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Outsourced Accounting Department, Inc. is a Clearwater / St. Petersburg accounting and bookkeeping firm providing comprehensive accounting and tax services exclusively for the firm's bookkeeping clients in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and surrounding communities. We are well-respected by our clients with a reputation for our expertise and integrity.

Where you are the "CEO," and your "Outsourced Accounting Department" management staff is:

Jack D. Kern, Owner
CFO / Controller
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager

As a prior financial officer with private, fast growing businesses, Jack makes available to clients a level of sophistication in accounting and corporate finance that is usually found only in larger companies, but at rates affordable to smaller businesses. His primary role is as your Part-Time CFO/Controller, including overseeing the bookkeeping function, performing the month-end closing, and interpreting the results. He has been using QuickBooks since 1997 and been certified since 2005, and has done numerous QuickBooks clean-ups.

For more detailed info on Jack's background, see his LinkedIn Profile


  • BS – Business Administration/Finance – Ohio State University
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor – Since 2005
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor – Enterprise Solutions V7

Significant Accomplishments


Marianne M. Kern, CPA
Tax Manager & Consultant
Kern & Associates CPA, P.A.

Marianne specializes in small business (i.e., LLC and S-Corporation) tax guidance and preparation.  She provides expert accounting, and income and sales tax guidance to the firm and its staff for those clients who do not already have a CPA firm.


  • B.S. Degree, Business Administration / Accounting - Wayne State University
  • M.S. Degree in Taxation - Wayne State University

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We would be happy to discuss how we can work together. Outsourced Accounting offers a FREE initial consultation for St. Petersburg area business owners. Call us at 727-538-4169 to set up an appointment today!

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