Jim Rotherham


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jim rotherham

Jim Rotherham is an Audit Partner at Squar Milner and has over 29 years of experience in public accounting and private industry. Jim heads up the Education Services practice at Squar Milner and specializes in audits of charter schools, school districts, local governments, Native American tribal governments and casinos, and not-for-profit organizations.

Jim’s background includes over 12 years at Ernst & Young in San Diego servicing clients in the technology and life sciences sector as well as governmental and nonprofit organizations. He co-founded and served as Chief Financial Officer of several privately owned and venture-backed tech companies, including one which he took public in 2003. Jim returned to public accounting in 2007 and built one of the most successful San Diego based full service CPA firms which merged with Squar Milner in 2016.

  • Certified Public Accountant in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Washington
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Bachelor of Science, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Honors)