Audit and Assurance Services

We apply the experience of more than 50 years in practice to the audit and assurance needs of public and privately held businesses across a wide range of industries, not-for-profit organizations and employee benefit plans.

Our clients confirm that it is our service philosophy that sets us apart from other public accounting firms:

  • Proactive communication, responsiveness and accessibility
  • Risk-based audit approach
  • Extensive executive involvement
  • Exceptional value through a practical approach
  • Expertise resident in our offices
  • All firm resources available for each engagement

Our engagement teams are hand-selected by our shareholders based on skill sets and experience and are available around the clock for consultation. Each attestation engagement is subject to our comprehensive quality control and risk management system, providing an independent review of audit opinions, related financial statements and significant underlying working papers, to ensure that the highest levels of professional standards are met.

Schneider Downs is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and is a member of the AICPA’s Center for Public Company Audit Firms, the Private Companies Practice Section, the Governmental Audit Quality Center and the AICPA's Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center.

Our firm's professional standards and compliance with the rules of our profession have been assured by those bodies who are responsible for regulating our industry: Such bodies have conducted evaluations of our practice and system of quality control to ensure our firm’s adherence to the highest standards of the professionWe have earned unmodified reports in all of our peer reviews. The PCAOB issued a report with no findings in 2014.

We are the firm of choice for financial statement audit and providing customized, independent solutions.

case studies

 
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Coronavirus Pandemic - Accounting and Financial Reporting Impacts under U.S. GAAP

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What is More Beneficial for Professional Service Organizations: Accrual Basis or Cash Basis Financial Statements?

One of the most important decisions management of a professional service organization needs to make as it relates to their financial statements is the

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Simplification of Accounting for Income Taxes – ASU 2019-12

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2019-12 on December 18, 2019 based on recommended changes by stakeholders as part of the FASB’s

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Evaluating a Firm’s System of Quality Control

On December 17, 2019, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) voted to issue a concept release on a potential approach to revisit the PCAOB’s

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Map of Pittsburgh Office
Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office
Columbus

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102