Clif Bodiford, CPA serves as Member, Assurance and Advisory Services for Scott and Company LLC. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Clif’s auditing and accounting experience spans more than four decades, much of it involves serving clients in the banking and financial services arenas. During his notable career, he has mentored professionals and counseled business leaders on a wide range of assurance, advisory and tax topics.
Prior to merging his firm into Scott and Company in 2014, Clif led the Clifton D. Bodiford, CPA firm for twenty very successful years. Previously, he was a Partner with both Arthur Andersen & Company and Ernst & Young. He began his career with Clarkson, Harden & Gantt.
Clif’s areas of specialization include audits, accounting guidance and interpretation, litigation support, tax planning and preparation, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. He has served banks and savings and loan associations of all sizes, both non-SEC and SEC registrants.
Clif is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA), and is certified to practice in South Carolina.