About Us

The J. Joseph Group CPA is a Mount Prospect CPA firm providing comprehensive accounting and tax services for businesses in the Mount Prospect area. We are a well-respected firm with a reputation for expertise and integrity.

The J. Joseph Group CPA understands that businesses need a competent and reliable financial advocate. Yes, we can do your tax preparation and process accurate financial statements. But our real strength lies in our ability to stand with you as you grow your business and to be a trusted partner as you make the difficult decisions necessary for your success.

We would be happy to discuss how we can work together. The J. Joseph Group CPA offers a FREE initial consultation for Mount Prospect area business owners. Call Jan Acquafredda at 847-670-0227 to set up an appointment today!

Jan Joseph Acquafredda, CPA

Jan Joseph Acquafredda

Jan Joseph Acquafredda, CPA has been an accounting and tax professional for over thirty 30 years working with small and medium sized businesses as well as serving in a large international corporate accounting and finance environment for the first thirteen of those years.

His accounting and finance career began in a $300 million company that is the world leader in the market research information industry, measuring consumer purchases in 28 countries. Responsibilities through the years included financial reporting, cash flow analysis, financial forecasts, corporate budgeting, and financial support for several cost centers with combined expense base of $40 million.

After gaining valuable experience in a large international corporate accounting and finance department, Jan established a state licensed Certified Public Accounting Firm in 1993. As Principal Owner of The J. Joseph Group, his responsibilities include client management for a variety of accounting engagements such as Audits, Reviews, Compilations, Tax Planning, and preparation of Federal and State Income Tax Returns for Individuals, Corporations, and Partnerships.

Jan also manages Controllership Services for a software developer, construction contractor, and a manufacturing company. Prior controllership engagements included a venture capital firm, retail clothing company, restaurant, and international paint mixing machine manufacturer. In addition to the traditional Controllership Services of accounting and financial statement preparation and analysis, this service includes international consolidations, annual budgeting, monthly forecasts, and state and local income, sales and payroll tax return planning and preparation. Cash forecast models are developed to determine funding issues of new ventures and on-going entities used to assist clients in securing bank and venture capital financing.

Jan is an Illinois Licensed Certified Public Accountant. He received an MBA in Finance from Loyola University Chicago and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Ball State University in Muncie Indiana.