RYAN & JURASKA LLP Certified Public Accountants

A Full-Service Accounting Company in Chicago, IL

Ryan & Juraska LLP was founded in 1991 by Philip C. Ryan and Alan R. Juraska. At Ryan & Juraska LLP, we take pride in providing audit, tax, and consulting services to the international securities and derivatives industry.

As a full-service public accounting firm registered with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), we make sure we are completely transparent in all that we do. We operate with honesty and integrity in all aspects of our business.

Additionally, we are very responsive to our clients’ questions and requests. As a boutique firm serving the financial services industry, Ryan & Juraska LLP consistently provides specialized services that meet our clients’ specific needs and exceed their expectations.

Our Clientele

Ryan & Juraska LLP’s clientele includes hedge funds, commodity pools, fund managers, proprietary trading firms, securities broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, introducing brokers, individual traders, brokers, exchanges, family offices, and high net worth individuals.

Our clients are members or having clearing relationships with most domestic and various foreign securities and futures exchanges.

Our History

Ryan & Juraska LLP was founded by Philip C. Ryan (“Phil”) and Alan R. Juraska (“Al”) in 1991. Prior to starting the firm, both Phil and Al had extensive experience in public accounting and in the securities and derivatives industry.

Phil served as the chief financial officer of Barnes & Co. He also worked as the financial partner of Hennessy & Associates, which was acquired by Barnes & Co. from 1981 to 1986. Additionally, from 1977 to 1981, Phil worked as a partner of Santoni & Santoni, CPAs. Before that, he worked as a senior auditor at the Chicago Board of Trade’s Office of Investigations and Audits from 1975 to 1977.

Before being part of Ryan & Juraska LLP, Al was the sole proprietor of his own firm, Alan R. Juraska CPA from 1985 to 1991. From 1979 to 1985, Al worked as the controller of Peters & Co. Before that, he functioned as the corporate controller of a publicly held manufacturing company from 1974 to 1979. He was likewise engaged in public accounting, working as an audit manager at Ernst & Whinney from 1969 to 1974.

While no longer handling the day-to-day operations, Phil and Al continue to serve both clients and the firm’s new leadership in an advisory capacity by offering their technical knowledge and decades of experience