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Clayton Stiffler Earns Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) Designation
November 22nd, 2021
Stiffler joins an exclusive group of over 1,150 professionals nationwide to receive coveted industry designation.
Clayton Stiffler, senior manager and leader of Maner Costerisan’s construction team, is now among the most highly-qualified construction financial professionals in the industry, having recently earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation.
Clayton has a proven record of accomplishment, experience, and success and is now counted among the most highly-qualified construction financial professionals in the industry. He joins an exclusive group of over 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the rigorous standards of the CCIFP designation in the practice of construction financial management.
“This certification gives me a deeper understanding of the unique financial and related challenges construction executives are facing,” said Stiffler. “With this added layer of knowledge, I am better equipped to advise our clients and help them reach their true potential.”
Clayton joined Maner Costerisan in 2014. His strong work ethic and enthusiasm for problem-solving drove his quick progression through firm ranks. In his role as a senior manager and leader of the firm’s construction specialty, he provides accounting and outsourced expertise to a variety of clients with a special focus on the construction industry.
Clayton credits his success at Maner to focusing first on the success of his clients. He lives by the mantra that their success leads to his.
About the Construction Industry Financial Professional Designation (CCIFP):
The CCIFP is the only standard to recognize those financial professionals with a superior understanding of the construction industry’s financial opportunities and challenges. To earn the designation, candidates must serve in a professional financial role for a construction contractor or accounting and/or financial service provider to the industry and pass a comprehensive exam that covers a number of critical subjects, including accounting and reporting, income recognition, budgeting and planning, risk management, taxes, human resources, legal issues, and information technology.
About Maner Costerisan:
Maner Costerisan operates locations in Lansing and Grand Rapids and employs more than 150 professionals. Founded in 1906, Maner Costerisan has seen more than 20 years of consistent growth. An independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently-owned local and regional accounting, consulting, and service firms. The firm’s mission is to enable others to reach their potential. For information on Maner Costerisan’s services, visit manercpa.com or telephone 517-323-7500.