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Nicole Escudero Dueñas | CPA, CFE, CIRA
Forensic Accounting Manager

Direct: 305-787-3755
Fax: 1-888-632-2672
E-mail: nescudero@yipcpa.com


Nicole Escudero Dueñas | Profile

Nicole Escudero Dueñas, CPA, CFE, CIRA is a Forensic Accounting Manager at Yip Associates and has more than nine years of experience in bankruptcy consulting, forensic accounting, fraud investigation and litigation support.  She has worked on various shareholder and partnership disputes, financial investigations and tracing of funds.  Ms. Dueñas has also assisted in providing services to government agencies, including the Office of the Federal Public Defender and Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as to bankruptcy trustees.  She has experience is overseeing operations during the pendency of a Chapter 11 proceeding and has assisted throughout the reorganization processes.

Prior to joining Yip Associates, Ms. Dueñas gained valuable experience at a local accounting tax firm where she provided professional services to clients, including the preparation of financial statements, payroll returns, sales tax returns, and corporate and individual income tax returns.

Ms. Dueñas is a Florida certified public accountant (CPA), certified fraud examiner (CFE) and certified insolvency and restructuring advisor (CIRA).  She graduated from Florida International University where she earned a Bachelor of Accounting with a double major in International Business.  Ms. Dueñas is also a graduate of Florida Atlantic University where she earned an Executive Masters in Forensic Accounting. 

Areas of Expertise


Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • South Florida Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Board Member


  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Insolvency Restructuring Advisor



  • English
  • Spanish



  • Florida Atlantic University
    • Executive Masters in Forensic Accounting
  • Florida International University
    • Bachelor of Accounting, with second major in International Business