Cindy Kottoor, CPA, CA, CIA
Cindy Kottoor, as President and Founder of Neverest, designs, develops and delivers customized training for individuals within corporations, the public sector, professional institutes and public accounting firms, covering a variety of disciplines, including accounting & finance, risk management, internal audit and external audit.
Cindy was previously an Audit & Assurance Manager at Deloitte where she specialized in the financial services industry. She was Vice-President, Efficiency Services, for AuditWatch Inc., a US based training and consulting firm, where she focused primarily on designing and delivering training courses to meet the training needs of public accounting firms. Cindy was a Senior Manager for the Internal Audit Services department of RBC Financial Group, leading the Quality Assurance function for the internal audit group. Most recently, Cindy was an Associate Director at Protiviti, where she specialized in risk management and corporate governance, by providing internal audit and business risk consulting services to her clients.
Cindy is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and a graduate of the University of Waterloo, Honours Bachelor of Arts – Accounting and a Master of Accounting.
Cindy has authored articles, moderated webinars, and authored courses for CPA Canada, including the “Auditing Refresher” and the “Risk Assessment Workshop for Small and Medium-Sized Business”. She is also the co-author of the CPA Ontario “Internal Control Guide” and the CPA Canada guide, “Audits of Not-for-Profit Organizations: Risk Assessment under Canadian Auditing Standards”.
Cindy is a member of the Risk & Audit Committee for the Ontario March of Dimes. She is also an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), was a member of the Education and Nominating Committees, is an IIA Quality Assurance Validator and is a speaker at Toronto Chapter events.
In 2011, Cindy received the CPA Ontario (formerly ICAO) Award of Distinction and was identified as a “Super CA” by CA Magazine.