Joseph is the Financial Reporting Director at Lightspeed, a public company headquartered in Montreal that provides cloud-based point of sale and commerce platforms which empower small and medium sized businesses. At Lightspeed, he acts as the financial reporting lead and technical accounting expert. He was responsible for the preparation of the financials found within the prospectus for Lightspeed’s initial public offering as well as being involved in the numerous stages of the 2019 IPO. Prior to working at Lightspeed, Joseph started his career working at PwC in the Assurance practice where he worked on auditing public and private entities. He then transferred to the Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory department, where he expanded his technical knowledge.
Joseph has a Bachelor of Accounting (High Honours), and a Graduate Diploma in Chartered Professional Accountancy (High Honours), both from Concordia University. Joseph is a licensed CPA auditor and ranked on the Honour Roll for the September 2016 Common Final Examination (CFE) placing him among the top 50 candidates in Canada.
He is passionate about the Parkinson’s cause as a close family member lives with the disease. He plans to use his financial background to contribute to the organization. Being at the early stages of his career, he is determined to spread awareness on the cause, and help transform the lives of people living with Parkinson’s, as well as those around them. His ultimate goal is for a cure to be found.