Whitinger & Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Sara Buckler, CPA, to Audit Manager.
Buckler, a native of Bluffton, Indiana, graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and went on to receive her master’s in Accounting from Ball State University as well. Sara also has her CPA license.
Prior to joining Whitinger & Company in 2016, Sara worked at Family Horizons Credit Union in Indianapolis as Assistant Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management. Her role included both regulatory compliance and accounting responsibilities including managing risk as compliance officer and I.T. manager, financial analysis and reporting, vendor management, and liaison for external audits and exams.
“In her time with our firm, Sara has expanded her level of responsibility and has been instrumental in providing the highest standard of assurance services to our clients. Her expertise in financial services and security have been significant in the expansion of our Financial Services Group. We are excited to see Sara continue her career growth in this new role as Audit Manager,” commented Terry Brumley, Whitinger & Company Member/Owner.
Sara started her career in public accounting in 2012 and now specializes in serving credit union clients across Indiana by performing Supervisory Committee, ACH, BSA and SAFE Act attestation engagements. She has prepared 990, FIT-20, 990-T and Personal Property Tax Returns for various credit union clients. Sara is also a member of the Indiana CPA Society.