The Schafer Group’s foundation is based on the performance of traditional accounting services delivered to our clients in a personalized timely manner with a high commitment to high quality service.
Kernion (Kern) T. Schafer is the managing member of the Schafer Group, LTD LLC Certified Public Accountants. The Schafer Group offers services in tax accounting, auditing, accounting support, and consulting services. Mr. Schafer established the Metairie based firm in 1981. Prior to that date, Mr. Schafer’s early experience in tax matters was as an IRS agent. During his time with the IRS, he became a manager located in the New Orleans office and held that position for more than six years.
Mr. Schafer also served as an Associate Professor for Tax and Accounting at Loyola University of New Orleans prior to establishing the firm. He is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and received his Masters of Science in Accounting. He is a life fellow in the American College of Forensic Examiners, and has held numerous board positions for Brother Martin, Theta XI Alumni, and Confederate Memorial Hall. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Louisiana State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Along with Mr. Schafer, the Schafer Group has many distinguished, knowledgeable and experienced CPAs. We have team members that have been with the firm for over thirty (30) years.
We understand that each client has different needs, so we take the time to get to know you and your business in order to build a long-lasting relationship. Having clients in many different industries has given us the ability to customize our services to the needs of you and your particular business. Schafer Group believes in long term lasting relationships and we thank our clients and employees for being an integral part of the Schafer Group.