Meena Hanifi, CPA

Outsourcing Director

Meena Hanifi is a Director in E. Cohen’s Outsourced Accounting Services Group and has more than 25 years of accounting experience. She is responsible for guiding and training senior level and manager accountants, managing client relationships, and providing accurate and timely accounting in more complex areas to the Outsourcing Services Group. 

Prior to joining the firm, Meena worked as a Senior Manager at a local consulting firm, where she provided fiscal management and accounting services to clients; recommended, designed, and implemented necessary financial controls and procedures; and assisted with accounting software deployments. She also managed multiple teams of staff; reviewed and analyzed monthly financial statements to ensure accuracy and recommend relevant business decisions to clients; and administered high-value business advisory services including CFP and Controllership services to various clients. Meena assisted clients with budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow analysis, reviewed and analyzed client expenses, leases, and other agreements and contracts, managed all aspects of client annual audits and tax filing process, and participated in internal initiatives. 

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). 

Meena graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accounting from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.