Government Accounting Services

Government Services

PRIMARY CONTACTS: Roy Lydic Jr. CPA (Columbus), Theodore Pettko CPA(Pittsburgh)

Accounting and financial services in the public sector remains a unique discipline with very specific needs, challenges and requirements. Schneider Downs established its Government Services industry group to address those needs across the broad spectrum of entities in the sector.

Over many years, our expertise in this area has continued to grow, enabling Schneider Downs to emerge as a single course for accounting and consulting needs dedicated to government entities. Today, more than 35 of our professionals have direct experience working within the sector. This experience allows us to bring unique and practical insight to the practice.

We advise a range of government entities including, but not limited to:

  • Boroughs
  • Charter Schools
  • Counties
  • Cities
  • Government agencies
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Townships
  • Villages

Industry Presence

Schneider Downs is an active participant in numerous groups and associations focused on the government sector, including:

AICPA Government Audit Quality Center
Government Financial Officers Association
Government Financial Officers Associations Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR program)
Association of Government Accountants

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102