As the Controller at the Roosevelt Institute, Willie Vega is responsible for all accounting functions and operations, including review of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll journals and general journal entries. Vega provides financial analysis, trains staff on finance issues, and provides ongoing mentoring on accounting software and accounting rules and regulations. Vega assists the finance team with internal audits, monthly closings, bank reconciliations, federal payroll reconciliations, and tax reporting. Vega also plays a central role in updating and preparing audit schedules and budget data. Finally, Vega supports grant monitoring and spending through ongoing review of the accounting entries.
Vega has been the Managing Director of Quantum Fiscal Services, LLC (Quantum) since 2011. He oversees Quantum’s professional services, working closely with nonprofit clients’ senior management and fiscal staff to ensure that financial procedures and operations function efficiently. In addition, Vega regularly serves as an interim director of finance/CFO for Quantum’s clients, providing organizations with guidance and fiscal stewardship during periods of leadership transition. Prior to Quantum, Vega was the Outsourcing and Software selections Manager at Fiscal Management Associates (FMA).
Vega has more than 15 years of experience in financial management and auditing and extensive experience with financial software, including Financial Edge, FUND-EZ, QuickBooks, Sage MIP, and Go System Audit. Vega received a BS in accounting from St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, NY.