Audit Senior Associate

Innovative accounting firm Dugan + Lopatka CPAs is seeking an Audit Senior Associate. In this role, you will work with the Audit Department, conducting a complete range of audit services for our business and nonprofit clients.


  • Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the auditing of all required financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables.
  • Supervise Audit Associates on engagement teams and function as an in-charge facilitating field work by monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment.
  • Assume the primary interface role with some clients and assume responsibility for information flow from the client to the audit team.
  • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to Managers and Partners.
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (required)
  • Two years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment, auditing financial statements.
  • Previous experience auditing clients in a variety of industries (preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to lead client engagements
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Motivation to grow your career and learn new things
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

About Our Firm

Founded in 1974, Dugan + Lopatka CPAs is a full-service accounting firm located in the western Chicago suburb of Warrenville. We specialize in middle-market private companies and larger nonprofit organizations, serving clients across a variety of industries.

As a full-service CPA firm, we provide a wide range of accounting solutions, from tax compliance and planning to auditing, M&A, outsourced accounting, specialized services, and more. Our team is a diverse group of CPAs, bringing together decades of experience and specialized expertise in key industries. Together, we help clients navigate complex challenges, make data-driven decisions with confidence, and accomplish their business goals.

At D+L, we believe that the success of any organization ultimately comes down to people and relationships. For our clients, we not only deliver exceptional accounting services; we build relationships founded on integrity, trust, and understanding. Within our own firm, we foster an inclusive, healthy working environment where a diverse team can thrive.

That’s D+L. That’s Accounting for What Matters.

Why Join D+L?

  • Opportunities for Growth and Advancement: You will have numerous opportunities to grow your skillset, cultivate relationships, and challenge yourself with new experiences.
  • A Culture that Values What You Value: Our core values are centered on the things that matter most to our team: Truth with Integrity, Balance of Work and Rest, Stewardship, and Worth of the Individual. Every day, we strive to incorporate these values into our policies and company culture.
  • Genuine work-life balance: We offer flex time, family-friendly scheduling, remote work options, and other nontraditional benefits that help our employees prioritize their health and out-of-work life.
  • A Smart Workplace: Located in Warrenville, our modern office space features an airy, open-concept design with natural light and numerous amenities, including an advanced air-ionization system, a fitness facility, a coffee bar, and more. Our convenient suburban location is minutes from I-88, making it easy to commute to D+L from anywhere in Chicagoland.
  • Exceptional Benefits: D+L offers a healthy, family-friendly working environment that goes beyond the traditional benefits package you’ll find at most firms. Some of our key benefits include:
    • Flex time, allowing employees significant control over their own schedules
    • Competitive pay and PTO
    • Continued education and training opportunities
    • Medical, dental, life and disabilities insurance
    • 401(k) with an employer contribution and no wait period
    • A family-first culture that encourages team members to prioritize their personal lives

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