August 9, 2018 Share

First Steps Financial Announces Colleen Smith as New Controller

We are very pleased to announce that Colleen Smith will be joining First Steps Financial as the Controller and Bookkeeping Manager to oversee our team. Colleen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge as she has been a resourceful and proactive Finance Executive for over 30 years. She looks to foster efficient and cost-effective financial operations in both corporate and non-profit entities. She leverages subject matter expertise in accounting, tax, audits, and regulatory compliance to build and maintain focused and efficient financial departments. Colleen is eager to critically evaluate and respond to rapidly evolving financial environments, constantly driving alignment of all financial and long-term organizational goals. She enjoys leading with the intent of developing a strong team. 

Colleen graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. She obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She is a licensed CPA (inactive) in New Jersey and a Quick Books Online Pro-Advisor. Her memberships include NJSCPA and AICPA. 

When not working, Colleen is busy with her four children being their biggest cheerleader! They are busy pursuing their academics, athletics and now careers. 

Please join us in welcoming Colleen to First Steps Financial!