Risk Assessment

Know Your Risks

Schneider Downs identifies and ranks an organization’s most likely and most potentially damaging risks, identifies controls in place, and pinpoints control gaps through the use of a formal risk assessment methodology.

After co-developing with you the strategic objectives for your assessment, our multidisciplinary team of internal auditors, IT specialists and subject matter professionals review all levels of the organization to assess risk, isolate control gaps and propose mitigation strategies for vulnerable areas. The results are typically used to drive a risk-based internal audit plan.

case studies

 
big problem:
A not-for-profit client out of 401(k) compliance.
big thinking:
Allowing more contributions by highly paid employees.
 
big problem:
Hackers attempting a six-figure wire transfer.
big thinking:
Rapid action spearheaded active containment and response.

our thoughts on

Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education

Before you finish typing a key word in the search bar, it may appear as if your thoughts have been predicted. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine

read more >

Why Higher Education Institutions Must Comply with GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for 10 months. One sector that has been affected by the newly enforced regulation,

read more >

Minimizing Higher Ed Risks - Utilizing Internal Audit and Data Analytics

We’ve all seen various colleges and universities in the news lately, and the news was not always positive. Higher education institutions face a varied

read more >

Enterprise Risk Management in Higher Education, and How Internal Audit Can Help

Recent history indicates that the pace of change in Higher Education is unprecedented; however, institutions are only seeing a modest increase in the use

read more >

Financial Institutions - Regs on Regs on Regs

Last month a colleague and I were fortunate to attend the PA Bankers Association, School of Compliance in Harrisburg, PA. The training consisted of three

read more >

Have a question? Ask us!

We’d love to hear from you. Drop us a note, and we’ll respond to you as quickly as possible.

Ask us

contact us

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