Krishna as a Financial Controller at AKF Group, manages the accounting/finance department. Krishna was brought in to integrate financial operations of various group of companies domestically as well as internationally. Her experience in building financial infrastructure and standardizing accounting procedures across all companies are instrumental in firm growth. She manages the AKF's monthly, quarterly, annual financial closing
Krishna as a Financial Controller at AKF Group, manages the accounting/finance department. Krishna was brought in to integrate financial operations of various group of companies domestically as well as internationally. Her experience in building financial infrastructure and standardizing accounting procedures across all companies are instrumental in firm growth. She manages the AKF's monthly, quarterly, annual financial closing process and monitors the budgets/forecast and financial needs among several other responsibilities.
Prior to that, Krishna was an Audit Manager and a member of Construction, Manufacturing & Distributions, Architectural and Engineering, Financial Services and Professional Service Firm team for Grassi & Co. She had focused on all aspects of Audit, Accounting and Tax services for various clients. In addition to standard audit procedures, her work included risk management and quality control on a wide variety of client engagements. She analyzed processes and the specifics of a given engagement to streamline productivity, cut waste, and ensure efficiency to provide faster turnaround on all engagements.
She is a frequent speaker at NYSSCPA - Nassau/Suffolk chapter Accounting and Audit Updates and Columbia University - Construction Management sessions.
She is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), and she is the recipient of the WBC Outstanding Women of the Year Award in 2010 and NAPW VIP Women of the Year award 2012-2013.
Specialties: Specializes in Construction, Manufacturing & Distributions, Architectural and Engineering industries among many others.
Financial Controller @ AKF is a full-service consulting engineering firm serving public and private sector clients across the United States and around the world. Our practice is founded on and our members driven by our core values: integrity, empowerment, and internal client. We believe that, by fostering a firm-wide culture of service and commitment to the needs and successes of one another, we ensure that our relationships with clients are informed by the same culture and values. We are collaborative, innovative, and client-focused, creating effective, efficient, and adaptable solutions, building enduring partnerships, and delivering life-cycle engineering services. From October 2014 to Present (1 year 3 months) Audit Manager @ Grassi & Co. provides accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to industries, including Financial Services, Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution, Healthcare, Not-for-Profit, Technology, Retail, Transportation, Media & Telecommunications, and Professional Services. Grassi & Co. was founded in 1980 and has offices in Jericho, New York and at 488 Madison Avenue in New York City. Grassi & Co. has been ranked one of the 100 largest Firms in the United States by both INSIDE Public Accounting and Accounting Today, the 18th largest firm in the New York Metropolitan area by Crain’s New York Business and among the Top 10 Largest Firms on Long Island by Long Island Business News. It is consistently ranked on the "Best Places to Work" listing by Crain's. From January 2005 to October 2014 (9 years 10 months) Controller @ From April 2000 to December 2004 (4 years 9 months)
B.S, Accounting @ State University of New York College at Old Westbury From 2000 to 2004 Krishna CCIFP is skilled in: Auditing, Accounting, Tax, GAAP, Internal Controls, Corporate Tax, CPA, US GAAP, Financial Reporting, Construction, General Ledger, Financial Accounting, Manufacturing, Forensic Accounting, Financial Statements
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