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Natalie Rew, CPA
Senior Manager

Madison: (608) 442-1963

Natalie Rew joined Wegner CPAs in 2011 as a Senior Manager and currently leads the Government Audit practice. Prior to joining Wegner CPAs, Natalie spent 11 years working with national and regional audit firms where she was the manager for the Milwaukee Public School District audit and the Racine Unified School District audit. She spent six years on the Department of Public Instruction School Finance Services team advising school districts on accounting and reporting issues, providing Natalie with a unique understanding of Equalization Aid and Revenue Limits.

Natalie provides her clients with guidance on interpretation and implementation of recently issued FASB and GASB Statements and Technical Bulletins, and enjoys sharing her knowledge of best practices with clients. Her experience and expertise include:

  • Responsible for developing the edits, addenda, and reporting instructions for the School Finance Reporting Portal PI 1505AC Aid Certification, the Auditor’s PI 1506 AC Aid Certification and the PI 1505 Annual Reports.
  • Experienced in Uniform Guidance/OMB Circular A-133 single audits.
  • Regular speaker at the WICPA School District Auditor Conference.
  • Regular speaker at the WASBO Accounting Conference.
  • Speaker at the Joint State Education Conference
  • Worked with a large national accounting firm specializing in government and not-for profit audits.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO)
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • WICPA – School District Audit Conference Task Force

Education

  • Master of Science, Accounting; University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Philosophy; Marquette University

Just for Fun

In her free time, Natalie enjoys extreme gardening; digging-in and getting dirty cultivating her perennials sans gloves.