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Beth Butchart

Beth Butchart

Director, Client Accounting Services

Beth leads the firm's client accounting services group, serving domestic and international companies at all stages of growth.

What is your area of focus?

As a Director in our Client Accounting Services team, I provide solutions to companies at all stages of business growth. My 20 years of combined industry and public accounting experience helps me anticipate and address the needs of business owners during the start-up phase and beyond, allowing them to focus on what they do best.

How long have you been at Clayton & McKervey?

Since 2008

What is the favorite part about your job?

Supporting our clients’ great ideas.


  • Tax and business consulting for start-up companies
  • Client accounting advisory services
  • Cloud-based accounting software solutions
  • Financial reporting
  • Deltek Accounting Services


  • Master of Science in Accountancy, Walsh College
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Western Michigan University


  • French American Chamber of Commerce
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Digital CPA

Beth 360°

If you could have any job, what would it be?
Children’s book author

What’s your favorite movie line?
“No more rhymes now, I mean it. Anybody want a peanut?” – The Princess Bride

What’s the most played song in your iTunes library?
“This too shall pass”

Articles by Beth Butchart

Month-End Financial Close Checklist

The month-end close process includes recording, reconciling and reviewing business transactions, which can be time-consuming for business owners who are already juggling multiple tasks while running their businesses. Establishing a routine and following this month-end close checklist can help streamline the monthly financial close process.

by Beth Butchart

How Outsourced Accounting Can Offset Staff Shortages

Although pandemic impacts and global supply chain disruptions are easing, employers still face staff shortages. Learn how outsourced accounting can help.

by Beth Butchart

8 Accounting Processes to Automate

Automating repetitive accounting and finance tasks like bookkeeping or data entry can help increase efficiency, improve accuracy and save time while offering better analytics.

by Beth Butchart

5 Benefits of Outsourced Accounting

Outsourcing key business functions is a common strategy for businesses to lower costs and gain operational efficiencies. In today’s environment where finding skilled resources is a challenge for most, outsourcing solutions also provide a valuable alternative to create much needed capacity and scale up skillsets.

by Beth Butchart

Cloud Accounting Drives Efficiency in our “New Normal”

The COVID-19 outbreak presented new challenges for accounting teams adapting to a remote work environment while trying to keep pace with management’s demand for accurate and timely access to data to make critical business decisions.

by Beth Butchart

COVID-19: 5 Key Accounting Considerations

Businesses face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 health crisis.  Business owners must be proactive to analyze their current situation, seek resources, and prioritize a plan of action to protect their cash position and workforce.

by Beth Butchart

The Sound of Automation Podcast

Industrial automation businesses are the driving force behind Industry 4.0, and Clayton & McKervey is here to help.

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