- Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
- Memberships / Boards:
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
- Illinois CPA Society, Member
- Government Finance Officers Association, Member
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Sports Management, Concordia University Chicago College of Business
Wade Arthur, CPA
Wade is an Audit Manager with over 8 years of public accounting experience. He specializes in providing assurance and consulting services for privately held middle market companies, governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations, as well as employee benefit plans. Wade has performed numerous internal control walk-throughs and has consulted clients on streamlining account procedures to be effective and efficient.
He has helped clients formulate accounting procedure manuals to guarantee proper segregation of duties, ensures all deadlines are met, and specific client needs are handled by working with the client and overseeing the project through.
In addition, Wade has successfully submitted award-winning financial reports to both the Government Finance Officers Association and the Association of School Business Officials International. Wade makes sure his clients are preparing financial statements that meet the highest standards.
Wade has extensive experience overseeing and planning over forty audits and reviews, per year. He efficiently manages clients’ assurance needs, along with minimizing the cost and human capital impact on their businesses. Wade also has experience in forensic accounting and consulting projects.
Wade prides himself on his one on one client relationships, responsiveness to issues and concerns, and overall focus on the client’s experience. He knows and understands that each client brings their own perspective, plan, and accounting issues. Clients appreciate Wade’s ability to discuss complex accounting concepts in easy to understand language. Whether working through accounting on an audit, or consulting on special projects, Wade consistently works to meet his client’s needs.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Sports Management from Concordia University Chicago’s College of Business where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Government Finance Officers Association.
While away from the office, Wade enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, son Charlie and dog Ollie. In his free time, Wade spends his time playing golf and attending Chicago White Sox games.