Jacob W. Kinnear, CPA, Manager

Areas of Expertise

Credit Unions, Community Banks, and Small Businesses

Jake is responsible for managing the Firm's credit union audit engagements and the supervision of audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed‑upon procedure engagements in the financial institutions sector.

Professional Services

Jake joined Rowles & Company, LLP in 2020 and provides accounting and consulting services to financial institutions.  He has over 13 years of previous accounting experience primarily auditing private and public sector financial institutions.

Specialties include:

  • Financial Statement Audits
  • Internal Audits of Financial Institutions
  • Review and Compilation Engagements
  • Supervisory Committee Agreed‑Upon Procedures
  • HUD Audits
  • Public Company Audits
  • SEC Financial Reporting

Education and Professional Development

  • Graduate of Towson University, with a degree in accounting in 2006
  • Graduate of University of Baltimore with a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance in 2013
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement and Interests

  • Enjoys spending time with his wife and kids
  • Avid sports fan of the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Capitals
  • Plays on several local rec hockey teams