Melissa Castro is a Manager with Untracht Early’s Assurance practice, specializing in performing audits, audit assistance, fund administration, and outsourced accounting and bookkeeping services for the firm’s financial service clients (including hedge funds and private equity funds), as well as not-for-profit organizations. Melissa is committed to delivering clear and timely client service at each step of the engagement process. She enjoys working collaboratively with her clients to find solutions that work best for them and is always readily available to them.
Internally, Melissa leads staff trainings to increase the technical skill base of the firm’s assurance professionals and helps develop the next generation of accountants by acting as a mentor within the firm’s professional development program. She also takes an active role in Untracht Early’s recruiting process by interviewing both entry-level and experienced hire candidates.
Through volunteerism and fundraising, Melissa is an enthusiastic supporter of a number of charitable organizations including: 4 Paws for Ability, Covenant House New Jersey, Destiny Rescue, Junior Achievement, I Support the Girls, and Family Promise of Morris County.
Melissa is a member of both the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Montclair State University, from which she graduated summa cum laude, and is a licensed CPA in the state of New Jersey.