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About Us

Background

Welcome to Wittlin, Cain & Dry. Our firm was founded in October of 2000 as a result of the merger of two Western New York accounting firms. Our principals have more than seventy years of experience in providing accounting and business consulting services to individual and corporate clients. We have offices conveniently located in Williamsville, New York and Ulrich City Centre in Lockport, New York.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Wittlin, Cain & Dry, LLP is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the local business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Wittlin, Cain & Dry, LLP receive competent and timely advice.

Enhancing Business Performance

When choosing an accounting firm, it is important to know the experience level of the staff that will be providing you with service. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide our clients with consistent, dependable service from our highly trained staff of professionals. Since clients work with the same staff team on a consistent basis, engagements are much more efficient and often yield strategies for improving client processes and systems that lead to cost savings and improved profitability. Part of our job is to look for ways to help our clients improve their bottom line. We are well qualified to deliver exceptional results due to the experience level of our professionals.

We pride ourselves in our ability to react to our clients needs in a time sensitive manner. Our flexible organizational structure allows us to form new engagement teams quickly, as your need arises. It is not unusual for clients to require interim financial statements for financing, new business plan development or acquisition cash flow analysis in a short time frame.

We thrive on such situations. It is times such as these that we truly have the ability to have an immediate, positive impact on your business.

Technology plays a very important role in how we serve our clients. Our staff of professionals is well versed in the use of computer hardware and software to increase the efficiency of each engagement we perform. Our staff is always available to help with improving our client’s systems. For a number of our clients, we serve as their support team to assist them through accounting system issues that may arise from time to time. It is important for clients to know that they can rely on trusted professionals who understand their business to be available to help them through such situations.

We look forward to working with you and your staff. As a team, we will work to enhance your organization’s financial performance now, and into the future.

Our Team

Scott A. Cain, CPA
Partner

scain@wcdcpas.com 716.438.2190

Scott has been practicing in the Niagara and Erie County area since 1986. A graduate of Ball State University, Scott relocated to the Western New York area upon graduation. From the beginning, Scott worked primarily with small and medium sized business and the principals of those companies.

In 1994, Scott formed his own firm located in Lockport, New York, dedicated primarily to working with corporate clients and their owners. Additionally, Scott specialized in working with Canadian owned companies doing business in the United States, assisting clients with merger and acquisition activities and small business accounting software implementation. Scott currently serves as a member of the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency revolving loan fund committee and the Greater Lockport Development Committee and resides in Lockport, New York.

Jay S. Dry, CPA
Partner

jsdry@wcdcpas.com 716.438.2190

Jay is a 1987 graduate of the State University of New York College at Fredonia. Jay has been providing accounting and auditing services to corporate and non-profit organizations and works closely with the principals of those organizations. Jay is involved in all aspects of the firm’s services from attest engagements to preparing corporate and individual income tax returns and focuses on working with retail and non-profit clients. Jay is a member and past-president of the Lockport Rotary Club and resides in Lockport, New York.

James M. Dry, CPA
Partner

jimdry@wcdcpas.com 716.634.7253

Jim is a 1985 graduate of the State University of New York College at Fredonia where he excelled in academics and sports as a member of the varsity basketball team. Jim has been providing accounting and auditing services to corporate and tax exempt not for profit organizations from the beginning. Jim is primarily responsible for the firm's attest engagements and focuses on working with construction and environmental contractors as well as retail pharmacies. Jim also focuses on corporate income tax planning and individual income tax issues. Jim is responsible for coordinating the business activities of the firm. Jim is a member of the Eastern Hills Sunrise Rotary Club and resides in Williamsville, New York.

Morton H. Wittlin, CPA
Partner

mwittlin@wcdcpas.com 716.634.7253

Mort has been a practicing accountant in the Western New York Area since 1962. A graduate of Canisius College, Mort started his career working with small and medium sized corporate clients as well as individuals. In 1975, Mort formed his own firm, concentrating in the areas of preparing business financial statements, corporate and individual income tax preparation and personal financial planning that includes estate and trust work. More recently, Mort has expanded his practice to include providing business valuations for litigation support engagements and eldercare services to selected clientele. In addition to his accounting background, Mort is also an accomplished real estate developer. Mort has successfully developed the Brompton Professional Park, The A.G. Edwards Building and The Law Center at Williamsville, all located on Main Street in Williamsville. Mort is often called upon by our clients to consult relative to matters dealing with real estate development and acquisition. Mort is a member of the Canisius College Council on Accountancy and resides in Amherst, New York.