Find yourvoice at CHS. Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. is a highly specialized accounting boutique with offices in Toronto and Ottawa. We specialize in damages quantification, business valuations, and forensic accounting.


Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc. is a leading boutique business valuation firm in Toronto and Ottawa specializing in business valuation, damages quantification and forensic accounting services. Our firm was founded by and continues to be led by luminaries in the field of valuations, damages and forensics.  Our client list is unsurpassed and includes all the major law firms in Toronto and Ottawa, as well as corporations, government bodies and regulators.  The files we work on are high-profile, sensitive in nature, and often on the cutting edge of the developments and precedents in the valuations world.

How do we deliver on our client promise? 

It all starts with our people. We work as a team to deliver exactly what our clients expect of us, and that is an independent and objective opinion, fully supported by the numbers. As part of our team, you will work on a variety of challenging matters and you will work closely with some of the country’s top litigators.

Here at CHS, you aren't a number; you are a valued member of our team with opinions that matter. Our work environment is one that fosters collaboration, growth, and leadership. We encourage all team members to share their ideas and have their voices heard. As a boutique firm, we look for talent that exemplifies an innate thirst for knowledge, drive, and most importantly, colleagues with whom we enjoy sharing a recap of the week's events on Friday afternoons.


What We Offer

One Team. Endless Possibilities.

At CHS, you will have the rare opportunity to work on some of the most high-profile cases in the world. These opportunities will challenge you and provide you with learned experience that you simply can’t get at any other firm. The breadth of industry and complexity of assignments in our work will allow you to showcase your talents as part of our team. We can assure you that the work we do will keep you engaged and foster professional growth. You certainly will not get bored at CHS.

When we say that you’ll be learning from the best, we aren’t exaggerating. Our professionals and senior principals helped shape and form our industry. They helped form the literature and have contributed to historic, precedent-setting rulings. As a member of our team, you will have an incredibly unique experience to learn from these individuals, pick their brains, and contribute to ground-breaking quantifications and valuations.

Our culture is defined by collaboration and a family-like team-oriented environment. Our doors are always open, and we never hesitate to help one another. We lean on each other. We are looking for colleagues who enjoy being part of a tight-knit team and are genuinely interested in growing their careers at a boutique firm.

Here at CHS, you aren’t a number, you are a valued member of our team with opinions that matter and opportunities to grow.

Current Opportunities

Manager/Senior Manager: Valuations, Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting | Toronto

We are at an exciting point in our history, and we are looking to grow our practice with the addition of a Manager/Senior Manager.

We are looking for a CBV with relevant experience and sound professional judgment.  We are looking for a professional who will maintain our standard for excellence, with the ability to quickly grasp the big issues, while maintaining a strong attention to details.   You will have good interpersonal skills and express an interest in growing yourself professionally by attaining further designations, writing articles and papers, and/or speaking at marketing and professional development events.  You will be a consummate professional and be client-facing, able to interact with clients both large and small, and both demanding and easy.

In return, we offer you the ability to be a part of our unsurpassed client network which will allow you to develop existing client relationships and generate new ones.  We support marketing and professional development efforts.  We offer a collegial and professional environment, as well involvement in aspects of running the firm and decision making.  Our compensation package is market-leading.  Being an owner-managed boutique, our structure is far less complex and has less bureaucracy than many of our competitors; this gives us more ability to undertake interesting initiatives and have fun.

We believe strongly in work-life balance.  While we provide our clients with unfaltering top-quality service, we also passionately believe there is more to life than just work.  A well-rounded person with diverse interests and social involvements will have more job and life satisfaction and ultimately be a better professional as a result.

Minimum qualifications for prospective candidates include:

  • CPA, CA designation (strongly preferred – other accounting designations may be considered in context of other qualifications)
  • CBV designation with at least 5 years of experience with business valuation, litigation and forensic assignments
  • Proven leadership abilities with ambition/desire to grow professionally
  • Ability to manage multiple files, clients and people in a fast paced environment
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Ability to prepare well-written reports
  • Testimony-related experience is an asset (i.e., participating in mock trials, assisting at trials and mediations etc.), but not mandatory

If any of this appeals to you, and if you want to explore a career at a firm that is nimble, exciting and different, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please submit your resume and CV in complete confidence to:

Prem Lobo

Other Opportunities

At CHS, we are always searching for bright stars and professional talent. We are open to accepting applications whether or not there is an open position posted.

If you strongly believe that you could be a good fit for our firm and our clients, please contact Prem Lobo at: for more information on how to apply. Thank you for your interest.