Our services

We all have different needs.
Let’s take care of yours.

In today’s fast-paced business environment, a healthcare clinic, like any other SME, has professional services needs that go far beyond bookkeeping and tax returns.

After more than 30 years of meeting and anticipating those needs, Escient has now built Quebec’s most complete team of professionals specializing in finance, accounting, taxation, business law, coaching and human resources. They are partners in your success, and all of their services are available à la carte.  

Whether you need to negotiate a deal, plan a hiring or optimize your financial results, here is a look at how Escient creates value for you.

Accounting & assurance

Timely and accurate financial information is the cornerstone of healthy management. Our chartered professional accountants and accounting technicians are fully equipped to meet needs such as:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting assistance
  • Payroll management
  • Accounting system development
  • Training of accounting staff
  • Audit engagements
  • Review engagements
  • Compilation engagements
  • Special reports


Our team includes 11 specialists (accountants, lawyers, financial planners) who are ready to help you with:

  • Tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts
  • Tax authority audits
  • Sales taxes
  • Personal and estate tax planning
  • Corporate reorganization 
  • Compensation strategies

Consulting & transactional services for clinics

Our experienced professionals can guide you through your most important projects. You can trust them for initiatives such as:

  • Clinic acquisition and sale
  • Start-up and relocation
  • Profitability analysis
  • Clustering strategy (including operational management, compensation and division among shareholders)
  • Financial forecasts
  • Development of a financing plan 
  • Negotiations with financial institutions, property owners or prospective partners
  • Business coaching

Legal services

Our business law practice group comprises attorneys recognized for their thorough understanding of the legal issues that matter to healthcare clinics. Working closely with our tax group, they are often involved in matters such as:

  • Business acquisition and sale
  • Incorporation
  • Shareholder, partnership or co-ownership agreements
  • Estates and trusts
  • Wills, mandates in case of incapacity, cohabitation agreements
  • Tax planning

Human capital management

Our organizational development practice group includes a talented team of certified human resources professionals. They assist clinic owners and managers in many ways such as:

  • Complete analysis and recommendations pertaining to structure, tools, complicance with labour laws and best practices in human capital management
  • Employee mobilization and satisfaction diagnosis  
  • Recruitment, hiring and onboarding of new employees
  • Performance evaluation management
  • Total compensation and pay raise management 
  • Development of employee recognition and retention programs
  • Conflict and contentious issues management
  • Handling labour complaints with the CNESST or the Tribunal administratif du travail
  • Strengthening of leadership abilities with clinic owners
  • Training and professional accompaniment of clinic managers