Banka & Company* is a public accounting firm founded by Gabriele Banka, an experienced Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified General Accountant (CGA) with more than 35 years experience in commercial accounting, including ten years working in Controllership positions within a variety of industries including construction, lumber remanufacturing, engineering, tourism, retail sales, banking, and property management and development.
Gabriele is a thorough, detailed-oriented professional Kelowna accountant with extensive experience with computer technology and systems conversions. She has successfully designed, managed, and implemented a variety of conversions for employers and clientele including BC Tel (Telus), Okanagan Savings Credit Union, Greenwood Forest Products, Andre’s Electronics, and the Coast Capri Hotel.
She graduated from Vancouver Community College with a Diploma of Accounting and went on to earn a Bachelor of Applied Business Administration, with a major in Accounting and Information Technology. In 2012, the Canadian Institute of Management awarded her the title of Professional Manager. She holds several tax and controllership certificates.
Rena Schellenberg is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) who joined Banka & Company* in 2015. She has experience in public practice in large and mid-sized firms located in both Saskatchewan and Alberta. Rena is organized, dedicated, and thorough with a talent for prioritizing. Rena graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce and has twenty years of experience.
Gabriele Banka writes for the Kelowna Capital News twice per month. Have a read through some of the Articles.