Kelly Kwok is the Financial Controller of CAIPA for about two years. Prior to joining CAIPA, she had worked at public accounting firms for more than 15 years and had been providing accounting services to CAIPA since 2005.
Kelly joined Prager and Fenton LLP In February of 2001, and began her career as an accounting associate, providing financial and accounting services, including performing audits, preparation of financial statements and tax returns. While working there, she studied for her CPA and obtained her CPA license in 2003. After working there for three and half years, she moved on to work for Marks Paneth LLC. During her 12 years at Marks Paneth LLC, she was a manager in the general audit group, serving closely held businesses across a wide range of industries, including CAIPA. She specialized in financial and professional services, construction, retail and not-for-profit organizations. She managed a broad array of client services, from preparation of audit and other attest financial statements, preparation of projections, bookkeeping assistance and consulting on complex transactions to day-to-day operations. She also has experience in tax planning and handling federal and multi-state tax filings for corporations, partnerships and high-net-worth individuals. At the end of 2016, she left Marks Paneth LLC and joined CAIPA. She is thrilled to be part of the CAIPA family.
Kelly graduated from Queens College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in December 2000 and received her CPA license in 2003.