John F. Matte, Jr. CPA

John F. Matte


Senior Manager

Assurance Services Group

At a glance

John serves as a leader in the Firm’s employee benefit plan audit practice, and concentrates his practice on audits on behalf of for-profit entities from a wide cross-section of industries. He also has significant experience consulting clients with respect to documentation and testing of internal controls, particularly entities subject to Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Construction Contractors
  • Cooperatives

Principal Areas of Practice

  • For-Profit Entities
  • Employee Benefit Plans

Representative Clients

John’s practice revolves around the audit of privately-owned for-profit entities, with primary emphasis on the manufacturing industry. Clients from additional industries he serves in this capacity include retail operations, construction contractors and dairy cooperatives.

Throughout his career, John has also served multiple Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliant businesses including publicly traded banks, retail companies and manufacturers with complex projects relative to the identification and internal documentation of internal controls. He has also served clients with the testing of Sarbanes-Oxley controls.

Technical expertise

  • Department leader in utilizing IDEA Software for data analysis.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)


  • M.S. in Accounting, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • B.S., magna cum laude, in Accounting, State University of New York at Buffalo

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Dopkins in 2013, John served in the accounting department of a local retail establishment.

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