Steve Roiland, CPA, CFE

Steven C. Roiland, CPA, CFE

Steve has over twenty-two years of experience in public accounting. He joined our firm in October of 2017 and became a Partner in July 2018.  Among his responsibilities at Dowell Group are overseeing compilation, review, and audit engagements and evaluating financial statements and related accounting work for compliance with applicable professional standards. Steve regularly provides services to nonprofit organizations, manufacturers, distributors, employee benefit plans, and service-based businesses. Additionally, he consults with and advises clients on tax, accounting, and business matters.

The services he provides to the business community include:

  • Controller / CFO outsourcing
  • Analysis of financial statements and metrics for small business owners and boards of directors
  • Internal control best practices analysis
  • Not-for-profit board of directors consulting
  • Analysis and application of buy-out agreements and related performance metrics
  • Performance of certified audits for privately held companies, Not-for-Profit organizations and certain employee benefit plans
  • Development and application of advantageous business and individual income tax strategies
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Compilation and reviews of non-public companies
  • Providing cash flow strategies to business owners
  • Preparation of financial statement projections and forecasts

Steve is well versed in several software packages and has the background to get up to speed with new technology quickly. This provides him additional tools to use to help his clients.

Throughout his career, Steve has served clients in many different industries in roles as an auditor, accountant, tax advisor, and as a consultant. He has comprehensive hands-on experience in many aspects of accounting, auditing, tax preparation & research, fraud examination, and business consulting for nonprofit and for profit organizations.

Activities and Associations

Steve’s professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Steve has taught several educational seminars for the firm and is continuously exploring new and proposed changes to the ever changing accounting and tax rules.

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

  • Member of Illinois CPA Society Accounting and Principles Committee
  • Member of Illinois CPA Society Audit and Assurance Committee
  • Member of Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Treasurer of Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club


Steve earned a bachelor’s degree from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois with honors with a major in accounting and a minor in computer science. He has also earned the designations of Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.