Save money!

It costs less to hire an outside bookkeeper than another employee. The reason is that you only pay for the actual time the bookkeeper is working on your books. Additionally, you no longer need to buy expensive software or pay monthly or annual upgrade fees.

Focus on what your business, not your books!

You make more money focusing on what you do best – running your business. Free up your billable hours and increase your sales. Let your bookkeeper worry about meeting government filing deadlines. Stay ahead of government remittances and keep on top of all that paperwork.

Bookkeeping is the Key to Lasting Success!

The Bookkeeping element is the most important part of every organization and works as a backbone to provide businesses with the tools needed to succeed. The various activities associated with bookkeeping and tax preparation can be daunting, but must be done in order to have a strong, successful business. 

Less Stress!

Do you enjoy bookkeeping? Probably not, otherwise you would be in business as a bookkeeper. An experienced bookkeeper knows what to do and how to do it. A bookkeeper stays up-to-date on the latest information, software and tax rules and actually enjoys doing the work (crazy, right?).

How can a bookkeeper help you grow your business?

Bookkeeping is an important key to business success! With a clear financial picture, you’ll be able to answer some very important questions such as:

  • Am I making money or losing it?  
  • Is my business financially secure or are money troubles ahead?
  • How do I make my business more efficient and profitable?

 As a result, you’ll be less stressed at tax time and more prepared to drive your business in the right direction.

Unless you have an accounting background, why spend valuable time doing your own bookkeeping and taxes?

A professional bookkeeper will set up your bookkeeping system and take care of your day-to-day financial foundation. That means, you can free up your time and focus on growing your business.

What Makes a GREAT Bookkeeper?

There are many good bookkeepers out there, but Mary Wilkes, CPB, is a GREAT bookkeeper!


Years of bookkeeping experience equals trust and peace of mind. Like many professions, there’s a big difference between a rookie and experienced professional. Mary is someone you can trust to provide professional bookkeeping, accounting and tax preparation services.


Mary creates customized solutions specific to you and your company. By developing a unique bookkeeping system according to your needs, you’ll get exactly what you need, no more, no less. Are your books already set up? Are you switching from another bookkeeper? Are you behind on bookkeeping tasks and government remittances? Do you want to do your own bookkeeping but you’re not sure where to start? Whatever you need, Mary is prepared to help!


If your business is located anywhere in Canada, Accalia Accounting Ltd. is ideal for you. Mary Wilkes, CPB, provides bookkeeping services completely online for your convenience. If you are in Calgary, Alberta, we offer our services onsite or offsite. We will pick up and deliver your documents and reports. We can also provide virtual services to local businesses; it’s easy and convenient, saving you valuable time. Plus, Mary is always available by phone, email and text message during regular business hours to take care of your bookkeeping needs.


Mary understands that communication is the most important component of a professional relationship. It’s extremely vital to hire an experienced bookkeeper who is trustworthy and behaves in a professional manner. Remember, your bookkeeper will be interacting with venders, the government, your staff and your customers.  The image of your business is important to its success, so you want a bookkeeper who represents your company positively.  Also, businesses must be able to work with the bookkeeper and trust that when questions arise, the bookkeeper or the business owner is not afraid to ask these questions. Mary is easy-to-talk to, very friendly and personable. You can ask her any bookkeeping or tax question! She will always answer in a professional and understanding manner.


Mary is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper or CPB. She obtained this certification through, and is a member of good standing with, The Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada. Mary is fully qualified to help you with all your bookkeeping needs. As well, Mary has received training in Management Accounting, Income Tax Preparation and Payroll. Mary is an expert with Sage 50 (Simply Accounting), QuickBooks, AccountEdge and other accounting software. Mary has received the Accounting Applications Certificate of Achievement and the Advanced Accounting Applications Certificate of Achievement both through Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta. Mary has worked in a public accounting firm as an Accounting Technician for several years. She has been mentored by two very experienced Certified Professional Accountants and an Income Tax Specialist.