KATRINA NICOLE G. GOMEZ, CPA
Senior, Financial Services Office (FSO)/Assurance
SGV & Co., a member practice of Ernst & Young Global
6760 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Philippines
Direct: (632) 891-0307 loc. 7483
Mobile: (63) 917 717 5267
Katrina Nicole Gomez is currently a Senior Associate in the FSO/Assurance practice of
SGV & Co. (Ernst &Young, Philippines). She joined the firm in November 2012 after
passing the CPA board exam in October 2012. She graduated with a degree in Bachelor
of Science in Accountancy at the University of Santo Tomas. Her performance rating for
the FY2014 and FY2015 was 4 (meaning “Exceeded Expectations” compared to relevant
Currently, she is handling the offshore audits of CIMA - registered hedge funds based in
Hong Kong. She has also experienced handling clients from Malaysia, Singapore and
Australia, after being transferred from the local audit to Asia-Pacific Talent Hub (ATH) in
August 2013. In 2016, she became part of the EY Global Mobility Program wherein she
was sent to EY Hong Kong for a short term assignment. She was able to have firsthand
experience on the audit of hedge funds, both for US GAAP and IFRS.
Her primary responsibilities includes the planning and execution of the audit
strategy, communication of significant issues noted during the audit, supervising and
administering the junior staff during the audit fieldwork, ensuring quality in all deliverables
to the client and onshore team, preparing and submitting reporting packages and
reporting directly to the engagement executives (i.e., Manager, Senior Manager
and Partner). Other responsibilities includes establishing and maintaining good client
relationship, overseeing the workflow in the engagement, providing coaching and
trainings to newly transferred associates.
She has also an in-depth experience in the Asset Management Industry and exposure to
Banking, and Food and Retail Industries.
She is with competent knowledge and experience in auditing and accounting principles
and policies, proficient in the application of IFRS and PFRS, has knowledge in US GAAP
standards. She is also IFRS accredited for FY 2014 – 2016, with excellent
analytical, research, time management, and oral and written communication skills.
Relevant Skills and
Performed statutory audit on the financial statements prepared in conformity with
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for hedge funds.
Prepared and performed reviews of key deliverables for submission to EY
Cayman office as required by the financial statement reissuance.
Performed an understanding of the client’s business to identify significant risks
and accounting issues, evaluates internal controls on significant
processes and other risk factors to determine the degree of reliance in the
client’s controls, to establish the audit strategy and design audit procedures.
Worked through numerous complex technical accounting and valuation reporting
Direct reporting of audit deliverables and audit issues to onshore managers
Discusses and resolves audit issues noted with engagement executives.
Develops and manages plans for engagements such as objectives, timeline,
budget, priorities, team responsibilities, and work products.
Developed and maintained good client relationship by obtaining knowledge of its
business and industry practices.
Developed and maintained good client relationship by providing helpful insights
on how to improve their financial reporting.
Conducted basic asset management training and mock audits to junior staff
members in ATH.
Conducted advanced asset management training, specifically on the use of the
EY Canvas tool as well as facilitation EY Canvas reinforcement trainings.
Other Relevant Skills:
Effectively functions as a Manager; oversees five separate engagements under
one group. Manages other junior senior associates and able to properly delegate
Well – organized and good at prioritizing tasks.
Can work under pressure, heavy work load, and simultaneous deadlines.
Knowledge in the use of the EY Canvas tool.
Designs and performs audit strategies specifically modified per engagement.
Assists the junior staff associates in the performance of the audit work through
on- the-job coaching and providing timely feedback.
Detail-oriented and can work with minimal supervision.
Able to establish good-working relationship with members of multi-cultural teams.
Capable of multi-tasking and working in a time-sensitive and dynamic
Industry Exposure Asset Management
Katrina is currently handling and has experience with various types of funds that has
different investment strategies, structures, reporting standards and regulatory bodies.
Fund of Funds
Private Equity Funds
Other related Asset Management Engagements:
Fund of Funds
Options and Other Derivatives
Other than asset management industry, she also experienced handling accounts in other
industry with different reporting standards and regulatory bodies, as well.
Food and Retail Industry
School and Hospitality Management
Banking (specific procedures only)
Reporting Standards and Regulatory Bodies
International Financial Reporting Standards
Philippine Financial Reporting Standards
Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards
US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)
Cayman Island Monetary Authority
Educational Background 2008- 2012 University of Santo Tomas
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Professional Certification Certified Public Accountant, October 2012
Affiliation Member, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
Introduction and Advanced
Training to Asset
(September 2013 and 2014)
ASSR 101 - 301
(November 2012 – August
Banking Industry Briefing
Financial Instruments Training
IFRS Intermediate ILT I and II
(September 2014 and
November 2014, respectively)
2014 IFRS Executive Update
2015 IFRS 15 Enablement
A program aimed to provide and enhance basic and
advanced understanding and knowledge of hedge
funds/asset management industry, including developing
approach on complex transactions.
This program was intended to equip the participant with
the knowledge and skills set required at each level.
This briefing was designed to orient E&Y staff at all levels
with the current updates in the banking industry (i.e., new
circulars issued by Central Bank, revenue and tax
regulations, amended IFRS’ potential impact, among
This training was designed to give a basic overview of
the different kinds of financial assets and liabilities
This training was designed to reinforce the knowledge
and have a deeper understanding on the various
accounting standards to be able to apply it to current and
Briefings and updates about recently issued accounting
pronouncements and the latest Ernst & Young
This training was designed to provide participants with
knowledge on IFRS 15, the new revenue recognition
standard, and its impact on certain industries.
Core Competencies Technical Competencies
Well-versed in accounting and auditing standards particularly International
Financial Reporting Standards (FRS”) and International Standard on Auditing
Performed valuation procedures for equity securities, bonds, forward contracts,
private equity investments, and suspended stocks.
Performed an audit for a Fund with a non-standard audit period of 18 months.
Performed a liquidation audit for a Series Trust.
Performed an audit for a US GAAP fund with Private Loan investments.
Prepared and reviewed the financial statements of different Funds with different
structures, investment objective and strategy.
Well-versed in pricing applications such as Reuters and Bloomberg.
Can work with minimal supervision.
Proficient interpersonal communications skills.
Fast learner, flexible in any work environment, and willing to travel and
Organized and keen with details. Can work well within a team.
Able to adapt and build a good relationship with colleagues..
Personal Information Birthdate : 03 March 1992
Civil Status : Single
Citizenship : Filipino
Gender : Female
Character References Available upon request