Laila Renaud has been practicing accounting for nearly 20 years. In 2016, Laila joined C.Dart CPA, Inc. which is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout California dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs.
Laila has spent the last 5 years as an independent financial consultant serving clients in Southern California. She has assisted with audits, reviews, inspections and SEC reporting for companies spanning from manufacturing through commercial banking. She has actively consulted with clients on establishing monthly financial statement best practices including employee benefit plans and internal controls to ensure compliance with GAAP and ERISA.
In addition, Laila worked with Ernst & Young, LLP for 5 years as a managing auditor and financial analyst. She has worked with Squar, Milner, Peterson, Miranda & Williamson, LLP audit firm as a consulting Senior Manager since 2007. Laila worked with Quest Software for 3 years working on SEC restatements and financial reporting including purchase accounting and consolidations of 60 subsidiaries in 30 different countries on a quarterly basis. Laila holds a BS in International Finance and minor in Accounting from University of Southern California.
Laila strongly believes in giving back to the community. She and her family are Make A Wish Ambassadors for Orange County and the Inland Empire as well as National St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Ambassadors. She is actively involved in the Girl Scouts of Orange County, National Charity League Southern California Chapter and Meals on Wheels Program. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three girls running to dance, Girl Scouts, NCL, MAW, tennis and anything else she can squeeze in.