As a Senior Accountant in the Finance department, Andrew Smilak maintains accurate financial records and accounts, prepares cash flow and budgeting statements, ledger coding, processes expenses and payables, and providing direct support to the Vice President of Finance. Previously, Andrew worked with Elliott Davis, a regional public accounting firm in Columbia, South Carolina where he was an Audit Staff Accountant. He was responsible for client communications, audit fieldwork, and providing financial statements and deliverables to the audit committee.
A Charleston native, Andrew received his Bachelor of Science at the University of South Carolina, and his Master of Science in Accountancy at the College of Charleston. He is a member of the South Carolina Association of CPAs (SCACPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
When he’s not crunching numbers, Andrew enjoys playing tennis, volleyball, and hockey. He’s an avid outdoorsman and loves fishing, duck hunting, and taking his dog, Cooper (a Chesapeake Bay Retriever) to the beach.
“I heard amazing things about Advantage|ForbesBooks while I was interviewing, and the first day I walked through the door as an employee, I was not let down,” Andrew explains. “It is a great feeling to be with a team that wants to see you succeed as much as you want your own self to succeed.”