Heather McNichols

Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor®
Manager, Client Advisory Services
New Philadelphia, OH
Resident of New Philadelphia, Ohio
Rea Team Member Since 2000
  • Heather is responsible for managing the client advisory team in the East Central Region. She helps new client and current clients to find efficient solutions for their accounting department. This can include providing outsourced accounting and consulting services or implementing technology and providing training in already existing accounting departments. She also helps with team training to help keep her team up to date on new technology. Heather is also a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Topics or areas of expertise that Heather can talk about (even in her sleep):

  • QuickBooks Desktop and Online
  • Bill.com
  • Bookkeeping best practices
  • Payroll & payroll taxes

How we know she knows what she's doing:

  • She earned her bachelor's degree in accounting and business from Muskingum University.
  • Prior to joining Rea, she served in the auditor's office for the State of Ohio
  • In 2018 she earned her Sage Intacct Implementation and Accounting Specialist Certification
  • QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, Online & Desktop
  • Teaches QuickBooks classes

Furthering her professional development, Heather is involved with:

  • Rea NextGen (class of 2017)
  • She earned her Sage Intacct certification in 2018

When she's not in the office, you can find her:

  • Spending time with family, cheering on her boys in soccer or basketball, or spending time outside in her yard or around the fire.

Inside The Mind Of...

  • What does "A Brighter Way" mean to you? A Brighter Way is a positive view on the world and our jobs.
  • What's your favorite aspect of your job? Helping people. Whether I'm helping a client find a solution to their accounting issue or helping a co-worker learn a new program.
  • What line(s) of The Rea Way describes you the best? Show others that you care. Work together.

Just For Fun:

  • What profession would you choose if you didn't go into accounting? A teacher
  • What makes you get out of bed every day? My kids
  • What was your first job? Secretary at a placement agency
As a professional, I am open-minded and inventive. I love to find a new process that works more efficiently or a better way to get things done