Derek Smith


Derek started his career at DJB in 2012 as a co-op student and began working full time in 2016. He was promoted to Manager in January 2020. Derek specializes in personal and corporate taxation and has extensive experience with non-resident clients and clients with non-Canadian income sources.

Derek obtained his Bachelor of Accounting degree from Brock University in December 2015 and obtained his CPA, CA designation in December 2017. Derek is currently enrolled in the CICA In-Depth Tax program.

Derek regularly volunteers in the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) to prepare tax returns for those with modest income. He proudly supports his community through his attendance at a number of local charitable events, fundraisers, and golf tournaments. Derek is an avid golfer and a “die-hard” Toronto Maple Leafs fan.

Committee and Team Involvement

Client Docs Committee
Tax Operations Sub-Committee