Jacqueline M.Cruz is a Certified Public Accountant. She is the in-house accountant for Shebby • Hirashima LLP and owner of Archer Accountancy Group. She specializes in family law forensic accounting and personal wealth management in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Prior to forming Archer Accountancy Group, Ms. Cruz worked as a professional staff accountant in the Litigation Services Department at Gursey |Schneider LLP, where she specialized in the area of forensic accounting in family law litigation matters. She performed a wide range of forensic accounting and litigation consulting services, including, but not limited to, business appraisals, determination of gross cash flow available for support, analyses of marital standard of living, tracing of separate and community property funds, and analyses of apportionment issues. In addition, Ms. Cruz developed a method for determining child support in cases with more than two parents; this method is increasingly being taught to and used by California family law attorneys and forensic accountants.
Ms. Cruz also previously worked as an account manager in the Business Management Department at Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP, where she specialized in the management of all financial matters for entertainment and investment clients with a net worth of up to $500 million. She performed a wide range of accounting services, including, but not limited to, financial statement preparation and analysis, financial forecasts and projections, budgeting, banking, accounts payable, preparation of various tax forms (e.g. sales/use tax returns, Form 1099/1096), as well as the setup and maintenance of client chart of accounts and general ledgers. Ms. Cruz is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is also a graduate from the University of California Los Angeles.