Best Accountants in San Clemente

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Clemente Accountants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Accounting Advantage Business Solutions

Accounting Advantage Business Solutions is the firm of accounting professionals Rebecca Lehman and Amy Foster, who have more than four decades of combined experience serving individuals and businesses in the San Clemente area. Lehman has practiced for more than 25 years, working directly with large corporations. Industries served include but are not limited to construction, manufacturing, retail, restaurants, financial institutes, service industries, and nonprofit organizations. Foster adds another 16 years of experience in QuickBooks, and she has earned her QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification for setup, implementation, and client training. Foster handles maintenance, financial reporting, payroll tax management, and new company services. The firm launched in 2013.

San Clemente, CA 92673


Barrett Solutions

Barrett Solutions is an accounting firm with two locations in Dana Point and Carlsbad. It has served the Greater San Diego area since 1980. Founder Denise Barrett has more than 35 years of experience in the industry, and she provides setup and training with QuickBooks as well as day-to-day bookkeeping services, payroll tax management, and financial reporting. Her focus is on individual clients as well as small business owners. Her team adds another two decades of bookkeeping and support experience. Clients also have utilized the firm’s services for bank reconciliation, accounts payable/receivable, and fraud investigation as well as personal financial planning and budgeting.

Dana Point, CA 92629


John J. Simonelli, CPA, Inc.

John J. Simonelli, CPA, Inc. is an accounting firm in San Clemente that serves individuals and businesses throughout Orange County. Simonelli serves a variety of industries, including entertainment. Services include compilations, bookkeeping/write-up, financial forecasts, and projections. Simonelli handles income tax planning and preparation for individuals as well. Other services include but are not limited to consulting work in the buying or selling of a business; payroll/sales tax services; pension/profit sharing plans; and representation of clients in the event of federal and state audits. Simonelli has helped consolidate the accounting needs of multiple companies under the same organization as well.

San Clemente, CA 92673


Maureen R. Schroeder, CPA

Maureen R. Schroeder, CPA launched her full-service accounting firm in 1992 after entering the profession four years earlier. She has more than three decades of professional training and experience with clients that include individuals and closely-held businesses. Schroeder does financial statement preparation and income tax planning and preparation for partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, and nonprofit organizations in addition to individual clients. She is a graduate of California State University-Long Beach and has practiced out of Dana Point for most of her career following a four-year stint with a large international accounting firm. Schroeder offers free initial consultations.

Dana Point, CA 92629


Morey CPA & Associates, Inc.

Morey CPA & Associates Inc. provides accounting services for San Clemente and the surrounding area. This accounting firm primarily serves the needs of small and mid-sized businesses in the medical, dental, veterinary, and real estate industries, providing tax and accounting services. In addition, Morey CPA & Associates Inc. offers incorporation services, payroll, outsourced accounting, and help with tax prep and planning. Its staff stays up to date on ever-evolving state and federal tax codes.

665 Camino De Los Mares
San Clemente, CA 92673


Timothy C. Maher, CPA

Timothy C. Maher, CPA is a certified public accountant serving businesses and individuals in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties. He has more than three decades of professional training and experience with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Cloud State University. Maher has served as the chief financial officer of multiple companies, and his scope of services includes review/analysis of mergers and acquisitions; business valuation; compilations; creating and drafting of business plans; annual budgeting; inventory coordination; and the hiring and training of accounting personnel. He has worked with both employee and self-employed individuals as well as nonprofit organizations.

San Clemente, CA 92674


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