Cerini & Associates, LLP, a full service accounting firm located in Bohemia, is proud to announce the following hires and promotions within the firm:
Jessica Laforge, CPA, MBA. Laforge of Stonybrook joins the firm as Audit Manager, with eight years of audit experience. LaForge joins the firm from KPMG, LLP, where she was Audit Manager for nearly six years.
Rahema Zia joins the firm as a Staff I Accountant. As a previous intern, Zia graduated from C.W Post Long Island.
Tatyana Coletti has been promoted to a Senior Accountant in the audit and consulting practice. Colletti is heavily involved in the firm's nonprofit service area.
Malini Patel, CPA has been promoted to a Senior Accountant in the audit and consulting practice. Patel works with the firm's nonprofit and pension plan clients.
Jamie Cassone has been promoted to a Staff II Accountant in the tax and business advisory practice of the firm. Jamie predominantly works with the firm's small business and healthcare clientele.
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Cerini & Associates, LLP is a full service accounting firm with a staff of nearly 40, and a foundation built on value added ideas and integrity. C&A; serves many industries, including healthcare, not-for-profit, educational providers, retail, manufacturing, technology, small business, and construction. C&A;'s specialty services include, but are not limited to, accounting and auditing, business valuation, consulting, litigation support, strategic business planning, financial forecasting, management consulting, trust and estate planning, operational and internal control reviews, and tax planning and preparation.
As a mid-size firm, C&A; operates with "Big 4" mentality and takes pride in quality of staff. All staff members receive extensive training, both through targeted internal and external training sessions and memberships.
The firm is affiliated with many professional organizations including the NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, American College of Forensic Examiners, ExecuLeaders, and the Long Island Capital Alliance. In addition, the firm produces five newsletters bi-annually, targeted to the various niche industries in which they serve.