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As a Manager in the firm’s Assurance practice, Melissa L. Silvestri, CPA works with management companies, commercial clients, and family-owned businesses. She assists her clients by handling a wide variety of needs, providing them with outsourced accounting, bookkeeping, audit assistance (including preparation of financial statements), and compilation services. Additionally, she assists the Business Support Services practice with payroll administration.
To best serve her clients, Melissa works closely with them to understand every aspect of their engagements, keeping them updated on the status of their engagement, coordinating with other service areas of the firm who are also involved in the engagement, and acting as point person between the firm and those clients.
As a participant in the Assurance practice’s training program, Melissa is a presenter at staff trainings. Additionally, she takes part in the firm’s professional development program , serving as mentor by coaching junior professionals on best practices and both soft skills and technical skills development. She also takes an active role in the firm’s recruiting process through her attendance at on-campus recruiting events and during the in-house interviewing process for experienced hires.
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 and is a licensed CPA in the state of New Jersey.