Accounting Advisory Services


Closely Held Business

Manufacturing & Distribution

Rachel Wehrman



Professional Overview

Rachel leads the Elliott Davis Accounting Advisory Services practice: a team that provides outsourced accounting services and strategic financial advisory consulting. Drawing on 18 years of finance and accounting experience in both the public and private sectors, Rachel specializes in GAAP-based accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cash flow management, and CFO-level consulting.

Prior to joining Elliott Davis, Rachel held both corporate controller and senior finance positions for middle-market and high-growth companies across a variety of industries. Rachel’s extensive experience in inventory costing, management, and margin analysis allows her to assist customers in increasing efficiency and accuracy of management reporting, enabling a shift in focus to financial planning and analysis. Rachel is a strategic leader for E-commerce and Direct to Consumer companies, providing CFO-level strategic insight. She has demonstrated success in developing scalable processes that maximize a customer’s visibility into profitability by sales channel to drive margin improvement and EBITDA growth.

Education, Credentials, and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Virginia and South Carolina
  • BS, Accounting, James Madison University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants

Civic and Community Activities

  • Past Board Member, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri-Cities

Authored by Rachel Wehrman


Holiday Readiness Guide for Ecommerce…

Nov 04th, 2022

by Rachel Wehrman and Maggie Varn The 2022 holiday season is rapidly approaching. Although consumer spending is expected to increase during this last quarter of…
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Improving Profitability with Cost Accounting

Nov 09th, 2020

How to harness cost data to drive business success. Unless you are in a unique circumstance, you have probably used some version of the following…
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Is your payroll process a risk to your…

Oct 13th, 2020

Although payroll processing is a core function for organizations and payroll systems house massive amounts of sensitive employee data, the compulsory (non-revenue-generating) nature of this…
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