Staff Accountant | Fan of Figures
“I am enthusiastic about all aspects of accounting, from double entries to book balancing, and a firm believer that figures never lie.”
Work at HAI
At HAI, Xiaopei works in the finance department, assisting the director with day-to-day accounting activities. She is heavily involved in the monthly closing process, quarterly external reporting, and year-end information compiling duties. She was initially brought into the company as a bookkeeper focusing on accounts payable and payroll cycles. A dedicated professional, Xiaopei believes in the importance of learning new skills and adapting to change. Her career and responsibilities have grown alongside HAI—she has taken on new tasks ranging from accounts receivables and general ledger to state filings.
Path to HAI
Xiaopei began her higher education at Montgomery College, Rockville, where she received an associate’s degree in business. She continued her studies, earning her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2011. Before joining HAI in 2012, Xiaopei worked as a bookkeeper for a home educational business, where she began putting her accounting expertise to use. Later, she interned at a small CPA firm to gain more accounting and taxation experience.