She studied Volkswirtschaftslehre (Economics) with subsequent professional work for various tax consultancy firms.

After her appointment as a tax adviser in 1998, her appointment to auditor followed in 2001. From 2002 to 2010, Dorothea Böer worked as shareholder/Managing Director of BSZi Revision und Treuhand GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. She joined MOOG Partnerschaftsgesellschaft in 2011.

In addition to classic auditing, her focus of interests lies with economics consultancy and analysis of complex factual situations.