Sonia Poulin

Partner, Audit, KPMG Private Enterprise

KPMG in Canada

Sonia Poulin, a partner in the KPMG Private Enterprise group at the Montréal office, has been practising auditing and business consulting with CEOs, CFOs and entrepreneurs for more than 25 years with private entities, NPOs and public sector organizations.  In this capacity, she has audited more than 2,000 financial reports and participated in more than 100 audit committees and boards of directors.

Her clients include private companies, NPOs and parapublic organizations from various sectors, including manufacturing, food, technology, service, retail, education and health. Sonia is a business consultant who establishes long-term relationships with her clients and excels in exchanging ideas that create value. Very solution-oriented, she orchestrates the relationship with each of her clients in terms of added value, using both KPMG's most relevant consulting services and her business contacts in the business market. She also has extensive knowledge in establishing internal controls, financial reporting and analyzing the accounting impacts of complex accounting standards.  

She is a leader in the Education sector in Québec and one of our ESG audit leaders.

Throughout her career, she has acted as a writer of technical articles, instructor and speaker on auditing, governance and specialized subjects as well as accounting standards.

  • Bachelor of Accounting, Laval University

  • CPA auditor

  • CPA, USA, Illinois

  • Certificate in Sustainability, New York University

  • Lecturer at the Institute for governance of private and public organizations (IGOPP) for the Women in Governance cohorts

  • Member of the 2020-2022 cohort of the Best People Best Leaders program at the House of Leaders

  • Member of the Audit Committee of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

  • Member of the education sector committee and the health committee of the Ordre des CPA

  • Involvement with non-profit organizations: The Heart and Stroke Foundation, L'Arrêt-Source and Le Phare Enfants et Familles for fundraising and other activities.