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Maria
Melo, CPA
Senior Manager, Assurance

Overview

Maria has more than ten years of professional experience in public accounting, serving both public and private companies in a wide a variety of industries including benefits plans, manufacturing, retail and financial services. Maria has extensive knowledge of ERISA regulations and auditing Employee Benefits Plans. Maria assists clients implement their fiduciary responsibilities and prepare for their annual auditing process as required by the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service. Maria has also conducted many of BPM’s employee benefit plan training sessions for our staff. She is experienced in providing accounting and attest services including financial statement audits, reviews and compilations. She is a member of the Cal Society of CPAs.

Interesting Tidbit

Maria had about a one percent chance of falling out of a raft on a company excursion—and of course did. Bonus points: Maria can't swim.

Professional Affiliations

  • Treasurer– Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bay Area – 2011
  • Member – California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)

Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Education

BS/Business Administration, Accounting – California State University-Hayward