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Elizabeth Silver

Controller & Consulting Specialist

Liz is a savvy financial controller in AAFCPAs’ Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) practice. She has extensive experience providing accounting, tax planning & compliance, analysis, and financial reporting solutions to multi-national companies navigating international accounting challenges and opportunities. Liz also has expertise serving high-net-worth individuals and multi-generational families with a focus on minimizing their annual tax burden while strategizing for the future, ultimately assisting with wealth optimization.

Liz helps clients mitigate tax issues and capitalize on opportunities by leveraging her knowledge of federal and state sales, payroll, and income tax filing & registration requirements, apportionment, tax treaties, transfer pricing methodologies, reporting of foreign financial assets & foreign bank accounts, and forecasting the impact of the ever-evolving IRS tax code.

In addition to tax expertise, Liz provides clients with strategic leadership and oversight of the day-to-day accounting function. This includes: managing and overseeing daily operations of accounting staff; managing month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes; inter-company reconciliations for multi-national corporations; development & implementation of sound financial controls, policies, and procedures; annual budgeting and forecasting, along with thoughtful and insightful analysis of variances; and working closely with cross-functional teams for planning and budgeting.

Liz is proficient and pragmatic in solving the complex issues facing complex multi-national companies, which makes her an invaluable source of financial guidance as an extended member of client management teams. Liz also devotes time to training younger staff and aspiring accountants on accounting & tax best practices and accounting technologies.

Education

  • Bryant University – Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting

Prior Experience

  • Scott A. Goffstein & Associates, LLP – Senior Manager

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)