Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust,  a commercial real estate investment company, has appointed Matthew Reddy as chief accounting officer. In this newly created position, Reddy will oversee all aspects of the company’s accounting department and will assist the chief financial officer in all aspects of accounting and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining the company, Reddy was assistant vice president of online products at Liberty Tax Service, a retail income tax preparation firm. In this position, he managed the coordination and direction of the firm’s online tax business.

Additionally at Liberty Tax Service, Reddy served in the roles of director of finance and manager of financial reporting. His primary responsibilities in these positions included overseeing corporate forecasting, assisting in the planning and analysis of business and financial strategies, and managing the firm’s accounting team.