Jane M. Bowen, FCPA, FCA
Jane Bowen, as Executive Director at Neverest, designs, develops and delivers customized training for individuals within corporations, the public sector, professional associations and public accounting firms, covering a variety of disciplines, including accounting and external audit.
Jane has dedicated her career to the professional development and education of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA’s) across Canada. Working with CPA Ontario, she was the Coordinator for the Professional Practice portion of the School of Accountancy for many years. Jane authors, presents and mentors the development of numerous professional development courses delivered to CPA’s across Canada. Jane is currently the Chair of the CPA Canada Competency Map Committee. Also for CPA Canada, Jane was a member of the core faculty involved in the preparation and presentation of in-depth IFRS courses for CPA Canada’s IFRS Immersion collection. Recently, she supervised the development of the course entitled “Auditing in the New CAS Environment” for CPA Canada for delivery across Canada through the various provincial institutes. She also assisted in the design and development of an on-line course for CPA Canada entitled “An Introduction to the CASs” and a second one entitled “An Introduction to ASPE”, also available to CPA’s across the country. Jane works with CPA Canada on the development of application guidance for members as new standards are developed.
Jane has a keen interest and knowledge of the issues facing not-for-profit and small owner managed businesses and is often asked, to consult on matters related to these sectors. Jane currently lectures at the University of Ontario Tech University (Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa and previously at the Schulich School of Business at York University. During her career, she also lectured at various other universities in the undergraduate and MBA programs.