About Spathelf & Associates, Ltd.

“Exciting” may not be the first word that comes to mind when considering your accounting needs, but here at Spathelf & Associates, Ltd., we aim to change that. To our qualified Naperville, IL CPA firm, accounting is exciting and not just because we love crunching numbers. We view accounting differently than most – as an opportunity to join forces with small business owners just like you so that we can use our skills to help your business grow.

We listen to and get to know each client so that we can curate services that meet their immediate needs and lay a foundation for their future. As an experienced CPA firm, we know that situations can change quickly. When those changes occur, we’ll be here for you, whether you’re a business or an individual. We are excited to join you on the journey as you make strategic financial decisions for now and set long-term goals for future growth. Your growth is our growth, so we take your business personally, and we do it with personality.

Learn More about Spathelf & Associates, Ltd.

For quality accounting services from a team of experienced, solution-driven professionals who are ready to listen to you, call us at 630-369-6390 now and request a free consultation to get started.


Steve Spathelf CPA

Steve Spathelf CPA

As President and Founder of Spathelf & Associates, Ltd. Stephen Spathelf specializes in tax planning and CFO services for small business owners, as well as QuickBooks. He is a Certified Public Accountant who works closely with industry leaders to stay on the cutting edge of technology and tax planning strategies.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at University of Dubuque, in 1969. His career in public accounting began at Haskins & Sells (now part of Deliotte & Touche) and he also gained vital experience working in the private sector as a CFO of a New York international company and as Treasurer of Playboy Enterprises.

With the combined experience, his drive grew to help small business owners ensure accurate and timely financial information. In 1988, he started Spathelf & Associates, Ltd.