Over the the past 13+ years, we have worked with hundreds of not-for-profit, public and private sector organizations.

We feel grateful for the opportunity to show clients how to advance their objectives and achieve results.

At OTUS Group, we value testimonials as a symbol of trust from clients who have benefited from our Financial ManagementRisk ManagementVirtual Chief Financial Officer, Business Planning, and other services.

We look forward to continuing to earn the trust of our clients and championing their successes.

 

 

Canadian Thoracic Society

“Working with the OTUS Group team has allowed me to spend less time thinking about our finances, and more time focussed on activities that drive value for our members. They have also referred us to a variety of suppliers and services to improve efficiencies and decrease costs.”

Janet Southerland, Executive Director

Safe Software

“You’ve made us better!”

Dale Lutz , co-founder

BioTalent

"When I need dependable, objective management consulting, with solid understanding of current trends and best practices, I call OTUS Group."

Rob Henderson,  President & CEO

 

 

Canadian Business Aviation Association

"CBAA selected OTUS Group to fully re-evaluate our financial management system, OTUS Group delivered as advertised. We are extremely pleased with the OTUS Group's services, they are always conscious of our costs and always able to provide expanded services as required."

Rudy Toering, President & CEO

Canadian Owners and Pilots Association

"Working with OTUS has been above my expectations.   The professionalism of the OTUS people working with us, their in-depth knowledge but overall, taking the time to understand our very nature and to genuinely help us has made the difference."

Bernard Gervais, President & CEO

Canadian Water and Wastewater Association

The financial and human resource review conducted by the OTUS team was thorough and honest and set a course to ensure our continued existence as a national association.  OTUS oversaw the full implementation of that plan that I believe saved our organization.  We now have the information we need to make informed business decisions. 

Robert Haller, Executive director 

Habitat for Humanity

Our VCFO from OTUS Group was hired at a time of change and flux at our affiliate. Richard has come on board with a passion to help us advance our operations, increase efficiency and ultimately save money and time. Richard’s expertise is now an invaluable asset to me and our organization.

Alexis Ashworth, Chief Executive Officer (CEO

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

I am forever grateful for the top notch service that OTUS group offered CAOT. OTUS group was able to provide us with an  immediate placement of an experienced, highly skilled Interim Director of Finance. Clare offered her skills and experience to help CAOT streamline accounting and budgeting procedures and systems. Clare also provided mentorship and coaching to help advance staff members’ knowledge and skills on accounting and budgeting practices.

Janet Craik, Executive Director

Ottawa Food Bank

OTUS helped Ottawa Food Bank ensure that our financial management systems were in good order and serving our needs. They helped us implement a core recommendation and we are now more efficient and have tighter internal controls. It was a pleasure working with the OTUS team.

Francine Rukundo, Director of Finance & Administration

Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

We engaged the OTUS group to conduct a Financial Management Assessment and overall financial system review.  Best practices guide our work in all areas and financial operations is no exception.  The wealth of expertise and experience marshalled by the OTUS group is significant and particularly beneficial in the not-for-profit and charitable sectors.  OTUS prepared a thorough project proposal and delivered a comprehensive report containing relevant and practical recommendations.

Doug MacQuarrieCOO

Families Canada

When you need insightful, practical perspective that you can use to manage risk, OTUS Group provides trustworthy, expert advise.  Contact them – we did.

Kelly Stone - Executive Director

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies

The Operational Review completed by the OTUS Group provided valuable insights into the core functions of our business and provided us with specific performance indicators and industry benchmarks. The exercise was extremely worthwhile.

Susie Grynol, Vice President (former)

Canadian Hatching Egg Producers

"CHEP engaged the OTUS Group to complete a Business Strength Assessment (BSA). This assessment provided valuable insights and many useful and practical recommendations for our organization.  I would recommend OTUS Group and their BSA to anyone seeking an outside perspective on their current business practices."

Giuseppe Caminiti, General Manager

Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation

The Cancer Foundation has worked closely with the team at OTUS for more than six months, developing important guidelines and protocols for the day-to-day operations of the new Maplesoft Centre. OTUS Group responds quickly and effectively to all our needs providing practical solutions for our operations, and has been an important partner for the Cancer Foundation.

Lucie Châtelain, Vice-President 

City View Centre for Child & Family Services

Overall the expertise that OTUS Group provided was instrumental in updating and streamlining our credit card procedures.  More importantly, their involvement concluded with a significant reduction in the credit card fees we were paying to our merchant service provider. We would not hesitate to recommend OTUS Group to any organization. 

Debbie Davidson, Financial Controller

Forum for International Trade Training

"OTUS Group helped us define a new business model, and provideed an objective assessment of our financial management operations.   Their business advisory services were insightful and delivered excellent value, and their recommendations have helped us out significantly. We plan on hiring OTUS Group for our next project, and we would not hesitate to recommend OTUS Group to other organizations."

Caroline Tompkins, President/CEO

United Way Ottawa

"OTUS Group's commitment to the project helped us achieve success. We engaged OTUS in a very complex project, and, as is often the case with projects of this nature, we experienced a few bumps along the way. I don’t remember the bumps as much as I remember the OTUS team’s thoroughly professional reaction to them.

Martin Sampson, Director -Targeted Community Investment Program,

Laurysen Kitchens

"OTUS Group identified approximately $27,000 per year in savings in credit card merchant fees. We are exceptionally pleased with the outcome of the assessment and would definitely recommend OTUS Group to other organizations seeking to reduce their credit card fees."

Jim Gorman, Controller 

Child Welfare League of Canada

We found the Business Strength Assessment to be very valuable for our organization. It challenged us to really think about our current processes and how they could be improved for greater outcomes. The assessment offered an immense amount of value and advice on how to strengthen our organization.

Peter Dudding, Chief Executive Officer

European Association for International Education

Hiring financial expertise from Canada may not appear to be the most logical choice for a non-profit organisation based in Amsterdam. Right from the start it turned out that OTUS understood our business as well as our needs. OTUS does provide the advice and services they promise and as an extra they are committed to the organization, acting as a valued partner and sounding board.

Leonard Engel, Director

Canadian Museums Association

We were introduced to OTUS Group through their Business Strength Assessment, which provided insights and validation into all areas of our business. We subsequently engaged OTUS to conduct a targeted marketing review and to provide options and recommendations. We were pleased with the report and would engage OTUS again should the opportunity arise.

Sue Lamothe, Director of Finance & Operation

Canadian Bureau for International Education

"The OTUS Business Strength Assessment provided insights into all areas of our business.  We now understand where we need to focus our attention."

Karen McBride, President & CEO

Sport Systems

OTUS Group plays an instrumental role in keeping our company on track to achieve its ambitious growth targets and specific milestones. OTUS’ collective experience really shined when we partnered with the firm to develop and deploy a company-wide operations manual. we were so pleased with the project, we partnered with OTUS on a initiative that saw OTUS perform an in depth investigation and procurement of a new business system software (ERP).

Matt Mould, P.Eng, MBA, President