Chana Manela

Compliance Specialist

Chana Manela

Compliance Specialist

Chana Manela is a professional with a wealth of experience in the world of finance and accounting. Her journey at Manela & Associates, began in 2011, and she has been an integral part of our team, contributing significantly to our firm’s success over the years.

Her expertise in finance and accounting is reflected in her proficiency in tax preparation, where she excels in handling a wide range of tax returns with precision and care. Chani specializes in individual, corporate, partnership, and non-profit tax returns, ensuring that every financial detail is meticulously reviewed and accurately filed.

Her dedication to client satisfaction is evident in her work. Chani is known for her exceptional problem-solving skills, making her a go-to resource for resolving IRS issues, drafting responses to IRS notices, and optimizing processes to minimize penalties and maximize savings for our clients.


Chana’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Touro University in Brooklyn, NY, where she graduated in May 2022 with a commendable GPA of 3.7 and earned a place on the Dean’s List.


Outside of her professional work, Chana actively contributes to her community. She has been volunteering with Ahavas Chessed, a private charity organization in Brooklyn, NY, since November 2019. In this capacity, Chana accompanies babies and toddlers in the NICU overnight at New York-Presbyterian, demonstrating her commitment to helping those in need.


In addition to her expertise in taxation, Chana is a proficient bookkeeper, offering meticulous record-keeping services to individuals and businesses. Her dedication to maintaining clean and accurate financial records ensures that clients’ financial transactions are efficiently categorized and preserved.

As a longstanding member of the Manela & Associates family, Chana brings stability, reliability, and extensive knowledge to our team. Her commitment to excellence, both in her professional career and community service, along with her remarkable track record in the finance and accounting industry, make her a trusted advisor for our clients.