Alicia Tuovila


Alicia Tuovila is an accounting and finance writer based in Tennessee. She holds an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in the state of New Hampshire. Alicia has extensive experience in accounting, including budget preparation, month and year-end closing, financial statement preparation and review, and financial analysis. Previously, Alicia worked in public accounting in Florida and nonprofit accounting in New Hampshire. She has held roles from staff accountant to controller. As of 2019, Alicia has taken on independent accounting consulting and project work for nonprofits. Alicia earned her Master of Science in Accounting at University of Central Florida.

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