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Meet Shaina, one of our talented CPAs

As a global talent solutions provider for the accounting industry, we are a people business at our core. That’s why we get to know every member of our talented outsourced accounting team.

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Team members like Shaina

Based in the Philippines, Shaina De Guzman has a passion for staying proactive, and has already picked up two bachelor’s degrees in accounting (with honours), from Angeles University Foundation. 

Shaina believes in upskilling and has access to resources and training at TOA Global that make it easier for her to deliver high quality work to clients and, more importantly, add value to their businesses.

Having worked alongside our highly-skilled professionals, Shaina has developed strong financial acumen. This couples with her time alongside her international team, which has also helped her to develop a global mindset and diverse perspective on the industry.

We’ve helped Shaina find her firm; who can we find for yours?

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Let’s build your highly skilled global CPA team

People, platforms, and places: these are the three areas we invest heavily in and they underpin all that we do to keep your firm’s success our focus. TOA Global’s framework works in a mutually beneficial collaboration, giving of our best in our ongoing platform development, our first-rate offices suites and fundamental investment into our people, to help you build a thriving accounting or bookkeeping business.

So, whether you’re an entrepreneur at a small start-up or managing a larger accounting firm, we’re able to fill any vacancies you may find yourself facing, enabling you to improve on your offering while experienced CPAs like Shaina handle your general accounting operations.

What do our CPAs do

Onboarding a CPA from TOA Global means that you aren’t just employing another team member; you’re gaining an invaluable partner. A partner who can oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions and more. 

Critically, your CPA becomes a second pair of eyes for your business’s fiscal health. They bring a senior’s skill set as well as a gift for analytics. This means that people like Shaina strengthen managerial teams just as confidently as they do financial ones. Typically, they work with:

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Accounting advisory services

Our CPAs will provide valuable advice to increase your firm’s efficiency and improve accounting systems
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Financial planning

Preparing financial statements and producing budgets according to schedule, spotting errors and suggesting ways to improve efficiency and spending
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Financial reporting

Analysing financial information and summarizing financial status to produce error-free accounting reports and present their results

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Managing teams

Managing accountants, accounting assistants and bookkeepers, as well as planning, assigning and reviewing their work
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Financial auditing

Directing internal and external audits to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) principles and local regulations

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Accounts payable and receivable

Verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling accounts payable and receivable
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Tax services

Assisting with tax audits and tax returns
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Closing procedures

Support month-end and year-end close processes

Collective brilliance means brilliant qualifications

Like all our CPAs, Shaina stays on top of her skills game using in-house training at Ab² Institute of Accounting.

Typical qualifications and backgrounds include:

+ Work Experience

Work experience as a Certified Public Accountant, Financial Controller, Accounting Supervisor or Senior Accountant.

+ Certification

Relevant certification (CPA or CMA®).

+ Degree

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field.

+ Knowledge

Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

+ Software

Experience with accounting software, including FreshBooks, Zoho, Xero and MYOB.

+ Excel

Advanced MS Excel knowledge (familiarity with formulas, Vlookups and pivot tables).

+ Business

Awareness of business trends.

+ Statements

Familiarity with financial accounting statements.

+ Details

Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail.

+ Integrity

Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information.

Join the collective brilliance

Ready to see what collective brilliance can do for your firm? We have a free and detailed outsourcing strategy tailored to your exact needs below. Click on the button to have one of our trusted TOA Global team members get in touch and arrange your outsourcing session. Chat soon.

At TOA Global, we enable accounting firms to do their best work by supplying resources from our team of top global talent

Accountants to handle accounting functions including sales invoicing, cashflows, payables and receivables, and data entry.
Our bookkeeping experts can help firms and organisations make better operating, investing and budgeting decisions.
Outsource administrative tasks like data entry, CRM maintenance, reporting and ad hoc activities.

Our EAs can help with day-to-day tasks like managing your calendar, office administration, travel arrangements and scheduling meetings.

Book a chat

To find out how TOA Global can assist your firm, please enter your details and one of our local account managers will contact you at a time that suits your schedule.