Michael Frankel

FCPA auditor, FCA

Consultant

Contact

Phone: 514.934.3418
Fax: 514.934.3408
Address: 1981 McGill College, 11th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 0G6

Services:

Audit and Assurance

Industries:

Real Estate & Construction

Michael Frankel understands the environment, the risks and issues faced by today’s entrepreneur in striving to run a successful business in a highly competitive marketplace, while positioning itself for future growth, whether domestic or international. He provides sound advice regarding financial aspects pertaining to daily operations, strategic planning, acquisitions and divestitures, financing and refinancing, international expansion and understanding the global market environment, as well as succession planning.

Michael has been with the firm for over 40 years and brings breadth and depth to his role of principal financial advisor to a wide variety of mid-size entrepreneurial clients with respect to business-related issues.

Fields of expertise

  • Daily operations
  • Strategic planning
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Financing and refinancing
  • International expansion
  • Global market environment
  • Succession planning

Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Importing
  • Distribution
  • Plastics
  • Apparel
  • Consumer goods
  • Packaging

Professional and community involvement

  • Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec - Member since 1975
  • CPA Canada - Member since 1975
  • Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal - Member of Board since 2009
  • Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation - Treasurer since 2011
  • Auditing and Assurance Standards Board - Member since 2013
  • MUHC Foundation Member of Board and Treasurer since 2015
  • Jewish Federation North America - Member of Board and Executive Committee since 2016
  • Jewish Agency for Israel - Member of Board of Governors since 2016
  • Federation CJA - Executive Committee from 2004 to 2008, Member of Board from 2012 to 2015
  • Bronfman Jewish Education Centre - Past President from 2005 to 2009
  • Quebec Israel Committee - Past President from 2004 to 2008

Public recognition

  • Quoted in the article, “Le Comité Québec-Israel félicite le président de l'Autorité palestinienne pour son élection,” Canada Newswire, January 10, 2005
  • Quoted in the article, “ Comité Québec-Israel - Une rescapée d'une attaque terroriste en Israel parle,” Canada Newswire, September 10, 2003
  • Quoted in the article, “ La communauté juive de Montréal organise ce soir un service commémoratif à la mémoire des victimes de l'attentat terroriste à Jérusalem,” Canada Newswire, August 20, 2003
  • Quoted in the article by Jeb Bloch, “Montreal & Beersheva: working together in partnership,” The Gazette, May 23, 2002, p. F8
  • Quoted in the article by Sarah Dougherty, “Under scrutiny: How one accounting firm functions in the fallout of Arthur Andersen,” The Gazette, March 18, 2002
  • Awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award, CJA Association, October 14, 2010