Jill Sing has more than 25 years of multi-disciplinary experience across corporate and personal finance, investment, tax, and accounting disciplines. She is an independent consultant to global business families, endowments, and non-profit organizations, as well as a specialist in integrating accounting, investment, tax, and finance matters to meet the unique needs of all stakeholders. Sing acts as an independent counsel to both families of significant wealth and endowments as they contemplate and plan for the longer-term stewardship of their financial wealth. In addition to providing oversight of client family financial affairs, Sing’s work includes advising, mentoring, educating, and preparing the next generation of decision-makers, whether they be investment committees or family business owners, for the responsibility of managing significant financial wealth.
Sing began her professional career with the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touch, working in Fredericton, NB and St. Catherines, ON leading tax and accounting projects and audits of communication, manufacturing, investment, and tourism businesses. After 10 years in public accounting, Sing relocated to Victoria, BC to work with RBC Dominion Securities, becoming a portfolio manager and investment consultant. She followed her interest in global wealth management and was a Vice President and investment counselor with a Swiss private bank, eventually taking a position to lead the BC team of Canada’s first national multi-family office. Sing founded her own firm in 2013, responding to her clients’ desire for an advisor with deep experience and expertise but not bound by the constraints of a large financial institution.
Sing hold a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick (1986). In addition to being a CPE, Chartered Accountant, Sing holds the following professional designations: CFA Charterholder, Canadian Investment Manager, Trust and Estate Practitioner, and Certified Financial Planner. She is a CAFE-certified family council facilitator, a trustee for the BC Institute of Chartered Accountants Benevolent Funs, Member of the CFA Institute Education Advisory Board Working Body, and a former director of the CFA Victoria Society, the Royal British Columbia Museum Foundation, and the Vancouver Island Roundtable for the Canadian Association of Gift Planners.
She joined the Victoria Hospitals Foundation Board of Directors in 2015.