Moran Cohen

CPA, Manager, Audit & Assurance Services
Moran

Moran Cohen

CPA, Manager, Audit & Assurance Services

Moran Cohen joined Manela & Company, APC, in 2018 as the Audit & Assurance Services Manager. She conducts and oversees all such engagements, including financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations.

Since joining the firm, Moran also reviews federal, state, corporate, partnership, individual, and gift tax returns. She oversees the monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns and payments for all of the firm’s clients.

In addition, Moran reviews the books and records of the firm’s clients and advises on corrections or adjustment entries. Moran handles various notices, tax audits, and property tax cases with the compliance department.



Education


Moran Cohen obtained her Masters of Accounting from the University of Southern California in 2012, following an undergraduate B.A degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Irvine, where she graduated as a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Economics Honor Society, and the National Society of Leadership and Success. She has been a member of the AICPA since 2016 and was a Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor in 2018 – 2019. Moran is a Certified Public Accountant as of 2016 and a licensed Real Estate Salesperson agent as of 2022.


Career & Experience


Prior to joining Manela & Company, APC, Moran worked for Deloitte & Touche as an experienced senior in the audit and assurance service, performing audits and reviews of financial services and real estate clients, of both private and public companies. Moran also specialized in evaluating real estate appraisals and was involved in funds accounting. At Manela & Company, APC, Moran manages a team and provides bookkeeping, tax, audit, and advisory services to select clients, handling their accounts professionally from A to Z. Her audit experience at the firm includes audits of for-profit and nonprofit organizations, as well as HUD and Yellowbook audits. On the tax sector, Moran also performs and reviews consolidated corporate tax returns and multi-state allocation and apportionment tax returns, among other tax services.