Arkansas accountant receives promotion

The Fort Smith, AR-based CPA and wealth management advisory firm of Beall Barclay & Company, PLC has announced the promotion of Katie LeJong, CPA to Audit Manager.

“Katie has stepped up as a leader of our accounting and auditing department since joining Beall Barclay,” says Mike Carroll, CPA and Managing Partner of Beall Barclay & Company. “Her promotion to audit manager will allow her to extend her leadership skills in addition to providing our clients with exceptional service.”

LeJong began her career in public accounting by joining Beall Barclay & Company in 2000. In her role as audit manager, she is responsible for planning and organizing client engagements, preparing and analyzing financial statements, evaluating internal controls, mentoring department staff and maintaining close relationships with the firm’s clients. LeJong previously served as a senior accountant in the accounting and auditing department.

LeJong is a graduate of Arkansas State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1999. Her professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). In addition, LeJong is an active member of Grace Community Church and is on the Steering Committee of the United Way Young Leaders Group. She currently resides in Greenwood, Arkansas.

Beall Barclay & Company, PLC is Western Arkansas’ premier provider of accounting, auditing, bookkeeping and wealth management advisory services. With locations in Fort Smith and Rogers, the professionals at Beall Barclay have been committed to a holistic approach to financial success for a diverse group of clients for over 45 years.

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