Clifford J Friedman, MBA, CPA . . . Helping the Special Needs of Your Business


Clifford J Friedman, MBA, CPA provides consulting services in Coral Springs, Florida for small and medium sized businesses throughout South Florida, and the entire United States.

My unique background includes 14 years serving in senior management positions in industry, and 16 years providing consulting services to diverse clients in a variety of industries. Additionally, I have been a part-time University Professor for 14 years, and I currently serve on the Board of Directors of a publicly traded company.

My experience includes responsibility for not only tax and accounting, but also such varied business disciplines as strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, treasury, risk management, administration, human resources, sales operations, customer service, internet commerce and retail merchandising.


Whether your business is small or medium in size, a start-up or mature, growing or facing adversity, I can help you to achieve your goals by guiding your business to navigate difficult challenges and achieve its potential.

As an MBA with this background, I am able to provide services beyond those normally offered by many CPA's. To accomplish this I offer a variety of consulting services including:

  • Starting & growing your business

o Business start-up
o Business Plan preparation
o Equity fundraising
o Debt financing
o Mergers/acquisitions
o Staff planning and recruitment

  • Addressing challenges facing your business

o Cash flow problem solving
o Organizational troubleshooting
o Business turnaround and reorganization
o Representation with IRS & state tax authorities in audits & other matters

  • Better managing your business

o Budgeting and projections
o Revenue/product line analysis
o Cost anaylsis, reduction and controls
o Break even analysis
o Automation and related controls
o Workflow and internal control design
o Business metrics/management reporting design
o Risk management review
o Human resources process review
o Risk management review
o Part-time Controller/CFO
o Strategic planning/SWOT analysis

  • Planning to exit your business

o Exit strategy & Succession planning
o Business sales/disposition


Engagements such as these by their nature are always unique, and solutions must be specifically tailored to meet the needs of your specific circumstances.

To get started, I offer an initial consultation (first ½ hour free) to listen to your concerns and goals, and to identify the specific services that your business needs to resolve difficulties and exploit opportunities.

Next, I will design and present you with a recommended approach to address these needs, including services to be provided, time, and fees for your approval.

I will then proceed expeditiously to most effectively and efficiently achieve the goals of the agreed upon solution, leveraging your organization's resources as appropriate.

Addressing unique adversities and opportunities requires a comprehensive and varied set of skills and experience. Allow me to leverage my background to help your business to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Call Clifford J Friedman, MBA, CPA.