Grassi Expands Construction Practice’s CFO Advisory Team

Grassi, a leading provider of advisory, tax and accounting services, has announced that Andrew J. Clarke, CPA, has joined the firm’s Construction practice as CFO Advisory Senior Manager. In this role, he will provide fractional and outsourced CFO services for contractors and subcontractors across all subsectors of the construction industry.

Clarke has nearly 10 years of public and private accounting experience, most recently as Chief Financial Officer at a utility contracting company serving the New York City metropolitan area. He specializes in strategic financial planning, budgeting, contract negotiation, risk management, and cash flow forecasting and optimization.

“Construction companies face unique cash flow challenges and cost-savings opportunities, and our CFO advisory services help companies without the cost of an in-house executive,” said Carl Oliveri, Grassi’s Construction Practice Leader. “Andrew’s first-hand experience navigating these issues as an industry CFO will provide our clients with the confident direction they need, even in the absence of an in-house financial executive.”

Clarke began his career in Grassi’s construction practice, where he conducted audits and prepared financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York and holds a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting from the University of Scranton.