Zenbooks Virtual Accountants - Eric Saumure

Eric Saumure, CPA, CA


Eric is a recognized Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in the province of Ontario. He is regularly quoted and interviewed for media, speaking and webinars. He graduated from 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. Now Eric advises C-suite executives and business owners on all areas of business finance, including succession planning, restructuring, building processes and managing remote teams. Eric also enjoys learning about parenthood (newborn boy), sailing, and tennis, while volunteering on non-profit boards and committees. Eric has or is participating on the following boards and/or committees.

Boards and committees

  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada – Finance and Audit Committee
  • Mark Sutcliffe Mayoral Campaign – Chief Financial Officer
  • Ottawa Board of Trade – Ambassador Committee
  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada – Ottawa Chapter – Chapter development
  • Ottawa Real Estate Investors Organization (OREIO) – Executive/Treasurer
  • Neighborhood Refresh – Advising Committee member
  • Résidence Coopérative – CMFO (Maison de la francophonie) – Treasurer


  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Secret Security Clearance (Level II) – (PWGSC – Government of Canada)
  • University of British Columbia – Sauder School of Business – Urban Land Economics, Specialization in Real Estate Development (Classes completed)
  • University of Ottawa – Telfer School of Management – Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Specialization in Accounting
  • Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, Business Administration – Accounting


  • Best Volunteer in Professional Field – Volunteer Ottawa
  • Community Leader Award – KPMG Regions East Canada
  • The Greater Nepean Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
  • Dean’s Honour List – Algonquin College


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