About Houle & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants

CPA Firm in Ottawa, Ontario

Who we are

Houle and Associates is a chartered professional accounting firm based in the Ottawa area. Our team of accountants are experienced, knowledgeable, and available when you need them. We pride ourselves on providing all our clients with custom tailored solutions for their tax and financial planning needs. It is our focus to develop strong, long lasting relationships with all of our clients. By understanding your goals and objectives, we can help you plan for continued and long lasting success.

We at Houle and Associates Chartered Professional Accountants take great pride in serving satisfied clients coast to coast. The majority of our clients are located here in the Ottawa area.

CONTACT HOULE AND ASSOCIATES CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS if you are looking for a professional firm with the knowledge and experience to provide the reliable tax and financial planning services you require.

Our Team

Norman Houle, CPA, CGA


Norman (Norm) graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University and subsequently obtained his CPA, CGA designation. A recognized accounting and tax specialist, Norm brings over 30 years of progressive experience leading private and publicly held companies in senior management and controllership positions.

Norm has gained experience in various industries; such as information technology, aviation, office furniture, and construction. He was also successful at international accounting software sales. Norm has since decided to put all his efforts into building the firm: Houle & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants.

He enjoys providing comprehensive financial and tax planning advice and solutions to his clients. “I am motivated to be part of a dynamic team that is committed to excellence in providing tax and accounting services to our valued clients.”


Chris is a bilingual Memorial University of Newfoundland graduate, holding a Bachelor of Business Admin degree, with a concentration in accounting and finance. Chris spent 13 years on the east coast before moving back to Ottawa to start working in the accounting field. Chris obtained a variety of experience working with private corporations, large and small, before joining Houle & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants.

Chris enjoys meeting clients and helping small business owners understand their finances, and designing tax efficient strategies for their businesses. Chris has sucessfully completed the CPA tax examinations and is currently gaining work experience to become a future CPA of Ontario.

Wenjun Wang, B. COMM.

Wenjun has many years of enriched experience in accounting and taxation. She has worked as accountant, financial officer, and tax advisor for companies in China and Canada. Prior to joining Houle and Associates CPA, Wenjun spent eight years as a senior accountant in a CGA CMA firm in Ottawa.

Wenjun enjoys providing high level professional services to each of our clients. Wenjun holds a Bachelor degree in Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and obtained the occupational qualification of Accountant in China, has completed the Professional Accounting Program at Algonquin College, and she has been involved with the free income tax preparation service for seniors, new immigrants and low-income individuals since 2004.

Mihaela Dobre, BSC, PCP

Mihaela graduated from “Al. I. Cuza” University, Iasi, Romania, with a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics. She became a Certified Teacher, and pursued a successful teaching career for 12 years. After immigrating to Canada, she obtained a college diploma in Accounting (2007), along with the designation of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) from the Canadian Payroll Association.

Since joining the firm, Mihaela has taken on the role of senior accountant, with a focus on corporate tax and financial statement preparation. She is also able to assist clients with personal tax and controllership matters. Mihaela develops with ease, professional and trusting relationships with our clients.

Julie Armstrong,

Julie assisted her husband with their small business before she began working for Norm in 2008 as Accounts Receivable clerk for an office furniture company. In 2012, Julie was asked to join as Executive Assistant.

Julie now works with Norm to grow the firm Houle & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants; demonstrated through her commitment to providing excellent customer service and loyalty in assisting both our clients, and team. She is the friendly voice that will most likely greet you when you call Houle & Associates CPA.

Prakash Paudel, ACCOUNTANT

Prakash is a graduate from Tribhuvan University, Nepal with a Master’s Degree in Business Studies. (M.B.S). Prakash has been working in the accounting field for the past 6 years aiding in the preparations of personal and corporate tax returns.

Prakash joined Houle and Associates in November of 2022. Prakash applies a high level of detail to his work and is committed to providing professional services to our clients.

Houle & Associates proudly welcomes Prakash as we gear up for the 2023 tax season!