Director of Accounting Services at Rea & Associates Secures Respected Credentials
New Philadelphia – Rea & Associates, a regional accounting and business consulting firm, announces that Heather McNichols, Rea’s director of accounting services, has earned the Sage Intacct Implementation Specialist and Accounting Specialist certifications. The Implementation Specialist certification is obtained by attending a week of classroom training then passing a comprehensive exam. The Accounting Specialist certification is earned by taking part in a series of web classes then passing an exam.
Intacct certifications are only given to those who have completed the required coursework and have passed specific comprehensive examinations. In obtaining her newest certifications, McNichols has demonstrated her ability to perform accounting transactions in Intacct and has taken steps to further differentiate herself from others in the industry.
“Intacct is a sophisticated cloud-based accounting software and I’m excited to get the most out of these respected resources,” said Heather McNichols, Rea’s director of accounting services. “I know this software will be highly valuable for our clients through our client advisory and accounting services.”
As the leader of the firm’s accounting and payroll team, McNichols, a QuickBooks ProAdvisor®, is responsible for helping new and current clients choose the best services to address their unique accounting and payroll challenges. McNichols has more than 20 years of experience in the public accounting industry.
McNichols earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and business from Muskingum University and was a 2017 Rea NextGen Leadership Program graduate. She resides in New Philadelphia.