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Leah Shanahan

Principal | CPA

Leah is a Principal in the Outsourced Accounting Group, where she takes on outsourced CFO and controllership projects. She provides emerging businesses strategies to help clients improve their day-to-day financial operations and provide business value. Based in our Boston office, she brings entrepreneurial, innovative business ideas with extensive experience in a diverse array of industries. She provides strategic consulting for improving business operations based on key performance indicators. Clients rely on her proactive collaboration on tax planning and tax compliance needs.

Leah offers accounting software consulting, training, and implementation services. She is passionate about accounting technology and assisting clients with streamlining and automating accounting processes and procedures.

Leah is a Principal in the Outsourced Accounting Group, where she takes on outsourced CFO and controllership projects. She provides emerging businesses strategies to help clients improve their day-to-day financial operations and provide business value. Based in our Boston office, she brings entrepreneurial, innovative business ideas with extensive experience in a diverse array of industries. She provides strategic consulting for improving business operations based on key performance indicators. Clients rely on her proactive collaboration on tax planning and tax compliance needs.

Leah offers accounting software consulting, training, and implementation services. She is passionate about accounting technology and assisting clients with streamlining and automating accounting processes and procedures.

Leah loves the deep dive into clients' everyday business challenges. The ability to see clients' businesses evolve over years and see positive change implemented successfully is incredibly rewarding.  Leah is key in leading the BerryDunn's outsourced accounting group’s approach in providing superior service and collaboration across the firm’s wide array of expertise.

Leah is a Sage Intacct Implementation Specialist and QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.

Experience highlights

Leah helps clients with a variety of issues including:

  • Controller and CFO services
  • Accounting software consulting
  • Accounting processes and procedures
  • Financial statement and compilation preparation
  • Interim financial reporting requirements
  • Strategic business consulting 
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management
  • Tax planning and tax compliance
  • Back office support 
  • Bookkeeping services

Memberships and committees

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)

Related Services

Consulting

Business Advisory

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EDUCATION

BS, Accounting and Business Management, Fitchburg State University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CPA