Leslie Thole, CPA

Principal

Chico, CA

3013 Ceres Avenue Chico, CA 95973

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Leslie pairs her audit and tax background with exceptional decision-making skills to lead the firm’s financial operations. She brings experience in all aspects of audits, reviews, compilations, and tax services, primarily serving governmental, non-profit, commercial organizations, and multiple community colleges.

As Finance Leader, Leslie continually looks for ways to enhance firm operations and client offerings. Examples include:

  • Collaborating with the tax department lead to implement a tax pool system for consistent workflow during tax filing season, so projects can be completed faster and with more accuracy.
  • Researching and negotiating with software vendors to ensure clients and staff have access to the most proven and sophisticated workflow tools.
  • Participating on the firm’s hiring committee to help maintain recruitment and retention of top-notch professionals.
  • Unifying offices across the country and improving internal communications so employees’ talents are leveraged and clients are best served.

Leslie yearned for a career, which offered variety and challenged her analytical abilities. With accounting, every client’s experience is different and innovation is essential to stay on top of the ever-changing business environment. Now, Leslie ensures K·Coe Isom provides high quality deliverables by streamlining operations to improve the client experience.

Education

  • B.S. with honors, accounting, California State University, Chico

Credentials

  • Licensed CPA in California

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Mentions and articles by Leslie

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How to Help California Fire Victims

K·Coe Editoral | November 12, 2018

Camp Fire, now the most destructive wildfire in the history of California, has desecrated an insurmountable number of people’s lives, families, friends, homes, and livelihoods.  In addition, two more wildfires in Southern California are displacing residents and businesses. As K·Coe […]

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In Wake of Disaster, How to Minimize Taxes on Insurance Proceeds

K·Coe Editoral | August 2, 2018

How to Treat Insurance Casualty Gains As fires rage and rampage through large areas of California, the destruction of residences, outbuildings, and commercial buildings has been widespread. K·Coe Isom has been fielding questions and concerns from many of our clients […]