BMF Named a Best of the Best Firm by IPA

We are excited to announce that we have named to the 2020 Best of the Best Firms list by INSIDE Public Accounting, an award-winning newsletter for the accounting profession.

Rachel L. Gilbo



3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


About Rachel

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.



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Is This the End of the Limited Scope Audit?

In July, the AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 136 – Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISA. These new standards will go into effect. Read More >>

Multiple Employer Plans: DOL Ruling May Provide U.S. Workers with Greater Access to Retirement Plans

Employer-sponsored retirement savings plans are a proven means for helping working Americans meet their financial needs after they exit the workforce. Some employers would like to offer their workers a retirement plan, but they’re discouraged by concerns related to. Read More >>

Leases and Contract Revenue: Get ready to roll out the new accounting standards

Two major accounting rule changes will soon go into effect — and they’re expected to have major impacts on how many manufacturers and distributors report their financial results. Here are the details, including what’s changing, when the changes must. Read More >>

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