Davidow & Nelson

chartered professional accountants

About Davidow & Nelson

Founded in 2001, Davidow & Nelson works directly with clients to ensure their accounting and tax needs are addressed in a timely and professional manner. We serve a wide range of owner-managed businesses—both small and medium-sized—as well as non-profit entities and individuals, to whom we provide business planning, tax planning and preparation, financial statement preparation, financial projections and financing assistance.

Our first priority is your success: we offer objective, professional advice designed to help your business grow while fulfilling its financial obligations.


Howard Davidow CPA, CA

Howard Davidow has been an accountant since 1971. After graduating from the University of Manitoba with a science degree, he earned his Chartered Accountant designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba. He moved to Edmonton in 1978, where he worked for a medium-sized local firm before opening his own, sole-practitioner firm. In 2001, he joined with business partner Jim Nelson to open Davidow & Nelson LLP. Howard became a Chartered Professional Accountant in 2015.

Jim Nelson CPA, CA, CMA

Jim Nelson graduated from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1992 with an honours diploma in accounting. The next year, while pursuing his Certified Management Accountant designation, Jim began working for Howard Davidow, his future business partner. He achieved his CMA designation in 1996 and his Chartered Accountant designation in 2001. That same year, he and Howard joined together to open Davidow & Nelson. Jim became a Chartered Professional Accountant in 2015.



Accounting & Assurance

  • Review
  • Compilation


  • Corporate and personal tax compliance
  • Tax minimization
  • Tax planning
  • Corporate re-organizations
  • Estate planning
  • Family trusts
  • Owner-manager remuneration planning

Business Advisory

  • Accounting software selection and implementation
  • Strategic advisory
  • Due diligence

Our Office

10144 - 150 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T5P 1P1