Local auditing firm goes national


SANTOS-CUA Accounting, Auditing, & Consulting Firm of Cagayan de Oro City, a firm founded in 2009 by Gladeys Jill A. Santos-Cua, (BSAcctcy 2001) has taken its bold step towards serving clients in the whole country.

Santos-Cua Firm has embarked another milestone of its journey towards providing the best service to the clientele by opening offices in the cities of Manila, Cebu, and Davao.

Jill Cua of Santos-Cua Firm

“Our firm is equipped with Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and Management Accountants (MAs) who are happy serving the clientele because we ensure that our profession, passion, and compassion meet in one reference point. We do serve our clients with empathy as manifested in our mantra of ‘serving clientele as serving own.’

We recognize that one of the phenomenal contributions to our firm’s growth is our clients’ treatment with the people behind Santos-Cua Firm as business partners, not as paid professionals,” said the 33 year-old practitioner Jill Cua.

In order to meet the demands on raising the bar of excellence in the practice of profession, Santos-Cua Firm applied and was granted accreditations with the Board of Accountancy (BOA), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), National Electrification Administration (NEA), and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Santos-Cua Firm is geared towards the direction of professional partnership of CPAs soon. CPAs of the firm who meet partnership qualifications will be the partners of the practitioner. Though currently under sole proprietorship, its employees get to share the firm’s net income.

Cua earned her degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Masters in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas and Ateneo de Cagayan University, respectively.

She was past president of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Cagayan de Oro-Misamis Oriental Chapter. PICPA National awarded her as National Young Achiever in 2009 and her chapter as Most Outstanding Chapter during her presidency in 2010. Well-trained here and abroad and finishing law school, Jill Cua is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and Real Estate Appraiser. (PR)