Jami L. Olsen, CPA

Jami L. Olsen, CPA, joined Staff Ciampino & Company, P.C. in 1985. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Her primary responsibilities within the firm focus on her strong technical capabilities. In addition to hands-on accounting and auditing for many of the firm's clients, she performs final technical reviews on all financial statements reported on by Staff Ciampino & Company, P.C. to ensure adherence to professional standards. This has lead to a wide range of exposure to accounting and reporting issues in many industries, including automotive, hospitality, professional services, transportation, retail and wholesale, construction, not-for profit organizations, HUD-assisted programs, and schools, including CFR reporting to the state education department. In addition, her technical background has lead to performing Quality Control Peer Reviews on other public accounting firms around the country. These Peer Reviews are mandated and administered by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Other client services include Controller/bookkeeper placement at client offices, accounting system set-up and monitoring for both manual and computerized systems, assisting new businesses with the varied administrative and regulatory filing requirements and obtaining bank financing. She also works closely with her clients to provide pre-emptive tax planning services to minimize their personal and corporate tax liabilities.

As one of the principal shareholders of Staff Ciampino & Company, P.C., Jami has first-hand experience in the issues and problems that all business owners face. Her day-to-day activities within the Firm include all aspects of human resources such as recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, supervision and scheduling; she also helps maintain the Firm's computer network and screens new software products to find efficiencies for both in-house operations and client operations.

Jami's professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, DFK International, (an international association of accounting firms), Accounting Research Association of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and Women Ties, an organization of NYS Women Entrepenuers.