Kristen D. Berdar
Kristen is the founder and leader of Virtual Accounting Solutions (VAS). She launched VAS after a 25-year career in public accounting, dedicated to helping clients in business, government and for for profit organizations. With a keen interest in technology and its ability to improve operations and efficiency, Kristen combined her expertise in outsourced services for CFO, controllership and accounting to develop the VAS division.
Virtual Accounting Solutions partners with clients to make their businesses more efficient by streamlining processes and identifying and implementing best practices utilizing cloud –based technology. Outsourcing your accounting functions allows your company to save precious time and money. Clients Kristen and her team work with have been able to re-direct their resources and staff to support their higher profit, revenue generating activities. Our clients can then achieve greater performance, flexibility and growth because they are provided with the visibility and control that previously could only be achieved by them being at the core of the day-to-day activities of their business.
Kristen is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) with a background in Tax, and has extensive experience in the not for profit, professional services, medical, and retail industries. Kristen is an acknowledged industry leader who regularly contributes her expertise to local media, including The Business Review, The Times Union Women@Work, and The Saratogian.
Education and Professional Memberships
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, State University of New York at Oswego
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- New York State Society of CPAs
- Institute of Management Accountants
- Graduate of the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program
- Women @ Work Innovators Member
- Volunteer for Make-A-Wish and Alzheimer's Association