Spotlight: Vanessa Pereira

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Name: Vanessa Pereira Company and Position: Senior Assistant Accountant at Piccerelli, Gilstein & Co., LLP Position Description: Working with colleagues and clients in connection with providing tax assistance for the preparation of tax workpapers and tax returns. This includes providing guidance on tax treatment of items as they arise. What a typical day is like in this position: Since I am always working on something different almost every day, there is nothing really “typical.” But, I am usually preparing tax work papers and returns (various types), discussing questions/concerns with my colleagues/clients, and trying to make people laugh throughout the day. What I am working on now: The preparation of 990s, cleaning up a client’s books and records, setting up CPE trainings, and getting ready for the upcoming tax season. I…
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New Directors Elected

Newsletter, RICFE
On August 1, the new board of directors took office in accordance with our bylaws. Those re-elected to a two-year term include President Laura Da Fonseca, CFE, CPA, MST, CDFA, CFF; Treasurer Nathan Tamba, CFE, CFSA, MBA; and Director Frank Monteiro, CFE, CRMA, CICA. There was a vacancy in a director serving until the 2017 election. Jean Lehman, CFE, CPA, CFF was elected to serve for a one-year term and is a new director. The board also welcomed three new directors serving until the 2018 election. Those elected are Evan Lemoine, CFE, CPA, CGMA, PRP, MBA; Laina Borowski, CFE, CMI; and Dick Conard, Jr., CFE. Returning to the board are those who are up for election in 2017 and include Vice President JoAnn L. McEwen, CFE; Secretary Nancy Gregory, CFE, MBA; Training Director Todd…
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Spotlight: Laina M. Borowski

Spotlight: Laina M. Borowski

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[caption id="attachment_153" align="alignright" width="212"] Laina M. Borowski, CFE, CMI[/caption] Name:  Laina M. Borowski Company and Position:  Manager at Ernst & Young LLP Position Description:  I’m a manager in the Indirect Tax Practice, specializing in Property Tax.  As the engagement manager for several large clients, I’m responsible for ensuring that approximately 13,000 business personal property returns are timely filed each year.  Additionally, I’m responsible for ensuring that approximately 7,000 tax bills are paid timely each year.  Filing tax appeals and facilitating the many audit requests we receive are also part of my responsibilities. What a typical day is like in this position:  Busy, busy, busy!  While I travel frequently to the Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA offices, I’m actually a teleworker.  When at my home office in RI, I’m on the…
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