An accomplished accounting, finance and human resources professional, Maria has a long track record of helping small businesses and large organizations implement more-effective processes and strategies. She has worked across industries, delivering expertise in day-to-day operations, talent management and global systems improvement.
As Accounting Manager for a wholesaler/retailer serving commercial and industrial customers, Maria was responsible for collections, sales and tax filings, month-end duties, special projects and overseeing accounts receivable. She reported directly to the business' owner and worked closely with a CPA to produce financials.
Earlier in her career, Maria was Accounting and Administration Manager for a refrigeration and HVAC company, where she handled bookkeeping functions and managed staff, among many other responsibilities. She was also Controller for a technology manufacturer serving the government sector. Her prior roles include Owner of an independent bookkeeping and accounting practice, Controller at a manufacturing business and Controller and HR Manager for a payroll and payroll tax-processing company.
Maria holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Chapman University and participates in numerous professional organizations and activities. She participates in continuing education to maintain her Certified Bookkeeper Designation from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.