Karina Pulido – Financial Compliance Director
Karina N. Pulido is K&C’s Financial Compliance Director, leading a team of Certified Payroll Professionals (CPPs) providing payroll processing, statutory compliance, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) and Board of Investments (BOI) financial consultancy and other special engagements.
Prior to her joining K&C, Karina has been a CPA since 2005 and lawyer since 2014. As a CPA, she has experience in internal audit, accounting, tax compliance, and regulatory compliance. She has six years of experience as chief accountant for real estate, investment, and stock brokerage firms. She also worked as an Associated Person, licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission, for a stock brokerage firm from 2007 to 2011. After she passed the Bar in 2014, she worked as a corporate and tax lawyer for Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Firm (CLTPSJ). In CLTPSJ, she handled tax consultancy and corporate housekeeping for retainer clients, including contract review and legal research. In 2015, she worked for Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI), performing tax compliance services for FLI and its subsidiaries, including handling tax assessments and investigations, identifying tax exposures, and rendering tax opinions.
In 2013, she obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of the Philippines (UP) with a Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence and the Gonzalo T. Santos, Jr. Prize for Best Paper in Securities Law.
In 2005, she graduated cum laude with a degree in BS Business Administration and Accountancy from the same university.