Leeann Carnes

CPA
Assistant Controller
New Philadelphia, OH
Resident of West Lafayette, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2020
  • At Rea, Leeann assists in the daily accounting system including preparation of multi-entity financial statement, processes bank reconciliation and help with the month end closing. She also prepares journal entries for multi-entities, assists with the budget process, provides information for financial analysis & presentations. She also maintains fixed assets for depreciation and back-up for AP, AR, payroll and benefits as needed.

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

Public accounting

Financial reporting & analysis

Accounting forensics

How we know she knows what she's doing:

Leeann earned her bachelor's degree in accounting and forensics accounting from Franklin University.

She received her associates in applied business in accounting from Central Ohio Technical College.

Before joining Rea, Leeann previously worked at Marcum Brothers Construction, Bambeck & Associates Accounting Firm, Oxford Mining, Oxford Resources GP, Westmoreland Coal Co, L Brands Service Co and Crozier Welding LLC

She has over 20 years of experience in the world of accounting

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

Spending time with her family or reading

Inside The Mind Of...

What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? A better way to live by dreaming big and keeping a positive attitude, more things will come your way

Why do you choose to work at Rea? Rea has great potential for growth for both the firm and me in the future. I also think Rea cares about their employees and clients like family

What do you consider is your “brightest” quality? My positive attitude is my brightest quality. I try to start each day fresh, I think bringing positive vibes makes a day go better for me and everyone else I may interact with each day.

What “bright idea” do you find yourself sharing over and over? That there is always something to learn from everyone

Just For Fun:

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

What makes you get out of bed every day? My family

What is your most prized possession? My library

I am highly motivated and detailed oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced growing environment. I am also results-oriented with strong communication & analytical skills.