Rachel L. Gilbo
Industry & Service Expertise
Rachel is a senior manager in Assurance and Advisory Services serving clients in diverse industries, including manufacturing/distribution, retail, private equity and employee benefit plan audits. She has been involved with various special projects for her clients including acquisitions, internal control analysis, consolidation of foreign subsidiaries, and cost accounting projects.
Rachel’s responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the engagement with the client and partner, from the planning process to the issuance of the financial statements. She works closely with staff executing, supervising and reviewing engagements. Rachel focuses on bringing recommendations and suggestions to her clients to help improve their existing processes.
Rachel joined Bober Markey Fedorovich in 2015, with over eight years of public accounting experience.
- Employee Benefit Plans, including 11-K filers
- Private Equity / Portfolio Companies
- Manufacturing & Distribution
- Agreed-Upon Procedures / Internal Control Consulting
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bowling Green State University
- Master of Accountancy, Bowling Green State University
Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member
- Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), member
- Community Leadership Institute, Spring 2014 Class
- YMCA, Camp Y-Noah Advisory Board, board member
- Goodwill Industries of Akron, mission services committee member
- Family Promise of Summit County, past vice president, and past treasurer
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) generally requires large employee benefit plans to have a yearly audit conducted. While the main purpose of the audit is to provide reasonable assurance that the plan’s financial statements are presented fairly in. Read More >>
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