About Us

Our Clear Accounting Team

We’re passionate about what we do, and about empowering small business owners with the knowledge, clarity, and financial insight they need to achieve their business goals. Whatever accounting, tax, or financial management challenge you face, our accountants and seasoned financial experts will help you make sense of it and find a solution. If you want to bring your business to the next level we’ll help you identify the key dials to turn and levers to push to accelerate growth and increase profitability.

Wherever you are in your business cycle, we have your back.

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Simone F. Bachaud

Our Team Leader

Simone F. Bachaud, President / Consulting CFO / Tax Accountant

Simone Bachaud is the Owner of Clear Accounting, Inc., which helps entrepreneurs and small business owners leverage the power of financial information and grow their profitability. Her main goal is to transform businesses from cash-eating monsters to money-making machines! She is enduringly passionate about working with business owners to help them move to the next level of profitability and systems. She loves working with CEOs and making their wants become a reality.

Simone’s expertise encompasses Accounting/Finance and Business Process Renewal. She focuses on fostering long-term relationships with her clients, being a partner and trusted ally. While Simone has two large niches, professional services for law firms and the trades, her firm serves clients in a wide variety of industries. Some of her most recent projects include:

  • Onboarding a QuickBooks® Online setup for an electric bike company
  • Correcting a balance sheet for a physical therapy firm that obtained financing
  • Improving invoicing processing with HVAC company
  • Cleaning up QuickBooks® Online for an esthetician to improve profitability

Simone has worked with Fortune 1000 firms on large-scale financial data projects, and developed her leadership and management skills during 12 years in the legal industry helping law firms define and execute financial strategies. Prior to launching her own firm in 2002, Simone was the President of the Women’s Business Exchange and the President of BNI, where she focused on meeting management, leadership, networking, and marketing.

Simone earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Northwest University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Accounting from Capella University, and a Master’s degree in Finance from Capella University. When she’s not working, she enjoys being with her family, hanging out with her grandson, and walking the dogs. Simone is a foodie who loves to bake. She also likes action and Disney movies.