Desmond & Ahern can provide you with depth of experience and quality as well as personalized attention to your credit union’s specific needs. Founded in 1958 we are a well-established and respected firm with 29 professional employees, fourteen of whom are CPA’s. Our firm has grown because of the quality of our work and the personal attention we give our clients. We pride ourselves at being available to our clients throughout the year, not just at audit and tax time. Desmond & Ahern and its staff have never had any complaints leveled by any regulatory authority.
Desmond & Ahern has a long-established practice in serving credit unions. Our services include audit, BSA and ACH testing, monthly accounting work, tax planning and preparation, and pension and benefit plan administration. The firm’s audit and examination practice primarily encompass credit unions and non-profits.
Our broad client base assures you the diversity of knowledge and business experience that results in a quality product. We know your credit union, its fiscal soundness and its reputation are very important to you. We know because our business – the work we perform for our clients – is equally important to us.
Desmond & Ahern's staff are also members of the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors (ACUIA), Institute of Internal Auditors, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Illinois CPA Society. As a condition of membership in these organizations, the firm takes part in a rigorous quality control peer review program. We have consistently received an “unqualified opinion” in our peer reviews. In addition, over the years we have served on the Governor’s Advisory Board of Illinois Credit Unions and the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants Credit Union Committee.