Elijah earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance from Temple University in Philadelphia and is also a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), a CHAE (Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive), and a CQPA (Certified QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor). He has 10 years’ experience as a Controller for hotels, restaurants, and caterers, which includes multi-entity and multi-state operators. He worked at both the property level and the corporate offices, helping small business owners achieve their strategic and financial goals. He is a member of the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), PICPA (Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants), and ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners).
Elijah’s expertise includes financial statement preparation and analysis, balance sheet and bank reconciliations, budgeting, forecasting, cash flow projections, inventory management including COGS and cost accounting, streamlining and redeveloping processes using automation, legal review including lease agreements and service contracts, forensic fraud investigations, and the development/implementation/monitoring of internal controls and SOP’s.
When not working, Elijah enjoys hiking and biking through the Wissahickon valley and Schyulkill river trails with his wife and 3 young boys. He also enjoys day trips to the beach and local amusement parks, while relaxing at night with a classic movie from Hollywood’s golden age.Return To Our Team