Dean Dorton has exciting career opportunities for experienced professionals in audit, tax, and consulting services that allow you to leverage your gained knowledge and powerful skill set to the best of your ability.

What’s in it for me? Growth. Passion. Excellence.

You have worked hard to get where you are but you need to find the workplace you can call “home.” We need to find the most outstanding people who fit our culture.

We have a confidentiality guarantee, so you can learn more about us without jeopardizing your current position. When you talk to us, our discussions will be held in the strictest confidence. We will also arrange meeting times that do not compromise your work schedule. Get to know us and we will get to know you.

  • Fully committed to supporting your ideas through performance coaching
  • Give you access to a network of talented team members who are experts in their industries
  • Options allowing you to easily customize your career and opportunities to showcase your skills, internally and externally

Current Job Opportunities for Experienced Professionals

Accounting Clerk (Entry level full-time position; Lexington, KY)

Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional full-service accounting and business advisory firms, has an opportunity for an experienced Accounting Clerk in our Lexington office.

In this role, you will perform critical accounting functions for Dean Dorton clients. This includes:

  • Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • General Ledger (GL)
  • Account reconciliations
  • Sales Tax Returns
  • 1099 preparation

Dean Dorton is seeking applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, or combined education/experience equivalent. Experience with or knowledge of QuickBooks is required.

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Help Desk Support Specialist (Lexington, KY)

Dean Dorton is seeking an IT Help Desk Support Specialist to assist end-users with hardware, software and network issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first line response to requests for technical assistance received by phone, email, remote desktop and helpdesk ticket management system
  • Maintain and support local and remote client computers, tablets, smart phones, servers, printers, network equipment and common applications
  • Support and maintain user accounts through Active Directory including rights, permissions and groups
  • Follow up on helpdesk tickets until resolved
  • Update helpdesk ticketing system with descriptions of work performed
  • Escalate more involved problems to appropriate senior technicians
  • Participate in after-hours on-call rotation shift

Requirements

  • Four-year college degree required
  • Educational (classroom) and intern experience acceptable for this entry-level position

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Accounting Clerk (Full-time; Lexington, KY)

Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional full-service accounting and business advisory firms, has an opportunity for an experienced Accounting Clerk in our Lexington Accounting and Financial Services division.

In this role, you will perform critical accounting functions for Dean Dorton clients. This includes:

  • Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • General Ledger (GL)
  • Account reconciliations
  • Sales Tax Returns
  • 1099 preparation

Dean Dorton is seeking applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, or combined education/experience equivalent. Candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in an accounting role with a reputable organization. Experience with accounting software required.  You will catch our immediate attention if you have experience with accounts payable and accounts receivable. Experience with Intacct is also a plus.

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Tax Supervisor (Full-time; Lexington, KY and Louisville, KY)

Are you a Tax Professional in a public accounting firm looking for an opportunity to succeed in increasingly challenging assignments and find the balance a regional firm can offer? If so, Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional full-service accounting and business advisory firms, has an opportunity for you – a driven, knowledgeable and innovative Tax Supervisor.

This is a rewarding opportunity for a Tax Supervisor who will…

  • Prepare complex tax returns for clients.
  • Support clients in assessing tax burdens and recommend solutions to support overall business objectives/goals while ensuring filing positions are consistent with good business practices and with state/federal applicable tax laws and rules.
  • Identify and execute tax planning and savings strategies for clients.
  • Research and consult on various tax matters resulting in timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations.
  • Oversee staff work product including effective performance feedback, identifying development needs and training.

We’re looking for talented professionals with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in public accounting who have a history of providing input and bringing creative ideas to the table. CPA required. Dean Dorton is eager to speak with tax professionals who enjoy and share a passion for training and developing staff.

Anyone with a Masters in Taxation will immediately catch our attention. And, we want to talk with anyone who can demonstrate a superior understand of increasingly complex tax matters.

Tax Overview:
Roughly half Dean Dorton’s practice is concentrated in providing tax planning and compliance services. We take a proactive approach in providing tax services and tax planning opportunities. Dean Dorton tax services include:

  • Analysis, planning, and consulting to minimize federal, state, and local taxes
  • Preparing and reviewing tax returns for individuals, estates, trusts, not-for-profit organizations, and all forms of business entities
  • Preparing tax returns for trust and estate accounts for financial institutions
  • Representing clients in dealing with the Internal Revenue Service and other tax authorities

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Audit Supervisor (Full-time; Lexington, KY or Louisville, KY)

Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional full-service accounting and business advisory firms, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Audit Supervisor to join the team!

In this role, you’ll plan, lead and execute audit engagements including managing client relationships, provide advanced specialized support, identify opportunities to expand services & improve client profitability and assign, mentor and develop staff accountants.

This is a rewarding opportunity for an Audit Supervisor who is seeking an opportunity to succeed in increasingly challenging assignments while providing exceptional service to our clients.

  • CPA with 2 – 4 years auditing experience in public accounting required.
  • Qualified candidates will have worked multiple engagements in a fast paced environment.

Audit Overview:
Dean Dorton’s audit approach requires that the auditor have a sound understanding of a client’s operations and the environment in which they operate. We believe in utilizing a consistent team throughout an engagement and also believe very strongly in proper planning. We use procedures that mesh with each client’s operations, systems, and procedures. Our audit approach ensures that we deliver an effective and efficient audit to our clients on a timely basis. In addition to the traditional audit, review and compilation services, we also provide the following services:

  • Agreed-upon procedures
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance
  • Employee benefit plan audits
  • Compiled projections/forecasts
  • Contract compliance assurance
  • Internal control walk-throughs
  • Internal audit assistance, co-sourcing and outsourcing
  • Government-required audits
  • New accounting standards implementation
  • Grant applications and reporting
  • Budgeting assistance
  • Accounting policies and manuals

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