Jason A. Rothenburger, CPA, CFE


Jason A. Rothenburger, CPA, CFE


Jason A. Rothenburger earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois. He has also earned the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner.


Jason began his career at Dowell Group, LLP out of undergrad in 2005 working as a Staff Accountant. Jason was promoted to Manager in 2010 and in 2013 became a Partner in the firm.

The services he provides to the business community include:

  • Analysis of financial statements and various business metrics for small business owners
  • Analysis and application of buy-out agreements and related performance metrics
  • Performance of certified audits for non-public companies and certain employee benefit plans
  • Internal control best practices analysis
  • Determination and application of business and individual income tax strategies
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Compilation and reviews of non-public companies
  • Providing cash flow strategies to business owners
  • Not-for-profit board of directors consulting
  • Preparation of financial statement projections and forecasts

Jason’s general knowledge of information technology as well as his knowledge of various software packages gives him additional tools to use to help his clients.

Activities and Associations

Jason’s professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Jason has been responsible for leading CPE seminars for the firm and has also authored a number of articles for the Dowell Group, LLP website. Jason continues to solidify his skill sets by taking continuing education courses in the areas of accounting, auditing, fraud, and taxation.

Members of Dowell Group, LLP are encouraged to give back to their community. Jason has served his community in the following capacities:

  • Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council – Director, Treasurer, and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee
  • Member of Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

Jason is married with two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, following the stock market, and tackling home improvement projects. Jason’s e-mail address is jrothenburger@dowellcpa.com.