Heidy Duarte, CPA, CAMS, CFE, CFS, is a director in the Audit Department and the Regulatory Risk Solutions practice at MBAF. She has been in the financial services industry for more than 12 years with a focus in assessing risks for clients. Heidy has extensive experience with BSA/AML/OFAC, IFRS, COSO, GAAP, GAAS and SOX (“Sarbanes-Oxley”). Her knowledge in forensic accounting has enabled her to develop and strengthen fraud prevention and detection procedures for a wide-variety of clients.
Heidy’s experience includes helping financial institutions prepare for and respond to regulatory examinations including compliance with remediation requirements of regulatory enforcement actions and monitoring activities.
Prior to MBAF, Heidy was the BSA/AML/OFAC Officer and the head of Corporate Financial Fraud of a national bank where she was responsible for promoting and implementing compliance standards throughout the institution as well as minimize fraud exposure through the implementation of preventing controls. Additionally, she previously worked in a Big Four firm where she performed assurance work for several financial institutions, and participated in multiple compliance and financial statement audits for public and private companies.