Hart Vida & Partners is an accounting, tax and management consulting firm, serving small and medium U.S. businesses, investor groups, family offices and high net worth individuals. The firm also serves international individuals and businesses looking to establish operations in the U.S.
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Section Description: Hart Vida & Partners was built by executives from the corporate world – our team has embraced the challenges of politics, governance, budgeting, and business strategy, and learned firsthand that running a successful company is about more than just the books. Hart Vida & Partners has the practical experience to help you create an integrated financial strategy to address your most pressing challenges with solutions that will deliver outstanding results.
Name: Stella M. Vida, CPA
Description: Stella Vida has over 25 years of public and private accounting experience. She specializes in controllership and accounting operations advisory, as well as business and individual tax preparation and strategy. Stella holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting from Pace University and began her public accounting career at Marks, Paneth and Shron LLP, followed by CBIZ Mahoney Cohen & Company.
Name: Alexander J. Hart, CPA, MBA
Description: Alexander J. Hart is a principal and founder of Hart Vida & Partners. With over 25 years of experience, Alex specializes in the areas of tax strategy and planning, business process improvement, and CFO advisory. Alex graduated from St. John’s University with a B.A. in Spanish and his M.B.A. in Finance, and he obtained his accounting degree from Pace University. Alex began his career at IBM in sales operations and accounting. He was a Controller for the N.Y. Post, and has been a CFO for the medical device company Vertebron. Alex is the treasurer, and an executive committee member of A.L.T.A. (Affiliated Lawyers of the Americas). He is also a member of the National Association of Tax Preparers, and is a contributing author and mentor at Latin Business Today. Current engagements include tax strategy and preparation relating to the sale of a privately held company to a public company, acting CFO for an international company opening up a division in the United States and tax advisory and structuring relating to client acquisition of commercial real estate Alex is a managing member and heads the firm’s CFO advisory practice and specializes in tax strategy and advisory to privately held businesses.
Name: Jacqueline Devaux, CPA
Description: Jacqueline Devaux has over 34 years of both public and private accounting experience specializing in audit, advisory, and taxation services for clients in the Entertainment, Manufacturing, Distributors, Broker-Dealer, Real Estate, Pharmaceutical, Food, Family Offices, and Professional Services industries. Jacqueline heads the firms’ individual and private client tax preparation and advisory practice. She is also responsible for the technical education and training relating to QuickBooks and tax preparation. Jacqueline’s accounting, auditing, and advisory experience includes taking private companies public, conducting Mergers & Acquisitions, and serving as controller for a pharmaceutical start-up company. Her taxation experience spans from business, estates and trusts to individual, as well as conducting audits with state and federal authorities. Jacqueline began her career at Leonard Rosen & Company, a boutique Wall Street accounting firm, then went on to work for Berk & Michaels P.C., KMG Main Hurdman (now KPMG), Laventhol & Horwath, BDO Seidman, and various private companies. Recent engagements include working with the CFO of a public company on public filings, interfacing and tax preparation for clients of a family office and other tax preparation and advisory work for high net worth individuals. Jacqueline earned her B.B.A. in Accounting from Bernard Baruch College and has been a member of New York State Society of CPA’s since 1986.
Name: Ambreen Nagani, CPA
Title: Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting
Description: Ambreen Nagani joined the firm in 2014 as Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting. Ambreen has more than 30 years of public accounting and audit experience with big and mid-size CPA firms and corporate accounting in private and public traded companies. Ambreen earned her Double Major B.S honors degree in Accounting and Economics from Lehman College (CUNY). She is a member of New York State of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Current engagements include accounting and financial reporting for a major New York City franchise in the food sector.
Name: Darren Cummings
Title: Senior Accountant
Description: Darren has been with Hart Vida & Partners for over 5 years in private accounting and tax preparation. Darren works in accounting operations, payroll, sales tax as well as business and individual tax preparation for the firm. Prior to joining Hart Vida & Partners, Darren worked for over 25 years in the Hospitality and Restaurant industry managing large restaurants. With his restaurant experience coupled with his accounting and budgeting experience, Darren creates a valuable link between the operations and accounting for the firms’ clients.
Name: Accounting Services
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Name: Tax Preparation
Name: Corporate Management Consulting
Name: CFO Advisory
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