August 1, 2016 – Kruggel Lawton CPAs is pleased to announce that Michele Reed, staff accountant, recently completed all requirements to become a certified public accountant and is now licensed as a CPA. Reed has been with Kruggel Lawton since 2013.
Reed received her undergraduate degree in business from Indiana University, South Bend, Ind., with a concentration in accounting and human resource management. She is based in the firm’s South Bend office, focusing on a variety of assurance engagements, including financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations, as well as employee benefit plan audits. Recently, she has added a number of clients in the construction industry.
“Michele has worked very hard and we applaud her for achieving this milestone in her career,” said Barry K. Hall, managing partner at Kruggel Lawton. “We are very fortunate to have her as a member of our team and are grateful for her dedication to the profession and our firm."
Requirements of an Indiana CPA license include passing the Uniform CPA Examination and having two years of full-time accounting employment. The Uniform CPA Examination measures professional competence and helps to establish the CPA license as evidence of professional qualification. The examination is a 14 hour computer-based test with four sections: Auditing & Attestation, Financial Accounting & Reporting, Regulation, and Business Environment & Concepts.