Dean Dorton has exciting career opportunities for experienced professionals in audit, tax, consulting, and technology 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
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Current Job Opportunities for Experienced Professionals

Document Processor – Tax (Lexington, KY)


Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional full-service accounting and business advisory firms, has an opportunity for a Document Processor – Tax in our downtown Lexington office. This position takes on a high level of responsibility in our firm and is critical to meeting the needs of our clients.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform the typing, formatting, assembly, administrative review and preparation of highly confidential client-related documents (tax returns, financial reports, proposals, etc.).
  • Scan and quality control client documents utilizing Dean Dorton’s document management system(s).
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and materials utilized in document processing.
  • Accurately update the status of projects as items are received, in process and completed.
  • While this position will have a focus on our tax practice, they will be asked to assist in other service areas on various administrative projects as needed.

Dean Dorton is seeking applicants who are dedicated to a career in administrative support. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in an administrative support role. Candidates will catch our immediate attention if they have experience working in a professional services setting that works with deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding atmosphere.  And, experience with Microsoft Office and use of organizational skills are also required.

Individuals with a high attention to detail and who have a passion for assisting clients, both external and internal, will thrive in this environment. This is a full-time benefits-eligible position, with overtime required during specific times of the year to meet government deadlines.

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Database Administrator (Lexington, KY)


Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional full-service accounting and business advisory firms, has an opportunity for a Database Administrator in our downtown Lexington office. This position takes on a high level of responsibility in our firm and is critical to meeting the needs of our clients.

In this role, you will:

  • Facilitate new client database setup and processes.
  • Maintain and update client information in all databases – address changes, name changes, etc.
  • Partner with firm directors and managers on client updates.
  • Secondary back-up to Front Desk Coordinator.
  • Maintain mailing lists for new clients, prospects, industries and newsletter recipients.
  • Support Office Services Manager in various firm administrative tasks.
  • While this position will have a focus on database management, they will be asked to assist in other service areas on various administrative projects as needed.

Dean Dorton is seeking applicants who are dedicated to a career in administrative support. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in an administrative support role. Candidates will catch our immediate attention if they have experience working in a professional services setting that works with deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding atmosphere. And, experience with Microsoft Office and use of organizational skills are also required.

Individuals with a high attention to detail and who have a passion for assisting clients, both external and internal, will thrive in this environment. This is a full-time benefits-eligible position, with overtime required during specific times of the year to meet government deadlines.

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Information Technology Auditor (Lexington or Louisville, KY)


Use your naturally curious and innovative mind, along with your independent judgment, to make a positive impact on our business and that of our clients.

Dean Dorton is one of Kentucky’s largest regional accounting and business advisory firms with a robust and growing technology consulting and information technology auditing team.

Join our technology consulting team as a specialized Information Technology Auditor with accountability for internal controls and the risks associated with technology operations. Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Execute general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems.
  • Perform information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • Prepare audit finding reports and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.
  • Prepare and present written reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for distribution to management.

Dean Dorton is seeking a professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business related field and two (2) to four (4) years of increasingly progressive professional experience. Qualified candidates will have hands on experience with generally accepted auditing concepts and principles and knowledge of current technological developments and trends. You will immediately catch our attention if you hold ISACA, IIA, and/or AICPA certifications (CISA, CRISC, CIA, CPA, CITP).

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Family Office Tax Manager (Lexington and Louisville, KY)


Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional accounting firms, has a unique opportunity for a candidate interested in working with very high net wealth clients. The firm currently works with several clients in the Fortune 50 and is rapidly growing this area of our practice. We are looking for a candidate that is accustomed to the unique opportunities and demands that accompany this level client.

A successful candidate will:

  • 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.
  • Identify additional client service opportunities with current clients.
  • Oversee staff work product including effective performance feedback, identifying development needs and training.
  • Support the development/relationship partner on tax technical matters.
  • Have a strong background in trust taxation and structure.

We’re looking for professionals with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in public accounting. CPA required.

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Systems Administrator (Lexington, KY)


Dean Dorton, one of Kentucky’s largest regional accounting and business consulting firms, has a challenging opportunity for a technology professional to provide onsite technology support and problem resolution for our internal team members.  This position will focus on internal technology infrastructure and Level 2 ticket escalation support.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Administration of Dean Dorton’s server, application, and network infrastructure (Windows Server, SQL Server, VMWare, Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)
  • Providing exceptional service to Dean Dorton team members as they experience problems with hardware, software, telephones and other technology tools.
  • Diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, network, and specialized technology issues.
  • Support and lead IT projects, including working with the Dean Dorton team to plan, recommend, and implement technology enhancements.

Dean Dorton is seeking a professional with a Bachelor’s degree and more than four (4) years’ experience.  Candidates must have hands-on experience working with Microsoft Windows Server administration, VMWare and various software, including Microsoft Office Suite. You’ll immediately catch our attention if you hold relevant technology certifications (VCP, MCSA, Cisco, etc.).

Check us out online at www.deandortontech.com and read about our recognition for 13 consecutive years as a “Best Place to Work” in Kentucky.

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Tax Supervisor (Lexington 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 (Lexington and 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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