Technical Advisor for Renée Pichard
Sayja Barton became a Technical Advisor for Renée Pichard in 2021. Ms. Barton is the Director of National Accounting Standards for Binder Dijker Otte (BDO) Canada LLP. In her current role, she assists engagement teams with complex accounting issues related to Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) and Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations (ASNPO). She also develops BDO's courses and tools related to accounting and financial reporting, writes internal and external accounting and financial reporting publications and training, and provides accounting advisory services on complex matters.
Ms. Barton has held positions in the public accounting sector and has worked for a large government business enterprise. Ms. Barton contributes to accounting standard setting by preparing feedback to standards setters on documents available for comment on behalf of BDO Canada. She is also a member of the Canadian Public Sector Accounting Board's (PSAB) Public Sector Accounting Discussion Group and the Chair of PSAB’s Technical Advisory Group.
Ms. Barton is a chartered professional accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Chartered Accountancy Studies) and a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.