About Us

Masterpiece Accounting Services LLC (MAS) has been impacting the small business community by providing them innovative practical solutions since its opening in 2011. MAS was founded by its owner Ibanessa Soto Hogan. With a strong passion for learning, she earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting in UTESA, Dominican Republic. In addition, she is a Certified Bookkeeper, a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor and a Chartered Tax Professional, as well as a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB). In addition, she is in the process of becoming Enrolled Agent(EA), the highest designation given by the IRS to tax professionals.

Prior to starting MAS, Ibanessa Hogan was an accomplished professional while working in the corporate world for about 15 years, accumulating solid and extensive experience in accounting, bookkeeping and auditing. She held staff and senior accounting positions in companies such as: Coopers & Lybrand (currently Price Waterhouse Coopers), ThyssenKrup Elevator/Dover Elevator, Frito Lay and Castle Oil Corporation.

Ibanessa believes that everyone has the potential to be successful and she is passionate about helping her clients achieve that success in their business endeavors by helping them understand “the meaning behind the numbers.” Being an accountant, bookkeeper, tax professional and QuickBooks specialist has allowed her to offer unprecedented value to her clients and the opportunity to look at their businesses as a whole, understanding their needs and seeking ways to streamline processes to help them become more productive and as a result more profitable. She also has a proven track record of being able to utilize her knowledge of taxation to help her clients with tax planning and the best lawful ways of reducing their tax liability.

MAS has partnered with other organizations to build a team of professionals who stand together to better serve their clients and to be a solution provider for them.

She is currently a member of the following organizations:

National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) from which she receives tax training throughout the year.

Woodard Network group, formerly National Advisor Network, a professional group of experienced and highly knowledgeable QuickBooks ProAdvisors and Intuit Premier Resellers. They provide her with the skills to become a trusted advisor to develop cutting-edge, highly innovative and vibrant practices that transform small business. In addition, the extensive training on practice growth, practice development and technology trends.

American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). Through their continuing education program she keeps herself abreast of the latest news and trends in the accounting profession and payroll.

Ibanessa currently sits on the board of the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, where she also performs the duties of the accountant for the chamber.

She also offers educational training through her firm and for WEDC, Score and The Westchester Business Council.