Spence McDonnell is the Canadian Tax International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Spence currently focuses on the Financial Services industry (with a specific focus on Banking) and manages a growing portfolio of clients in this area. In addition to managing the tax services provided to these clients, Spence has extensive experience in assisting the Audit and Assurance Group on tax provision matters. Spence is a member of the Canadian Tax Accounting Advisory Group.
After completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Queen's University in 1993, Spence joined PwC’s Audit Practice. He transferred to Tax in May 1995. Spence is a Chartered Accountant (1995) and has completed the CICA In-Depth Tax Course, the CICA Reorganization and the CICA International Tax courses. Spence is a member of the Toronto Tax human resources committee and enjoys playing on the Toronto PwC hockey team.