Joseph Bakutes Joins DLA as Managing Director

FAIRFIELD, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DLA, LLC a leading provider of internal audit and accounting advisory services, announces Joseph Bakutes joined DLA as a Managing Director, Accounting Advisory. 

Joseph Bakutes has over 15 years of experience in accounting; specializing in guiding companies throughout the corporate lifecycle in matters including US GAAP, Internal / External Audit, Internal Controls, PCAOB Standards Policies and Procedures, System Conversion, Financial Reporting, Treasury, and Financial Risk Management. His experience in guiding organizations through change initiatives allowed him to improve their operational and financial performance, by re-engineering accounting and financial processes, and implementing new reporting and monitoring tools.

Prior to joining DLA, Joseph served as a Senior Director of Accounting with a technology platform, where he led the accounting function, implemented SEC required policies, and executed new financial reporting policies. Prior to working at the technology platform, he worked at Deloitte.

“With his extensive background in audit and accounting, Joseph is well positioned to play an integral role in growing the Accounting Advisory Technical side of DLA,” said Scott Levy, Partner at DLA. “We are happy to welcome Joseph to our team, and we are confident that he will be a strong leader in bringing our clients the personalized, expert services on which DLA prides itself.”


Founded in 2001, DLA provides internal audit and accounting advisory services to hundreds of clients. DLA’s leadership team averages 30+ years of experience and is led by Big Four veterans with deep industry expertise. DLA specializes in internal audit, accounting advisory, forensic accounting, valuation and litigation support, tax, risk management, and IT advisory services. The company is headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey.

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