Charlotte G. Kreitlow, CPA

Virtual Accounting Manager

(541) 687-1170 ckreitlow@kernuttstokes.com 
University of Oregon Bachelors of Science, Environmental Studies
"Purpose is not what you do, it's what happens in others when you do what you do."
- Jade Simmons

Charlotte is a self-described “people person” who enjoys puzzles, which makes a career in accounting perfect for her! Prior to her accounting career, she worked in many other fields, which has given her a more holistic perspective and approach when working with clients and co-workers.

As a member of Kernutt Stokes’ virtual accounting team, Charlotte enjoys helping others find efficiencies in their work and workflow. Charlotte believes that shared vision and collaboration are at the heart of getting results for her clients.

Originally from North Hollywood, Charlotte and her husband live in Springfield and have two young children. Their kids attend a Spanish immersion daycare and are helping her to learn more Spanish. An avid lover of the outdoors, Charlotte enjoys attempting paddleboard headstands (intentional ones), kayaking, hiking, cooking, and gardening, as well as growing and eating her own food.

Professional Designations and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant, Oregon

Memberships

Community Service

  • Mount Pisgah Arboretum, board of directors, finance committee, treasurer (past)

Primary Services

Primary Industries

Professional Services
Nonprofit Organizations
Technology

4 Ways Accounting Practices Aid in Fraud Prevention

by Charlotte Kreitlow |
Fraudulent activities come in many forms, often exploiting weaknesses in internal controls and processes. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), businesses lose an estimated 5% of their annual revenues to fraud each year. This staggering statistic underscores the urgency for businesses to implement proactive measures to deter, detect, and mitigate fraud. In this blog, I’ll share four ways your accounting practices can help in fraud prevention.

Fraud Prevention | Safeguarding Your Business

by Charlotte Kreitlow |
In the intricate web of commerce, businesses are vulnerable to various risks, with fraud being one of the most insidious threats. From embezzlement to financial misstatement manipulation, to asset misappropriation, fraudulent activities can cause irreparable damage to a company's financial health and reputation. In the face of such risks, a robust fraud prevention framework is indispensable, and well designed and implemented accounting practices play a pivotal role in fortifying the defenses of businesses against fraudulent activities.