Lisa Thomas

Senior Manager, Financial Consulting Services at Aprio | Lease Accounting Advisor | Technical Accounting | Revenue Recognition Expert

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Who I work with

My clients include CFOs, controllers, directors of finance/accounting and accounting managers across a wide spectrum of industries. Acting as an extension of the client’s accounting team, I help successfully tackle the finance and accounting challenges associated with transformational transactions and emerging accounting standards.

My specialty

My technical accounting areas of specialty include lease accounting (ASC 842 and IFRS 16), stock-based compensation (ASC 718) and revenue recognition (ASC 606). I liaise with your auditors upon adoption of a new accounting standard, address related internal control challenges and establish related accounting policies and procedures. I also assist clients with:

  • Financial statement and SEC filing preparation
  • Purchase accounting, resulting from a recent merger or acquisition
  • Accounting and audit readiness, related to an IPO or other transaction alternative
  • Evaluation of business processes and improvement roadmaps
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Unique things about me

As a former two-sport collegiate athlete, I like to stay physically active, whether that’s playing volleyball, trail running or circuit training. I received my education in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, earning my B.S. in

Accounting and Finance from Eastern University and my Master of Accountancy from Villanova University.

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When I am not at work

I am family-oriented and an active mother. I find great pleasure in exploring the outdoors and introducing my son to sporting activities. I am passionate about serving my community and enjoy volunteering at the Atlanta Food Bank.

People say I am


Quality-driven, reliable, responsive and honest