Fernando Cortés serves as Staff Accountant for MRA Associates. In this role, he works directly with the Controller to develop cash flow projections and revenue forecasting, operates as a project manager for accounts payable processes improvements, and coordinates billing with all vendors. His other responsibilities include monitoring financial and internal control procedures, analyzing capacity and margin reports, and managing employee expenses.
Prior to joining MRA Associates full time, Fernando served as an internal accounting intern from 2017 to 2019. In this role, he prepared consolidated financial statements, provided expense reimbursement services, and participated in a variety of company-wide projects. Fernando earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Certificate in Applied Business Data Analytics from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He was also recognized as a New American University and Obama Scholar, as well as a Moeur Award Recipient. Fernando is an Investment Foundations® Program certificate holder.
In his free time, Fernando enjoys spending time with his family and friends – preferably surrounded by good food and music. He also loves to share his photography to brighten people’s day, one picture at the time.