Renée L. Mankus began her employment with the firm in March, 2008, handling Internal Revenue Service and State Department of Revenue tax controversy matters, Internal Revenue Service administrative case resolutions, including the preparation of individual and corporate financial statements required by Internal Revenue Service.  She also prepares partnership, corporate, and individual income tax returns.  Ms. Mankus does accounting and compilation work for specific engagements for those clients who do not have public accountants or bookkeepers to prepare the information required.  Ms. Mankus' Certified Public Accounting license allows her to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as well as most of the various states. 


Ms. Mankus began her career working in Public Accounting for Ernst & Young, LLP, one of the big four certified accounting firms.  During her three year tenure, she focused on preparation of individual, corporate, consolidated, partnership, and non-profit tax returns ending as a Senior Tax Consultant.  From there, she spent nine years with Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation in a number of diverse roles and responsibilities in the underwriting and technology groups.  Her experience with the financial services industry ranges from personnel management, managerial and financial reporting, including the preparation and maintenance of budgets, monthly performance results analysis, reviewing incentive plan cash awards, complex financial statement and tax return analysis for multi-million dollar loans, and development and teaching of financial statement analysis and tax return preparation for company employees in the loan processing and underwriting groups.


Prior to her association with the firm, Ms. Mankus had four years of extensive experience in private real estate and financial service areas utilizing accounting, tax, technological, and managerial skills to successfully grow businesses.  Her duties included oversight responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of daily bookkeeping through Quick Books, preparation of corporate financial statements, quarterly and annual payroll tax returns and reports, Forms 1098, 1099, and W-2, and final review and approval of audit report and corporate tax return preparation documents. 

Ms. Mankus graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida in 1988 receiving a B.S. in Accounting.  She received her Masters of Accountancy in Taxation from the University of South Florida in 1989.  She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the State of Florida.  Ms. Mankus is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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