Leann Rappaport is a Partner with CFGI, providing accounting and consulting services in a variety of industries. Prior to joining CFGI, Leann held positions at Consolidated Edison Company of New York and ICON Investments after beginning her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York, New York.
Throughout her career, Leann has gained extensive experience with financial reporting, corporate accounting, and various other accounting functions. Leann has in-depth experience in SEC filings as well as internal management and Board of Directors reporting. Leann has worked in various corporate accounting roles, including general ledger close, consolidations, and technical accounting. Additionally, she has experience in financial forecasting working with a forecasting model to assist in creating one to five-year forecasts.
While at CFGI, Leann held an interim controller role, responsible for all general accounting functions, as well as credit, collections, and cash management. She also has assisted clients with a manual consolidation and drafting technical accounting memos related to asset acquisition, revenue recognition, restructuring activity, grant accounting, and variable interest entity determination. She also has led IPO readiness projects and drafted S-1 filings.
Leann has managed the SEC reporting process for multiple clients, which included the timely filing of 10Qs and 10Ks (including one Super 10K filing) and the associated XBRL filings. In addition to completing the essential reporting requirements at these various clients, she performed 10K rewrites, improved processes surrounding the reporting function, and assisted in the improvement of the XBRL tagging. While working on the Super 10K, Leann worked closely with the accounting and legal teams to complete a restatement of multiple quarters across multiple years in addition to the current year filing.
Leann’s career began at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she was an audit senior working on an array of clients within the technology, advertising, media, and venture capital industries. After PwC, she held the role of Financial Reporting Accountant at Consolidated Edison Company of New York. Subsequent to ConEd, Leann held the role of Associate Director of Accounting at ICON Investments and was primarily responsible for all SEC filings.
Leann graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance.