Yahaira Mendez


For each client, my goal is to understand their particular tax and financial circumstances so that I can provide the best planning and compliance services. They can rely on my background and experience to do so.

Yahaira Mendez is a Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies with over 17 years of experience in public accounting. She provides tax services to closely-held, middle-market companies in a wide range of industries including manufacturing and distribution, and hospitality.

Yahaira specializes in tax planning and compliance for individuals, partnerships, S-Corporations, and multistate consolidated tax returns.

In 2016, Yahaira was named as one of the “Women of Note” by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. She also plays an active role as the Liaison for the Cranford office in the Firm’s Women’s Initiative Network (WIN).

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
  • Vestry Member of St. Peter’s Church (New Jersey)


  • Certified Public Accountant (New Jersey)