MIAMI (June 7, 2019) – Over the last decade, Ana del Cerro-Fals has become a dedicated community member and outstanding leader at nationally recognized public accounting firm MBAF, which is why she was recently named an Up & Comer honoree in the Accounting category by South Florida Business & Wealth magazine.
Del Cerro-Fals not only serves as a principal in the Tax and Accounting Department, where she manages client-related matters, but also oversees the department’s operations at the firm’s Miami headquarters, including productivity, scheduling, and quality control procedures.
“I could not name a peer that is more deserving of this recognition than Ana,” said Miguel G. Farra, chairman of tax and accounting for MBAF. “She embodies everything the Up & Comer Award stands for; she has an incredible track record and even brighter future ahead of her.”
As lead of Tax and Accounting operations for the Miami offices, Del Cerro-Fals is responsible for all internal operations at the department’s flagship space; her leadership duties range from managing productivity and billable hours in coordination with MBAF’s COO, to recruiting involvement and navigating personnel matters. She has also helped implement several initiatives that are new to MBAF, including revamping tax policies and procedures across the entire department, while also helping introduce productivity solutions like project and workflow management software.
Committed to her industry and community, Del Cerro-Fals is heavily involved the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) Scholarship Foundation and serves as a lead delegate and a liaison between her children’s school, Conchita Espinosa Academy, and the parent body. She is also a member of the United Way of Miami-Dade’s Young Leaders program.
South Florida Business & Wealth’s honorees embody the tri-county area’s top professionals across 16 industries. Del Cerro-Fals and her peers received the prestigious recognition for achieving excellence in their careers, their commitment to the community and demonstrated leadership. The honorees will be recognized at the 2019 South Florida Business & Wealth Up & Comer Awards on June 12, 2019 at Gulfstream Park.
Del Cerro-Fals graduated from the University of Miami, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Taxation. She is highly involved with her community as a member of the University of Miami and Our Lady of Lourdes Academy alumni associations, the United Way of Miami-Dade Young Leaders program, the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Florida Institute for Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).
MBAF is ranked nationally as a Top 40 accounting and advisory firm by Accounting Today and has been named one of the Best of the Best firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting for the past 17 years consecutively, being chosen for demonstrating long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. Named a 2019, 2018, and 2017 South Florida Business Journal Best Places to Work finalist and a 2018 and 2017 Accounting Today Best Accounting Firm to Work For, MBAF is committed to creating an engaging and supportive workplace for its more than 600 highly qualified principals and employees. The MBAF team serves domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries and practices in more than 55 countries and all 50 states. Its offices are located in New York, Valhalla (Westchester, NY), Miami, Coral Gables, Naples, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, and India.