Leona H. Chan is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of solid business background. She has extensive knowledge and experience in public accounting and Fortune 500 corporations.
Leona has worked in large regional CPA firms, where she provided auditing, accounting and tax services for various types of business. She has experience in preparing tax returns from individuals, partnerships, LLCs, SCorps, C Corps to Estates. Her clients include real estate investors, contractors, healthcare professionals, lawyers, technology companies, hotels, nursing homes, auto shops, restaurants, salons, daycare centers, artists, authors, website developers, wholesalers, retail distributors and more.
Leona is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She customizes QuickBooks, provides training and on-going support for business clients. Not only can she help you purchase Intuit products with discounts, but also creates a model that can help you streamline your accounting process, which in return, save time and money in running your business.
Leona received extensive training while she worked in IBM. She was responsible in corporate accounting consolidation, gross profit analysis, revenue recognition, cost accounting, inventory management and audits; she evaluated the internal controls for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 requirements. She also served as a trusted financial adviser of the "supercomputer" products, for which she prepared business cases, provided sensitive analysis, and monitored the return investment, cash flow, and the financial health of the products.
Leona graduated with Cum Laude Honor from The University of Connecticut. She received a BS degree in a Business Administration major in Accounting in 1990. She is a licensed CPA of both New York and Connecticut.
Leona has been living in the Hudson Valley for over 21 years. She is very involved in both professional and community service organizations. She is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and member of New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), member of Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce ( DCRCOC), Treasurer and Board of Director of Mid-Hudson Chinese Language Center. Treasurer and Board of Director of Northern Westchester Chinese School (2000 2002), Member of Mid-Hudson Chinese Christian Church (since 1996).
She is fluent in reading, writing and speaking in Chinese.
Leona Chan is excited to utilize her knowledge, business acumen, and technical expertise to help her clients to achieve their financial success.
Our mission is to provide clients with the resources, information and leadership that enable them to focus in growing their businesses while they are informed and execute with the tax strategies and in compliance with the complex tax laws. In fulfilling its mission, Leona H. Chan, CPA actively keep current with the technology, tax laws and professional educations. We also works closely with other professions like Banker, Lawyers, Financial Planners and IT Professionals. Leona H. Chan, CPA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Hudson Valley business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.