Madina brings over 20 years of accounting advisory and executive management experience to WilliamsMarston LLC. Madina advises a variety of clients in the areas of CECL, consolidation, investments in VIEs including equity method investments, financial instruments, derivatives and hedge accounting, embedded derivatives, derecognition, offsetting, transaction with crypto assets, revenue recognition, business combination, goodwill, leasing, IPO readiness, SEC reporting, as well as other complex technical areas.
Prior to WilliamsMarston, Madina spent a decade at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in New York, a multinational financial services organization, where she held a number of senior leadership positions in the US Finance division including Head of US Accounting and Regulatory Policy, US Financial Controller of Bank Holding Company and Head of US Finance Risk and Control. While at RBC, Madina provided US GAAP and IFRS accounting, banking regulatory and financial reporting advice on variety technical topics. She led the firm’s implementation of new accounting standards and was a member of accounting committees through SIFMA and ISDA. Madina also built and then led the US financial and regulatory reporting functions with a focus on internal control and worked closely with the C-suite across all functions in developing processes and controls to manage risks and issues.
Prior to RBC, Madina was a member of the Accounting Policy Group at Lehman Brothers Inc. in New York, a full-service global investment bank and institutional securities firm where she provided technical accounting and financial reporting advice to various businesses. Madina began her career in KPMG LLP’s Audit and Advisory practice, where she worked for nine years on the US and international assignments primarily serving companies in the financial services industry.
Madina is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and Maine, and a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from Lomonosov Moscow State University.