Karen P. Lean


karen.lean@bayliscpas.com

Karen has worked in the accounting profession since 1998. Karen manages the Firm’s Small Business Services where she has been responsible for all accounting and tax reporting activities for monthly, quarterly and annual clients. Karen has accounting experience in the construction and manufacturing industry where she converted and implemented a fully integrated computerized accounting system using Timberline software and assisted in maintaining job cost records for hundreds of construction jobs. Karen is proficient in various computerized accounting systems including Quickbooks, Peachtree, and Timberline, and maintains the Firm’s accounting software.

Karen also participates in financial and compliance audit engagements for a wide variety of organizations. Karen is experienced in preparation, review, and research regarding a variety of federal and state tax returns, including income, sales, franchise and tangible and intangible tax returns. She completes and reviews income tax returns of not-for-profit organizations, corporations, S corporations, partnerships and individuals. Karen spent her childhood in Honduras and is fluently bilingual in Spanish.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Florida Southern College
  • Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, Florida International University

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • EMERGE Serves, Graduate
  • Paint Your Heart Out, Inc., Volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
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