DaleParks & Associates

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  • Certified Public & Chartered Accountants
  • Management Consultants
 
 
 
 

Meet the Team


Eaton S Parkins, FCA, CPA, MBA – Partner

Mr. Parkins is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  He was educated at the City University of New York, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Accounting; and the University of South Florida, Tampa, where he obtained his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) specialising in Accounting.   He is also a licensed member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He also holds various securities industry licenses with the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) in the United States of America, including General Securities Representative (S7); General Securities Supervisory Principal (S24) and Financial and Operations Principal (S27).

Mr. Parkins is a financial services professional with extensive experience in management consulting, regulatory reporting, financial and cash management, corporate finance, operations, cost analysis, auditing, internal controls, marketing and pricing strategy and new business development.   He has serviced clients in such industries as manufacturing, financial services, retailing and wholesaling, transportation and distribution, agricultural products and technology.

Mr. Parkins started his career at Price Waterhouse, Chartered Accountants, Kingston, Jamaica.   He migrated to the United States in 1987 where he held senior management positions at Credit Lyonnais Bank, New York City, and also at Kuehne & Nagel Inc (an international freight forwarder) in their New York City Corporate Head Office and Orlando, Florida Division. He was Vice President/ Chief Financial Officer of a Tampa, Florida stockbrokerage and investment banking firm.   There he was responsible for regulatory and financial reporting, compliance and operations management as well as corporate finance and money management.  He was also a director and secretary of the Board of Directors. More recently he has been a founder and managing partner of DaleParks since 1998. 

Mr Parkins has completed management consulting, auditing, accounting and other operational assignments in the United States, Jamaica and other parts of the Caribbean Islands at senior levels.

 

Austin L Daley, FCA, FCCA, CGA – Partner

Mr. Daley is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) with vast experience in finance and administration.  He attended a number of seminars sponsored by the Institute of Internal Auditors as part of his development and training.

Mr. Daley started his career in 1981 at Price Waterhouse (PW), Jamaica as a trainee accountant where he progressed to the level of senior accountant, while gaining his experience as an external auditor.  During his nine years association with PW, he completed his Certified Accountant Exams with the CACA.  After leaving PW, he worked as Internal Auditor manager with the Wray & Nephew Group of Companies. He then worked in the hotels and other lodging places industry initially as Financial Controller with the Sandals Group, Ocho Rios Division and then as Director of Finance and Administration with the Friends Group of Companies.

Mr. Daley has extensive experience in training and development; implementation of major internal control policies; the design and preparation of financial control policy manuals, preparation of employment regulation manuals and employee hand books; initiation and approval of major investment transactions; development and implementation of computerised accounting systems; internal and external auditing, and financial reporting.

He directed and controlled the restructuring and reorganisation of two large hotels of more than 250 rooms each. As a previous partner and consultant of a management consulting and auditing firm, Mr. Daley was responsible for recruiting, supervising, coordinating, training, and developing good work attitudes among the consultants and auditors as well as to provide good customer service relations to the clients. Mr. Daley has been responsible for the execution of a number of local and overseas management consulting and auditing projects.  

His professional affiliation includes:

  1. Fellow   – Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA)
  2. Member – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (CA)
  3. Member – Institute of Internal Auditors

 

Trevor Jackson, CISA, CFE, MBA - Associate
            
Mr. Jackson is a certified information systems auditor and specialises in systems audits, computer forensics and fraud investigations. He is also a certified project manager professional (PMP). Mr. Jackson has over 15 years of audit, risk management, governance and information technology experience in the insurance, aviation, manufacturing and higher education sectors. He obtained his Masters in Business Administration in International Business and his Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS).

Mr. Jackson started his career in the aviation industry after completing aeronautical and air traffic control studies at Bailbrook College, Bath, UK; he served as an approach air traffic controller with the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) providing approach control services to flights departing from and arriving at Jamaica’s two International airports (Sangster’s Int’l and Norman Manley Int’l).

Mr. Jackson migrated and subsequently assumed leadership roles as an IT executive, audit consultant and manager implementing IT projects and audit and compliance programs at several public and private entities in the United States: Connecticut University Board of Regents, The Hartford Financial Services Group (a Fortune 500), The Hanover Insurance Group, CNA Insurance Group and The Washington Post (Kaplan Higher Education).

Mr. Jackson has completed consulting assignments in Jamaica and has delivered several presentations in the United States and the Caribbean on audit, fraud and project management topics.

His professional affiliation includes:

  1. Member - Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  2. Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE)
  3. Member - Information Systems and Control Association (ISACA)
  4. Member - Project Management Institute Jamaica Doctor Bird Chapter (PMI-JDBC)