Katie McGarry

Partner, Audit, Financial Services

KPMG in Canada

Katie is a partner in the Financial Services Audit practice of KPMG in Toronto. She has over thirteen years of experience in public practice serving both public, multi-national and private financial services clients. She specializes in investment dealers, banks, wealth management and private equity clients.

Katie provides audit, audit-related and advisory services to a number of public and private company clients, including a brokerage arm of two major banks and other privately owned investment-dealers. Additionally, Katie leads a number of KPMG’s banking, wealth management and private equity clients.  She also has extensive experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and providing audits of Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting.

Katie’s experience includes a secondment to KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice where she focused on both financial instruments as well as presentation related technical accounting matters. She has had a focus on IFRS 9 implementation and has written articles and instructed courses on this topic.

Katie is a member of KPMG’s technical topic team for financial instruments where she assists teams with complex financial instruments matters.

  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) –Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario

  • Honors in Business Administration, Ivey Business School, Western University

  • CPA, CA

  • Women’s College Hospital Foundation, neWCHapter committee, Co-Chair

  • United Way, Women Gaining Ground, Mentor