About Laureen Falco, CPA, LLC
Laureen Falco, CPA, LLC, provides accounting and controller services for large, mid-sized, and small companies in the Houston, Texas area. Laureen is not your typical CPA for a number of reasons! First, she has a musical stage background; this makes her fun to work with. Second, she is a highly accomplished technical accountant with experience in regulation compliance, international issues, SEC reporting, IFRS filings, litigation support, audit, and other outsourced controller functions. Third, she teaches ethics, so you know you are working with an individual of the highest integrity and honesty.
Laureen, a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor, is proficient at taking companies from offline to online in QuickBooks as well as solving other issues they might have with the software. She serves a wide variety of industries, such as manufacturing, distribution, industrial, oil and gas, telecommunications, services, retail, technology, construction, real estate, and restaurant.
Some of the projects Laureen has completed in her career as a CPA include preparing the annual consolidated financial statements for an international company, conducting SOX #404 compliance work, reducing audit fees and IRS penalties for a manufacturing company, and reducing a sales tax audit assessment for a client by hundreds of thousands of dollars. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
Prior to starting her own firm, Laureen gathered extensive experience as a controller in multinational corporations, treasurer of a government organization, and a “Big Four” auditor, working at PriceWaterhouse Coopers. As Adjunct Instructor, she has taught at the University of Phoenix and currently teaches accounting and ethics for the American Institute of Continuing Professional Education. She has also been a professional singer.
Laureen earned both a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Accounting from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. She holds an IFRS Certification from the AICPE. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Vocal Performance from the University of Houston. When she is not working, she is making soy candles or teaching others how to make them. She has been featured on “Great Day Houston,” and her how-to DVD sells on Amazon. She also enjoys making jewelry, writing, painting, and other creative arts.