Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Bowser_Joshua
Westchester

One Westbrook Corporate Center
Westchester, IL 60154

Tel: 630.368.7027
Email: jbowser@wipfli.com

Services

Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and FDICIA regulatory reporting
  • Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) ERM Framework
  • Internal audies
  • Lending and loan reviews
  • Regulatory reporting
  • Accounting, operating, and internal control structure reviews
  • Accounting assistance

Industries

Financial Institutions
Financial Services
Construction and Real Estate
Manufacturing and Distribution

Education

Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, Illinois
  • Bachelor of science degree in accountancy
  • Master of science degree in accountancy with an emphasis in taxation
 

Joshua M. Bowser, CPA

Manager

Josh Bowser is a manager in Wipfli LLP’s financial institutions practice with more than 10 years of internal audit experience.  He is responsible for planning, executing, and reporting for internal audit and risk assessment projects with an increased focus relating to the lending functions of financial institutions.  Josh helps clients meet their Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA) internal control requirements and assists with the implementation of programs for complying with these requirements.

In addition, Josh has experience in a wide variety of industries including real estate, manufacturing, financial services, and consumer products.  Specific projects include documenting processes, assessing risks, and testing major cycles including inventory, procurement, revenue, and financial reporting.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified on COSO Internal Controls

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Northern Illinois University Internal Audit Advisory Council - Member