Fatema is a partner with more than 12 years of public accounting experience providing assurance services to various clients in the public and private sectors. She advises clients on audit processes, internal control assessments and implementation and maintenance of accounting procedures. Fatema specializes in Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Alternative Investments and Broker Dealers under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. She has experience with alternative investments including funds with assets under management ranging from $1 million to $50 million and includes a wide range of financial products including public and privately-held stock, derivatives, debt instrucments and private investment companies.
Fatema has in-depth knowledge and experience related to registation and reporting under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; interpretation and implementation of regulations governing filing requirements; researching and resolving SEC issues through communications with the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance; and navigating the evolving issues and requirements of the public reporting landscape. She is involved in Withum's training and development programs for various levels of professional staff.
Fatema is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA). Fatema has her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Within the community, she is the Treasurer of NY/NJ Baykeeper and Enabling Minds.
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