Positions Available

Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC ( www.litcpa.com ) is seeking an additional associate. Additional details below. Please contact Michael D. Pakter by email only at mpakter@litcpa.com

Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC, a Certified Public Accounting firm, located downtown Chicago, with membership in the AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Section, is seeking to add an associate on a full time, part time or project (independent contractor) basis. 


  • Focus on commercial litigation services, especially lost profits/economics damages, with secondary emphasis on business valuations and bankruptcy/insolvency.
  • Provide forensic accounting, financial analysis, financial investigations and financial forensics.
  • Assist with document review, research, spreadsheet modeling, analytical review, tracing analyses, financial statement analysis and reconstruction of accounting books and records.

Ideal experience required:
  • Five to ten years of prior experience in forensic accounting, financial analysis, financial investigations and financial forensics.
  • Strong financial, analytical, technical and interpersonal skills and able to follow directions accurately and completely with exacting attention to detail.
  • An accounting, finance or other relevant business undergraduate degree plus completion of, or progress towards, relevant professional certifications.

 Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC:

  •  Provides financial forensics, commercial litigation services, investigations and financial analysis of disputes.
  • Calculates lost profits, economic damages, business interruption claims and earn-outs; values closely held businesses for shareholder litigation, family law services, estate and gift tax compliance and bankruptcy and business litigation.
  • Traces undisclosed assets, analyzes financial transactions/balances, determines sources of funds used to acquire assets and reconstructs falsified/incomplete financial information.

Contact, by email only, Michael D. Pakter at mpakter@litcpa.com 



 Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC (G&P)

Part Time Marketing Assistant

Job Description

G&P, a specialty CPA firm providing professional services to trial lawyers and others, seeks one Marketing Assistant to work part-time at the direction of the firm’s Managing Members and be responsible for taking on a variety of tasks that allow for the successful completion of G&P’s new business development programs.

The successful candidate will update and prioritize the firm’s lists of contacts, track contact outreach, assist in the development of marketing programs and coordinate new business development efforts. All work will be performed onsite in the River North office using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Dymo CardScan and/or equivalent contact tracking software. 

The Part Time Marketing Assistant will update G&P’s contact tracking systems, assist with client mailings, update G&P’s website, develop client continuing education programs and assist with other aspects of client outreach.

Current marketing students at local colleges are welcome for consideration.  While an estimated 6-12 hours per week of work would be preferred, there would be considerable flexibility and G&P will take into account the student’s current college schedule.  For example, work would not be needed during finals week. 

The rate of pay is $15 per hour, with no benefits or bonuses provided.  Work times will be set to coincide and fit in with the student’s weekly/monthly college schedule. From time to time, the candidate may be requested to assist with other firm administrative and/or client projects.

Honesty, integrity and ethical conduct are essential as is confidentially, accuracy and attention to detail.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Dymo CardScan or equivalent contact tracking software would be useful but could be learned on the job.  Prior work experience is not a requirement.

Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC, located at 400 West Erie, Suite 180, Chicago, Illinois 60654, provides financial forensics, commercial litigation services, internal investigations and financial analysis of disputes; calculates economic damages, lost profits/earnings, business interruption claims and earn-outs; values closely held businesses for shareholder litigation, family law services, bankruptcy and business litigation and estate and gift tax compliance; and traces undisclosed assets, analyzing financial transactions/balances, determining sources of funds used to acquire assets and reconstructing falsified/incomplete financial information. 

Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC maintains membership in the Private Companies Practice Section and the Forensic and Valuation Services Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is affiliated with Friedman & Huey Associates LLP, a full service CPA Firm providing tax, accounting and business consulting, compliance, planning and advice and proudly celebrating more than ten years of providing professional services to our valued clients.

Contact Michael D. Pakter at 312.229.1720, 773.671.1950 or mpakter@litcpa.com