Melissa Armstrong- Accounting Manager

Melissa Armstrong kicked off her career as Certified Public Accountant in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she worked as a staff accountant for Deloitte’s tax team. She then went on to work as a personal financial planner for Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, helping her clients plan for their financial future, with a strong focus on tax planning. After six very successful years with Banco Popular, in 2010 Melissa moved to Spain to pursue her life-long dream of living abroad. During her time in Madrid, she taught English and managed the most amazing and diverse group of language teachers throughout the country. She also mastered the art of enjoying lazy afternoons of eating tapas and sipping Rueda with friends from all over the world.

As an accounting manager with Stage 1 Financial, Melissa helps clients identify and establish accounting policies and procedures best suited for their businesses, aimed to improve the quality and accuracy of their financials. She’s also spearheading the development and implementation of an internal professional development curriculum, designed to help grow the team and take it to the next level.