Andrew Downing

CPA
Manager
Dublin, OH
Resident of Westerville, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2019
  • At Rea, Andrew can be found assessing risk on engagements to determine how the time and resources of the engagement team should be allocated, answering questions from staff, effectively managing clients to ensure proper communication between Rea engagement teams and the client.

Topics or areas of expertise that Andrew can talk about (even in his sleep):

Project management

Time management

People development

Audit methodology

Risk assessment

How we know he knows what he's doing:

Andrew received his bachelor's degree and master's degree in accounting from Bowling Green State University

Before joining Rea, Andrew worked at Rehmann in Toledo, OH and ACM LLP in Denver, CO.

He has over five years of experience in the accounting industry.

When he's not in the office, you can find him:

Staying active

Reading

Spending time with family and his dog

Inside The Mind Of...

What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? Gaining an understanding of the way people think and using that to position each person in a role that will lead to their success.

Why do you choose to work at Rea? The people. Everybody I met during the interview process seemed grounded and laid back. Having the option to work in that kind of environment was a no brainer.

What’s your favorite aspect of your job? Developing staff and seniors. I enjoy being able to share my career experiences with staff and seniors in order to answer any questions they come across through the course of their career.

What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? Fail forward

Just For Fun:

What makes you get out of bed every day? I genuinely enjoy mornings and my golden retriever makes sure I don’t sleep in!

What is one trait you possess that you inherited from your mother or father? Work ethic from my father

What is the best restaurant you’ve ever eaten at? Sushi Den in Denver, Colorado.

I am a dedicated employee that enjoys helping my clients find success and helping my co-workers excel.