Our firm serves as your outsourced chief financial officer. A highly-skilled, dedicated team of professionals will manage your day-to-day activities, while working with you to formulate, monitor and achieve your long-term business and financial goals. SFG operates in a state-of-the-art paperless environment, where the protection and privacy of your information is paramount.
SFG will assemble and lead a team of professionals in connection with specialty areas, such as contract negotiations, risk management, investment advisory, pensions/deferred compensation, and estate planning. SFG professionals work with our strategic partners to keep a steady flow of up-to-the-minute opportunities, best practices and ideas in our communications pipeline. Our reputation for honesty, integrity, independence and unbiased advice is especially valued by the clients we serve.
• Bill paying, budgeting and cash flow management
• Recording of all deposits
• Payroll administration, including domestic employees
• Coordination of pension plans and union benefits
• Financial statement preparation
• Preparation of individual and business tax returns
• Education, estate and retirement planning
• Financing - we complete all applications and bid out to our list of vendors in order to
obtain auto and equipment leases, mortgages and home equity loans/lines of credit
• Insurance/risk analysis for all types of insurance, including auto, home, life, malpractice
• Asset allocation and investment oversight
• Review and analysis of all vendor bills (such as phone and internet services) for better
plans and pricing.
Scott F. Guber, CPA
| Phone: 646-779-7810
Scott F. Guber, CPA, is President of the firm and has more than 30 years of professional experience and specializes in Business Management and Family Office services to Entertainment and High Net Worth clients.
Scott’s experience includes extensive investment and insurance analysis. He works closely with his client’s team of agents, managers, attorneys, bankers, stock and insurance brokers. His clientele includes newscasters, film and television producers, directors, actors, writers, talent managers as well as legal and medical professionals.
Scott is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He has served on the Entertainment and Sports Committee, including the Annual Conference Subcommittee, Small Business Committee of the Suffolk County Chapter and is a member of the Network of Accountants, a group of Long Island, New York small firm practitioners. In addition, he has lectured at the NYSSCPA Entertainment and Sports Committee annual conference on insurance issues affecting clients in the entertainment business as well as the analysis of talent contracts. Scott devotes a substantial amount of time to the North Shore Animal League, including running (as Team Captain every year since 2008) in the New York City Marathon. In 2012, the charity honored Scott with its Heart of Hope Award.
A former BDO USA, LLP partner, Scott graduated in 1987 from Bernard M. Baruch College/City University of New York earning a B.B.A. in Accounting.
Theresa Botti, CPA
| Phone: 631-206-5482
Theresa Botti is a Tax Manager with 15 years of experience in public accounting. Theresa’s background includes servicing privately-owned businesses, individuals and not-for-profit organizations, specifically in the entertainment industry, retail, wholesale distribution and service organizations. Her experience includes both attest engagements and tax compliance.
Theresa's professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
A former Tax Manager at BDO USA, LLP in the Business Management, Private Client Services division, Theresa earned her B.B.A. in Accounting from Hofstra University.
Kerry Carlisi, Account Executive
| Phone: 631-206-5483
Kerry Carlisi is a bookkeeper with more than 20 years of experience, working with clients in a variety of industries. She also spent many years teaching QuickBooks. Kerry graduated from Pace University with a degree in Business Administration.
Jennifer Robidas, Director
Business Management Services
| Phone: 631-206-5480
Jen Robidas is the Director of Business Management Services with over 15 years experience. Formally in the Business Management Services division at BDO USA, LLP, Jen brings with her a robust skill set in the areas of tax, general accounting, and bookkeeping. Her strong attention to detail is a major contributor to her success, and is essential in serving our clients.
Jen's professional affiliations include the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor.
Robert Sarno, Intern
| Phone: 631-206-5481
Robert will earn his M.B.A. in Accounting from St. Joseph’s College in May, 2020.
Nicole is an accountant with 8 years of experience in both public and private accounting. Her background consists of tax preparation, internal and external audits, and accounting services. She graduated from Hofstra University with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
Nicole Pfost, Accountant
| Phone: 631-206-5483
We are an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. By supplementing our services, the BDO Alliance USA allows us to:
Enhance our client services and broaden our capabilities overall
Expand our domestic and international coverage
Gain greater technical knowledge in specialty areas
Utilize professionals with experience in a wide range of industries
Access the most up-to-date technical information
Participate in the latest training programs
Utilize state of-the-art, customized computer systems
Provide our clients with key contacts and sophisticated professionals throughout the U.S.
The BDO Alliance USA brings us the necessary tools to help us better serve our clients with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
The BDO Alliance USA is a subsidiary of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through more than 60 offices and 500 independent Alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of more than 1,400 offices in over 150 countries.
BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.