Terranova Americas was founded in April of 2011 and its main operations are based in Dallas, Texas. We also have the support of a fully staffed nearshore office in Guadalajara, Mexico that helps us leverage our operations and reduce costs for clients by assisting our team with a few back-office and middle-office activities such as collections, data entry, bookkeeping and processing.
T H E T E A M
Founder & Managing Director
Casilda Jimenez-Moran holds a B.A. in Accounting & Finance from Monterrey Tech (ITESM) and she is an active CPA candidate.
Casilda has over 16 years of experience in the Financial & Accounting industries in the U.S. and Mexico.
In 2004 she began her career as an audit staff with KPMG in Guadalajara, Mexico.
From September 2004 to March 2007 Casilda worked within the Audit Practice at Deloitte in Dallas, TX. As an audit senior, she was in charge planning and overseeing Internal Control audits (404 Sarbanes Oxley) as well as US GAAP Financial audits for clients in the Tech, Manufacturing and Financial sectors.
Casilda founded Terranova Americas in April of 2011. She now manages a team of 6 accountants and serves over 35 clients within different industries.
Casilda is an outsourced Accounting Director at Vistra (Previously, Orangefield / Columbus Avenue, LLC). Casilda joined Columbus Avenue in March 2007 as a Hedge Fund Accounting Senior and she was promoted to Accounting Manager in January 2012, managing a team of 6 accountants and overseeing the accounting procedures of several onshore and offshore Hedge Funds, Single Managed Portfolios and Funds- of-Funds.
In 2016 Casilda was invited to participate in Vistra’s International Expansion Services practice (IES), where she is mainly responsible of managing, implementing and designing ad-hoc accounting and reporting procedures as well as other business processes (such as invoicing, treasury management, etc) for newly formed US entities that are wholly or partially owned by foreign entities.
Casilda is 100% proficient in in Spanish and English and is an expert working with multiple software tools such as MS Office, VPM Accounting Software, Bloomberg, QuickBooks, Bill.com, and several broker online platforms, among others.