About Our Firm

At Timmins, Jacobsen & Strawhacker, LLP, we have been providing high quality client services for local individuals and businesses for over 70 years.


We have been a staple in the local business community for many years, and we pride ourselves on maintaining a local involvement.


Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.


Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and strong work ethic is the reason our clients return year-after-year.

Who We Are

We Take A “Hands-On” Approach To Client Services

Our ability to match the right staff members based upon client needs helps achieve the best service team for our clients.

Our Rich History


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Our office was great back then, clean and ready for customers.
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We started the journey in 1947.

Years in the Business

Timmins, Jacobsen & Strawhacker, LLP was established in 1945.


Kim Jacobsen (since 1996)

Jeff Strawhacker (since 2013)

Darlene Danielson (since 2018).

Expert Accountants

All professional staff receive a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education training annually.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients’ needs through research and sound analysis. Timmins, Jacobsen & Strawhacker, LLP is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area’s business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned. 

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Timmins, Jacobsen & Strawhacker, LLP receive competent and timely advice.

Contact Us

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Urbandale Office

(515) 270-8080

10550 New York Avenue, Suite 200 Urbandale, IA 50322

Altoona Office

(515) 967-7174

509 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009