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Laetitia M. Blanchard Marzouka, CPA


Audit Senior Manager
Perez-Abreu, Aguerrebere, Sueiro & Torres, P.L.

Accounting / Attestation / Business Consulting / Forensic Accounting


Laetitia Blanchard Marzouka is an audit senior manager at the public accounting firm PAAST. She has over 10 years of experience providing attestation services to a wide range of private and public clients in the distribution, manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceutical and financial services industries. Her practice areas include accounting, attestation, business consulting, and forensic accounting.

In her current role, Laetitia provides supervision, training, and quality control. She also manages fieldwork for auditors. Laetitia participates in assigning staff and budgeting hours for audits, tracks the progress of audits, and provides technical assistance to auditors.

Laetitia has experience with BSA Model Validations and verifies that BSA models are performing as intended to meet with bank’s objectives. She ensures that they are performed in accordance with OCC 2011-12.

Laetitia stays abreast of current topics relating to public accounting by frequently attending local, state and national training seminars and conferences mainly hosted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).

Laetitia is an adjunct accounting professor at Miami Dade College.

Prior to joining the firm, Laetitia was an audit manager at Grant Thornton LLP. Laetitia was a member of the Grant Thornton US audit methodology support group and provided feedback on firm guidance and software before their releases. She also instructed local and national trainings, including FASB technical updates and inspection results from PCAOB. After leaving Grant Thornton, Laetitia was the manager of financial reporting at a public company and the corporate controller at a wholesale distributor.

Education / Memberships / Certifications / Achievements:

Florida International University, Master of Accounting
Florida International University, Bachelor of Accounting, graduated with honors
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), member
Chamber South, member
Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, member
Junior League of Miami, member, past vice-president of finance and treasurer
Miami Dade College Faculty Sharing Committee, member
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)- State of Florida