Jennifer Kiehne

Jennifer Kiehne

Certified QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor
Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor

Senior Associate

Phone: 507.252.6682
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About Jennifer

Jennifer Kiehne joined the Rochester, MN office of Hawkins Ash CPAs in January 2014. After 30 years of working with the many different aspects of bookkeeping and accounting, she was accredited by the American Payroll Association and became a Certified Payroll Professional in 2019.

Today, as a Senior Associate, Jennifer enjoys the challenges associated with payroll processes, system implementation, and payroll compliance. She also works with sales tax and provides tax and workers’ compensation audits. Jennifer is certified in both QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online.

In her free time, she enjoys organic gardening, baking, and spending time with her two adult children as well as with her mini-boxers, Beans and Toby.

Areas of Focus

Estimated Tax Payments

Payroll Processing

Quarterly Payroll Tax Returns

Sales Tax and Provider Tax

Work Comp Audits


Rochester Community College

Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)

Certified QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor

Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor

Professional Affiliations

American Payroll Association

American Payroll Association NorthStar Chapter (Minnesota Chapter)

Recent Posts by Jennifer

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