About Us

We work really hard! But we also like to enjoy life too! (Just like you)


We are a leading company in the use and integration of cloud applications in the area of bookkeeping and technological advisement. Our goal is to introduce this important growth in cloud technology to businesses all across Canada by providing software systems, as well as support for those systems. We want to see your business grow, so we offer scalable processes that will adapt to your business as it evolves. Additionally, here at Zenbooks we offer many different types of packages that allow you some real flexibility when training your staff. You can choose to train your staff members internally, or outsource these back office roles as necessary.

We offer our unique virtual controller services for a low, fixed rate fee to business owners who would like to join in using the latest technological advancements for their businesses.

Our Story

Colin and Eric were friends in high school, and both specialized in accounting. After graduating they worked at rival big corporate firms and learned the ropes. Colin has the technological and practical background, while Eric has entrepreneurial and technical experience.

Now they’ve joined forces to revolutionize the accounting industry and provide a better work-life balance for their employees and clients

Company Lifestyle

Because we use cloud based software for our practice and for all our clients, this allows all our employees the opportunity to work remotely. All our employees have the option of working from home, from a local coffee shop, from their cottage or to drop by the office. Using video conferencing to keep in touch with clients allows for quick, convenient and impactful communication. We work really hard! But we also like to enjoy life too! (Just like you)

Colin Robinson


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Graduate of the George Brown College, and completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He has been in private practice at Ernst and Young(E&Y) and with Zenbooks for the past three years. Colin enjoys playing with his golden retriever “Max”, and spending time with his partner Cassie. During his free time Colin enjoys playing his guitar and going on weekend road trips to enjoy the local restaurants and breweries.
I love seeing piles of pesky paperwork in an office. Means we can help that business owner!

Eric Saumure, CPA, CA


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Graduate of the Telfer School of Management, and completed his Honours Bachelors of Commerce, with specialization in Accounting. He spent some years with KPMG, in private industry and public service. Eric is a recognized Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in the province of Ontario. Eric shares his home life with his partner, Chloe. Eric also enjoys growing his garden, taking long bike rides on his road bike and snowboarding in the winter at Mont-Tremblant.
I LOVE the look on people’s face when we show them the possibilities!

Joel Greenberg



Graduate of the Algonquin College Business Administration program with a specialization in Accounting. He has spent the last number of years in private industry, the last ten of which were spent in Media and Advertising. Joel enjoys spending time with his wife Susan and their two Cocker Spaniel rescues, Marley and Woody. In his spare time Joel likes to play golf and hockey.
Cloud-based accounting is the way to go!

Shane Igoy

Staff Accountant


Shane Igoy is a student at Algonquin College School of Business pursuing his Business Administration – Accounting Advanced Diploma. He will be going to university after graduation and is aspiring to attain his CPA designation in the future. Currently, Shane is a CPA Ontario Board of Ambassador Representative and the founding President of Algonquin College Accounting Club. Shane loves to make a difference in his college and community so he is an active volunteer to Algonquin College, Junior Achievement, and CHEO to name a few.

Meghan O'Brien

Social Media Manager


Meghan graduated from Carleton University with a degree in Communications with a specialization in Images, Politics, and Persuasion. Inspired by her love to write she started 1840 Creative House in 2016. She strives to connect Business to Consumer through the means of captivating online content and an engaging social media presence. During her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her little dog Bella, practicing yoga and taking in the many art galleries around Ottawa.

Think you’d be a good fit for our team? Come see what it takes

  • Kevin Smetana
    Having Zenbooks do my bookkeeping was the best business decision I've made for my time and company...
    Kevin Smetana
    Outrageous Gaming
  • Patrick Albert
    I wish I had signed up sooner! Colin and Eric have made my life far less complicated....
    Patrick Albert
  • Shamir Daya
    5/5 Star!
    Shamir Daya
    Remax Hallmark Realty Group Brokerage

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