Arleen Bankemper is a Principal at DHJJ who specializes in state and local tax, accounting software, and payroll. She brings over 25 years of experience, over 22 years with DHJJ, to her role helping clients in multiple industries achieve new efficiencies and accurate, visible accounting processes.
Arleen’s services for clients include tax, business advisory, accounting, and payroll. Her deep and broad knowledge of accounting software systems, including industry-specific programs, allows her to provide knowledgeable support in determining the package that best fits her clients’ needs, along with installation, setup, and training. She is a QuickBooks® ProAdvisor and Intacct certified, with specialized skills in all aspects of payroll accounting. Arleen is also a part of the DHJJ State and Local Tax (SALT) group.
Arleen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from North Central College as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Arizona. In addition, she is fluent in Spanish.
Outside of Work:
A resident of Naperville, Illinois, Arleen has two married adult sons.
Arleen welcomed her first granddaughter early in 2021.
She is passionate about her horse, Dooley, and her grand-dogs, Ellie and Prim.