James Cairns
Controller, CPA, CGA

As DMCL’s Controller, James works within the Finance team where he provides financial and operational direction to the firm. His main focus at DMCL is to manage firm costs by increasing efficiencies and identifying areas to improve financial procedures. Before joining DMCL in 2017, James worked at DLA Piper (Canada) as an Accountant and Financial Analyst.

Prior to obtaining his professional designation in 2014, James completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Capilano University in 2010. In his spare time, James enjoys exploring the North Shore mountains and taking in the sights across the city on his bike.

Beyond the Books

The first album I ever bought was: Enter the 36 Chambers by Wu-Tang Clan

My guilty pleasure is: Video games

The first thing people ask when they find out I’m an accountant is: Really?

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