Maribel has more than 23 years of accounting and finance experience. As a Controller at Optima Office, Maribel provides oversight and recommends improvements within the accounting department, including procedures and systems. She has experience implementing accounting best practices, month-end close processes, and internal controls as well as budgeting and forecasting, software implementation, and facilitating data transfer to external tax preparers, auditors, or other business partners. Prior to joining Optima Office, Maribel served as a Controller or Sr Finance Mgr for multiple companies within the medical device manufacturing and pharmaceutical space. She worked in public accounting as an auditor serving clients in various industries, such as manufacturing, distribution, higher education, healthcare, investments, and service in private and public sectors. Maribel holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of San Diego and is fluent in Spanish, written and verbal.