We focus on privately held companies
grow & succeed
We’ve always been committed to helping entrepreneurs and their companies. We understand the passion, focus and desire to grow their business. Every Clayton & McKervey team member wants to help your business succeed! We have the essential skills, knowledge, and relationships to assist your company with tax, accounting, audit and a myriad of consulting services. Our goal: To give you more than you expect.
many industries & a mix of sizes
We have clients big and small from a wide variety of industries, including:
Manufacturing business owners face unique inventory management and tax challenges. Our team can develop actionable plans that address these issues, including inventory costing systems, key indicator reporting and tax strategies.
Working predominantly with the tier two and three suppliers which make up the ecosystem of our home state of Michigan’s economy, Clayton & McKervey has decades of experience in the automotive industry. We understand the issues and can bring value-added services to support business growth.
Located in one of the world’s top hubs of engineering development, our firm has in-house experience with Research & Experimentation tax credits which help clients recoup investments in technology and engineering advancement.
Systems integration and automation companies invest significant resources to innovate, improve processes and eliminate design uncertainties related to many business components. In addition to crafting business strategies and key indicator reporting, our team can help improve the bottom line through the strategic use of the R&E credit.
Clayton & McKervey will work with you to maximize profits as you navigate changing technology, demographics and regulations. We provide timely advice on complex tax laws, financial reporting and other topics so you can focus on your business.
Clayton & McKervey provides solutions for technology companies’ toughest business challenges, including assistance with securing financing, developing revenue recognition policies, focusing business strategies, accounting system design, and tax saving and deferrals.
A growing segment of our regional and national economy, our work in this field is focused on manufacturers. In addition to providing tax and accounting services, we often have the opportunity to pursue tax incentives to support the research and development commitments required to be successful.
Private Equity Groups are an important part of our client base. With decades of experience with closely held businesses, we understand the opportunities presented by private equity investors, and can help navigate the transaction process.
Helping clients navigate the myriad of possible succession planning strategies is an important part of our consultative services. We regularly work with well-run family businesses who are looking to transfer wealth to the next generation, and are able to advise on both best practices and top-tier service providers.
The construction and real estate industries present a unique set of demands for owners. Through careful planning and close communications, we help you develop revenue recognition policies, track inventory across jobs, ensure progress bills match work completed and manage cash flow.
Business and professional services companies experience issues much different from those who manufacture and sell products. The demands of managing people and juggling client engagements can take precious time away from watching the business’s bottom line. We can help with strategic business planning, accounting system design, and tax saving and deferrals.