Our mission

ARVA has as mission to offer our clients a professional service of advising

Consulting, review in accounting and auditing, to generate credibility and provide effective solutions, with the use of innovative methodologies that lead our clients to perform in a professional context. high level.

Our philosophy and corporate values are fully integrated to be directed towards the same goal.

We seek to achieve total quality in all our services, through the creation of work teams characterized by a continuous technological innovation with a highly ethical, integral, independent behavior.


Juan Carlos Acosta ARVA contadores

Juan Carlos Acosta

Partner & Director

Juan Carlos Acosta has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and is a C.P.A. Graduated from the Autonomous University of Chiriquí, Has a Diploma in Cooperative Administration, Diploma in Tax Management, Internal Auditor ISO 9001 - 2000. With experience in External Auditing, Fraud Auditing and Internal Auditing. He has knowledge of accounting software and management of accounting cycles of cooperatives.

Miguel Valdés ARVA contadores

Miguel Valdés


Miguel Valdés has a Bachelor’s degree In Accounting and is a C.P.A. Graduated from the University of Panama. Post Graduate Degree in Senior Management, Interamericana University; M.B.A. with a specialization in International Trade, Interamericana University. Specialist in Maritime Labor issues - Decree Law by which work in the sea and navigable waterways is regulated - Decree Law No. 8 of February 26, 1998.

Derick Brown ARVA contadores

Derick Brown


Derick Brown is an Audit Associate at ARVA and has been with our firm since 2010. Has a bachelor’s degree In Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant, graduated form ULACIT. He holds a Master’s Degree in Forensic Audit and a Postgraduate Degree in Audit from UNESCPA. He also has Diplomas in Tax, Corporate Finance, Big Data and Compliance. He has more than 10 years of experience in Accounting, Financial Statements Audits, Taxes, Payroll and is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.

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