Kiana Novak


Present Position

  • Manager


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting from California State University Long Beach (Graduated 2012)

Certifications & Designations

  • CPA Degree obtained in 2015 from State of California (Expired)
  • CPA Degree obtained in 2017 from State of Nebraska


  • Audits, Compilations, Reviews
  • Financial Statement Preparation and Disclosures
  • Implementation of new FASB standards

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

I love spending time with my husband and two daughters. I enjoy crafting, reading, painting, and puzzle making in my spare time.

What is your background?

I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, In high school, I participated in water polo and swimming sports. I graduated from California State University Long Beach with a degree in accounting in 2012. I went to work in the Assurance Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Los Angeles, California, in the Entertainment and Media Communications Technology Industry. I obtained my CPA license in 2015 and then moved shortly after to Lincoln, Nebraska. In Lincoln I got married, had two beautiful daughters, and began working at Florell & Barnhard, P.C. During the five years that I was employed at Florell & Barnhard, P.C., I worked remotely from Austin, Texas from 2018 to 2021. In 2021, I moved back to Lincoln and began working for BMG in 2022.

What do you like about working at BMG?

Everyone has a commitment to quality and hard work. I enjoy everyone’s energy and positivity.

What are the values that drive you?

Honesty, reliability, and dependability are the values that drive me every day to be the best version of myself as it relates to my personal and work life. Honesty is important considering I have an ethical responsibility to my clients and the firm I work for, to do what is right. I believe it is important to be reliable as an employee, to show up on time, and be professional.

What are your credential / past experience?

Starting my career at a “Big 4” firm allowed me to be trained by professionals in our industry. I learned the importance of professional skepticism and best practices.