Troy Yeo, CPA, CA  
Partner
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accountant Staffing

Troy joined the firm in 2006 as a Senior Recruitment Consultant and became Co-owner in January, 2010. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant whose experience includes nine years with Ernst & Young’s Halifax, Perth (Australia), and Toronto offices. Troy manages accounting and finance searches at the senior level.

His experience in audit, accounting, taxation and advisory roles combined with his work with Accountant Staffing has provided him with a strong background in accounting and finance along with exposure to a variety of industries. This enables Troy to clearly understand the needs of his clients and match them with the skills and aspirations of candidates.

Troy’s personal approach with candidates has allowed him to build a solid network of candidate referrals. His network is extensive and, consequently, Troy has been very successful working with Professional Accountants.

Troy is a member of the Board of Directors for Re-Jigged Celtic Music Festival and he was an active member of the Board of Directors for ALS Nova Scotia from 2008 – 2014 and the Alumni Association of Acadia University from 2008 – 2012.

Carmen Dockendorff, BBA 
Partner
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accountant Staffing

Working with Accountant Staffing since the company was formed in 2002, Carmen became Co-owner in January 2010 of Accountant Staffing and Administrative Staffing. She has played a key role in the development of recruitment processes and specializes in the recruitment of junior and intermediate level accounting positions. Carmen’s professionalism and attention to detail combined with her excellent ability to assess candidates and their “fit” within organizations has resulted in a loyal and appreciative client base.

Carmen has over 16 years experience in the field of Human Resources combined with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from U.P.E.I. (1990) and a Certificate in Human Resource Management from Saint Mary’s University (2002).

Carmen is a member of the Human Resource Association of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Saint Mary’s University & U.P.E.I. Alumni Associations, and has volunteered with a variety of organizations including Habitat for Humanity and The Atlantic Film Festival. She has volunteered recruitment assistance and consultation with not-for-profit organizations and actively participates in promoting positive change within her community.

Gillian Pendlebury, CPHR 
Partner
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Administrative Staffing and
Accountant Staffing

With a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Certificate in Human Resource Management (2005) from Saint Mary’s University, Gillian gained experience in administrative, client service and human resource support roles before joining Accountant Staffing and Administrative Staffing in 2007. As Senior Recruitment Consultant, Gillian manages all of the recruitment for administrative and office management roles plus entry level accounting and finance positions. Having completed her CPHR designation in 2013 and becoming a Partner in 2016, she is a key contributor to our ongoing success and will continue to lead and grow her division by providing local clients with high professional standards.

Gillian’s positive, outgoing personality and her passion for recruitment are evident. Her efficient use of technology and ability to manage multiple priorities enable her to respond quickly to clients and candidates. She is an active member of the Human Resources Association of Nova Scotia, serves as a Mentor Liaison with FUSION Halifax (People Factor Action Team) and volunteers with local organizations including Ronald McDonald House.

 

Natalie Clothier, BSc 
Recruitment Consultant
Accountant Staffing and
Administrative Staffing

Natalie joined Accountant Staffing and Administrative Staffing in the summer of 2019. She is a graduate from the University of Prince Edward Island, where she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry. Following graduation, Natalie gained a number of years’ professional experience in HR and pharmaceutical sales focused positions, finding her niche in recruitment.

As part of the recruitment consulting team, Natalie focuses on the placement of qualified candidates at the administrative and junior accounting level. She is a highly personable individual who brings a positive attitude into every aspect of her work. Natalie is relationship driven, results oriented and focused on surpassing client expectations.

Outside of work life, Natalie enjoys spending time with her friends and family whether that is appreciating scenery on a hike, travelling to a warm destination or trying out a new local restaurant. Active in playing a variety of sports, Natalie has also enjoyed fundraising or participating in events through Habitat for Humanity, the Terry Fox Run and CIBC Run for the Cure.

Ellen Richards, BA 
Recruitment Associate
Accountant Staffing and
Administrative Staffing

Ellen has been working with Accountant Staffing and Administrative Staffing since 2013. She has completed an Advanced Diploma in Human Resources Management (2013) from NSCC as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree (2011) from Mount Saint Vincent University. Prior to joining the team, she gained professional experience through a variety of recruitment and administrative focused positions in the business services, education, and non-profit sectors.

Supporting the Recruitment Consultants, Ellen plays an active role in the recruitment, selection and placement of candidates for both contract and permanent positions. Focusing on administrative and junior-level accounting placements, she truly enjoys meeting with new candidates and fostering on-going professional relationships with candidates and clients alike. Her positive and professional communication skills and dedicated work ethic are key traits for supporting the complete recruitment process.

Ellen enjoys volunteering with a variety of community-based organizations, particularly those involving children and animals. She has a passion for being outdoors and enjoys skiing, kayaking and camping with her husband, friends, and family.

Karra York 
Office Administrator
Accountant Staffing and
Administrative Staffing

Karra began her journey with Accountant Staffing and Administrative Staffing in the summer of 2018 after returning home to the Maritimes. She completed her Medical Office Administrative Diploma in 2009 with honours and has utilized her administrative skills within various industries including healthcare, insurance and education.

Providing the staff with effective and efficient support, Karra’s primary role is ensuring proper administrative management for the organization. With her pleasant and professional demeanor, she is a welcoming contact for all of our clientele.

Karra thoroughly enjoys traveling, entertaining and baking for her family and close friends. She appreciated the opportunity to volunteer with a local hospital on the West Coast and is an avid reader and a blossoming gardener.