ firm in 1985 to join Zeifmans, Larry served as the firm’s Managing Partner from 1988 until 2009 and continues to serve on its management committee.

Specializing in auditing, mergers & acquisitions, and consulting, Larry is responsible for servicing many of Zeifmans’ larger corporate clients, especially clients in the financial services and health care sectors. Larry’s clients rely on his advice on a range of domestic financial matters, as well as issues relating to the global corporate environment. He leads the Zeifmans’ Cannabis Team, and serves as a senior adviser to one of Canada’s leading professional sports teams.

Larry’s understanding of global business facilitates his chairmanship of Nexia Canada (the Canadian division of Zeifmans’ international accounting network), and his membership of Nexia International’s marketing and business development committee.

Larry is an active community volunteer. He is a past president of his synagogue, Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (Canada’s largest Orthodox synagogue), is the Chairman of the Orthodox Union in Canada, and is a former Vice President of B’nai Brith Canada.

His passion for, and interest in, the State of Israel, and his years of extensive global travel have helped Zeifmans’ clients do business successfully in Israel and other world markets. Larry was a member of former Prime Minister Harper’s delegation for his January 2014 trip to Israel and has been a frequent delegate to the World Zionist Congress.

  • Education

    • Chartered Accountant – Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
    • B.Comm., University of Toronto
  • Areas of Specialization

    • Accounting and Assurance
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Corporate Consulting
    • Family Business
  • Industry Experience

    • Financial Services
    • Health Care
    • Mining
    • Cannabis
  • Professional, Community and Social Leadership Roles

    • Chair of Nexia Canada
    • Deputy Chair of Nexia International’s marketing committee
    • President of the Orthodox Union in Canada
    • Vice President of B’nai Brith Canada
    • Past President of Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto Congregation

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Laurence W. Zeifman, CPA, CA, Partner