Julianna Obal

Senior Manager, Accounting Advisory Services

KPMG in Canada

Julianna has spent the past 5 years leading financial reporting teams through the implementation of new operating models, accounting policies and IT solutions. She has supported clients on large-scale, cross-functional projects covering a wide range of business issues including finance transformation, regulatory change and M&A.

Julianna takes a practical approach and works collaboratively with her clients to develop a roadmap for change that is achievable and is focused on their priority needs and challenges. She leverages her experience in both audit and advisory to identify and solve the pain points and bottlenecks in her clients’ financial close processes that cause elevated risk, significant delays or unnecessary effort. Together with her team, she develops innovative solutions that are underpinned by methodologies, tools, processes and controls that improve the accuracy and compliance of reporting. Her reputation as a trusted accounting and financial reporting expert is rooted in her ability to articulate solutions to complex technical issues in a simple and accessible manner.

Julianna has worked with large listed and private companies across a variety of industries, with a particular focus in the technology, media and telecommunications sector. In previous roles, Julianna has worked as an accounting advisor in London (UK) and as an auditor in Toronto (Canada).

  • McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce

  • CPA, CA