Michael Baratta

Partner, KPMG LLP

KPMG in Canada

Michael joined KPMG in 1996 and was named partner in the Audit group in 2007. He is heavily involved in Consumer Markets, and has been the leader for this industry sector in Quebec since 2007. Having carried out numerous engagements for private and public companies, mostly in the retail sector, he developed strong relationship skills as a business advisor to senior management. In addition, he has led a number of audit engagements for Canadian and American public companies. He has considerable experience with IFRS, US GAAP and US GAAS, as well as in-depth knowledge of SEC practices in the US and of similar Canadian practices and standards, having collaborated on many registration statements in both countries. Michael is also involved in several of the firm’s people management programs and was Partner-in-Charge of campus recruiting from 2008 to 2015.

  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Concordia University

  • Certificate in Accountancy, Concordia University

  • CPA auditor

  • Audit – IFRS