Clark Schaefer Consulting

Technological advances and on-going changes in the competitive landscape fuel an increasingly complex business environment. Our business consultants can help you develop solutions for complex business problems in accounting, technology and risk management. We will help you excel today and thrive tomorrow.

Our passion for results and remarkable client relationships are the foundation of our culture.

Our business consultants help clients achieve their business goals by providing accounting, finance, governance, risk, compliance, IT and security services that improve operations, strengthen controls, create efficiencies, and protect data.

Whether you need to meet compliance regulations, implement system or infrastructure changes, or are preparing to grow your business, our experienced team of business management consultants can help you achieve your goals.


We are accredited, seasoned consultants who offer real-world guidance based upon years of experience and proven skills.

Regionally Focused

Clark Schaefer Consulting is a business consulting firm with a local presence and we actively engage in the communities we serve. This proximity gives us first-hand knowledge of the issues, challenges and opportunities in our local region. When you need us, we’ll be there – face to face and positioned to meet your needs.

Practical Problem Solvers

Our seasoned business consultants deliver real-world solutions, not just theoretical knowledge. Unlike other firms that take a one-size-fits-all approach to service, our business management consulting practice focuses on delivering customized solutions to meet your unique needs and specific goals.

Employee Based

We’re not a staffing company or temp firm. We value continuity, and deliver a consistent group of professionals with deep expertise. You’ll know your team, and we’ll know your organization.

Clark Schaefer Consulting Services

Accounting & Finance

Clark Schaefer Consulting is affiliated with Top 100 CPA and advisory firm Clark Schaefer Hackett. Leveraging this connection, we provide the following services:

Accounting Advisory Services & Co-Sourcing

When you need additional resources because of staff transitions, health-related matters or unexpected terminations, our business consultants leverage their past experience to hit the ground running to meet your immediate needs. We can provide outsourced accounting services on a temporary, transitional or permanent basis.

Accounting Process Improvement

Our business management consultants can help improve the effectiveness of your accounting processes. By understanding your goals and current financial operations, we can identify gaps and recommend the best ways to implement needed changes. Our business consulting services include:

  • Process improvement and redesign
  • Financial statement analysis and improvement
  • Cash flow performance and improvement
  • Costing review and improvement
Accounting Training

Whether it’s a comprehensive training manual for a full-service accounting team or specialized training for a new set of regulations, we provide educational materials that are clear and easy to understand and communicate.  Our Accounting Training services include:

  • Training Program Design
  • Training Delivery
  • Train the Trainer
Documentation & Governance

Updating policies and procedures is time consuming and challenging. And creating documentation from scratch can be even more difficult. Our consultants can help you review, revise and create well-designed policies and procedures that not only keep your organization compliant, but also provide:

  • Accountability
  • Education
  • Efficiency
  • Consistency

The concept of reconciliations is simple: balancing an account or bank statement.  But a reconciliation can include a variety of functional areas within an organization.

Our consultants have designed a framework for structuring an efficient reconciliation process, and can help you keep your numbers in agreement.

Business Systems

Whether the goal is to increase efficiencies, reduce costs, strengthen controls or just stay current with technology trends, organizations frequently need to change their accounting software. We understand that the thought of changing the systems that you rely on to run your business can feel overwhelming. Our business management consultants provide peace of mind to clients when managing the transition to new accounting software.

Information & Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks continue to grab the headlines as the frequency and magnitude of data breaches continues to grow at an alarming rate. Consumer information has never been more vulnerable and no industry is immune to the threat of an attack. Is your data at risk? Our business consultants can help keep your systems secure!

Operational Risk & Controls

  • Audit Data Analytics
  • Internal Audit Co-Sourcing
  • Internal & IT Audit Training
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Assessments (Enterprise, Operational, IT)
  • SOC 1,2,3 & Cybersecurity

Technology Risk & Controls

Technology threats and vulnerabilities continue to increase, so having appropriate and effective controls in place is imperative. From policy and procedure development to systems testing, our experienced team members provide the business consulting services you need to help you maintain secure systems for internal audits.

Helping You Stay Compliant

Industries We Serve

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Clark Schaefer Consulting Leadership Team

DeAnna Bird
Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Clark Schaefer Consulting
Cincinnati, Columbus

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