Accounting + Advisory Services Associate

Innovative accounting firm Dugan + Lopatka CPAs is seeking an Accounting + Advisory Services Associate. In this role, you will work with the Accounting + Advisory Services department to provide business clients with actionable insights into their business operations using timely and reliable data.

The ideal candidate has current or recent experience working in accounting, and motivation to grow their career and learn new things.


  • Perform compilation and review engagements.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Prepare business tax returns and opportunities to provide tax planning services to business clients.
  • Prepare payroll and sales tax returns.
  • Perform controller responsibilities for business and nonprofit clients as part of our outsourced accounting services. Additional outsourced accounting services to be performed include bill paying, payroll, financial statement preparation, budgeting, grant reporting, review and discuss financials with clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (required)
  • CPA eligibility (preferred)
  • 2+ years of current or recent accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks
  • 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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