Stephen J. Carew, CPA



Industries Served

Services to Business Clients

Services to Individuals

Tax Changes




Stephen J. Carew

1976 1980                  University of Notre Dame             Notre Dame, Indiana
BBA in Accountancy

1982 - 1984                   DePaul University                        Chicago, Illinois
MBA in Finance

Professional Experience
















1985 Present              Stephen J. Carew, CPA                Roselle, Illinois
CPA/Income Tax Specialist/Small Business Services

     Income tax practice with year-round service to corporations, partnerships, and individuals
Payroll, consulting, and accounting services for small and medium-sized clients
QuickBooks consulting and support for local area businesses

1996 - 1999                   Pitney Bowes Software Systems       Lisle, Illinois
Assistant Controller/Senior Financial Analyst

     Liaison with corporate parent (Connecticut) for income taxes and credits
Prepared, analyzed, and presented annual budget to departments, CEO, and parent company
Designed and implemented variable compensation system for account executives and professional service specialists
     Added variance and comparison-to-budget analysis to monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement reporting
Designed and published monthly company Scorecard, connecting all local employees to vital performance metrics and employee bonus programs
Supervised A/R, A/P, and Payroll functions

1981 - 1996                   Dodi Properties                              Itasca, Illinois
Senior Financial Analyst/Controller/Accounting Manager

     Responsible for feasibility study and software modeling for strip shopping center development and rental property operation
Negotiated construction and permanent loans with mortgage bankers and lenders
Interaction with joint venture partners, attorneys, construction managers, leasing agents, and major tenants
Prepared property, partnership, and corporation interim and annual financial statements and supplemental reporting
Coordinated field work with outside auditors and tax professionals for all entities
Redesigned EDP system to provide multi-user accounting input, spreadsheet models, and database programs
Managed cash and short-term investments directly with banks
Handled, then supervised A/R, A/P, payroll, and general accounting functions

Certified Public Accountant, 1982
AICPA Member
Series 6 and 63 Securities Licenses, various States
Loan Originator License, State of Illinois 


Office Manager
Patty Carew, CPA
Passed Uniform CPA Examination, 1984
Payroll Specialist
QuickBooks Software Specialist


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