Rebecca McDonald

Partner, CohnReznick

Rebecca (Becky) McDonald, CPA, is a partner with more than 20 years of experience providing CFO advisory services and business process improvement support to our clients. She is focused on providing a range of business advisory services, such as outsourced and project-based accounting support, SEC reporting, audit and IPO readiness, internal control and process improvement analysis, and due diligence support for mergers and acquisitions. Becky has served as the acting outsourced CFO/controller for several of the Firm’s clients and has provided post-transaction acquisition accounting support on a number of deals. Becky assists REITs, technology companies and government contractors by providing long-term accounting and financial reporting support. She has experience in helping large, publicly traded REITS with their financial restatement processes and advises the Firm’s clients on daily accounting issues, revenue recognition, lease analysis, and accounting for complex equity transactions. Becky is also leading adoption efforts of the new revenue and lease pronouncements for publicly traded companies. She stays abreast of the latest accounting guidance and provides related implementation support in a variety of capacities. Becky has extensive audit experience both managing and providing independent review of attest engagements for technology and government contracting clients as well as employee benefit plans. Prior to joining the Firm, Becky was a controller with a publicly traded software company, where she built a finance team and supervised the company’s daily activities. She was instrumental in the company’s initial public offering, facilitated SEC filings, and managed the accounting and investment functions. Education • Elon University: Bachelor of Science, Accounting Professional Affiliations • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants


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