Elena Jeanfreau is the Staff Accountant at Global Trade Advisors. Ms. Jeanfreau handles the complete accounting cycle of the Company, which includes generating various financial reports, invoicing clients, processing payroll and filing federal and state payroll returns. Besides day-to-day, monthly and year-end accounting operations, she is responsible for ensuring that all accounting allocations are appropriately made and documented. Ms. Jeanfreau also participates in overall Company planning including budgeting and financial projections.
Ms. Jeanfreau is a graduate of Izhevsk State Agricultural Academy, in Russia where she was an Honors Graduate and received her Master’s degree in Accounting & Economics. During her studies, she won a grant to become a one year Exchange Student in the U.S. at Alabama A & M University, where she took Accounting and Economics courses. After moving to the U.S., she continued her education at Portland State University in order to gain knowledge in accounting focusing on the United States laws and regulations. She gained a thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and successfully passed the CPA Exam.