Brian Clark

CPA
Manager
Dublin, OH
Resident of Westerville, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2021
  • Brian is responsible for providing client services which includes sales & use tax overpayment and underpayment reviews, voluntary disclosure agreements (VDA's), training guides, audit defense (defense of entire audit, negotiations with auditors, recommendations to clients going forward, training), exemption certificate management, vendor connections, point of contact for all sales & use tax questions, codes and regulations research, nexus studies and CAT taxes.

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

Sales/use tax

Audit defense

Nexus studies

Compliance & consulting

How we know he knows what he's doing:

Brian holds a bachelor's in marketing and an MBA from Franklin University.

Prior to working at Rea, he worked for a Wisconsin-based accounting form, Scheck SC, which was acquired by CLA in 2019.

He continues his commitment to his profession by:

Serving as a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Wisconsin Institute of Public Accountants.

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

Reading history

Listening to music

Riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle

Inside The Mind Of:

What does a brighter way mean to you? Take your work personally.

What’s your favorite aspect of your job? Every day brings a unique challenge.

What do you consider is your “brightest” quality? I'm a lifelong learner.

What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? Supporting growth and success internally which leads to a brighter future for our clients.

Just for Fun:

What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A veterinarian

What is one trait you possess that you inherited from your mother or father? Perseverance

What is the number one reason you would hire you? The ability to think outside the box.

With regards to consulting, I combine my accounting and operations experience to work with clients to provide logical solutions.