In May 2013, Melissa Valdes started working at Worth International, bringing with her 24 years of accounting experience. 21 of those years, Melissa worked for Itochu Latin America, a Japanese trading company based in her hometown Panama, until 2008 when she moved to Florida.
As Accounting Manager, Melissa is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. She is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
Melissa oversees an accounting staff of two, account receivable and account payable, to ensure work is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Working with department heads, Melissa prepares annual budget and reviews periodical forecasts.
Melissa is responsible to provide officers financial information used to assist with decision making.