Francesca is an Associate in FRA’s Forensic Accounting team in the New York office. She has worked on post-acquisition due diligence reviews, investigations, transactional compliance and red flag testing for multinational companies.
Francesca has most recently been working on a disgorgement calculation matter with an international company under investigation by the US DOJ and US SEC. During this matter, Francesca has served as a key team member responsible for conducting in-depth, technical accounting research relating to topics of revenue recognition and cost allocation, examining company management accounting reports and general ledger activity in order to provide an analysis of historical and estimated future profits, and drafting accounting-based communications to the authorities as part of negotiations.
Prior to joining FRA, Francesca was as an Associate in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Assurance Practice in Hartford, Connecticut. While at PwC, Francesca assisted clients with preparing financial statements, workpapers, and other reports. Her experience was primarily in the financial services industry performing audit work on asset management and captive insurance engagements with clients filing under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Francesca has a Master of Science in Accounting with a certificate for Advanced Accounting Analytics, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Connecticut.