Public Company Services

PRIMARY CONTACTS: Michael Renzelman CPA (Columbus), Steven Thompson CPA (Pittsburgh)

Schneider Downs provides audit, assurance and consulting services to publicly traded businesses in a wide range of industries.

As the largest independent financial and business advisory firm in our region, with 50+ years of experience and a proven global service model, Schneider Downs offers a cost-effective alternative to using a national service provider.

Our Credentials for Serving SEC Registrants

  • PCAOB registered. Schneider Downs 2011 PCAOB Report Our registration with the Public Companies Accounting Oversight Board enables us to audit SEC registrants and holds the firm accountable to PCAOB standards and review.
  • Member, the Center for Audit Quality of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, PrimeGlobal, an association of independent accounting firms.

Global Service Delivery Model

Schneider Downs' global service delivery model incorporates PrimeGlobal, an association of independent accounting firms selected as best in class for quality of practice, professional standing, local reputation, diverse technical capabilities and geographic location.

Our position within the association is strengthened by our role as a founding member of PrimeGlobal and continuous involvement with representation on the board of directors. We work with PrimeGlobal firms in the US and Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central America, South America and Australia to coordinate our clients' international service needs.

Comprehensive Business Advisory and Financial Services for Public Companies

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

Business Advisory Services for Business to Consumer (B2C) Companies

Business advisory services that Schneider Downs provides to retailers

Technology Services

Schneider Downs Technology Advisors is committed to providing value added technology services and solutions

Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors

Providing personal investment management, financial planning and qualified retirement plan services

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance is a leading, full-service investment banking, corporate finance and strategic advisory firm

In-demand Services: SOX, ERISA, International Tax and Transfer Pricing, SALT, Business Advisory, IT Audit and other services for public companies.

Risk Advisory Services

A company’s future depends on its ability to identify and manage risk. Effective risk management requires an effective internal audit function.

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audits

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) is legislation passed by the U.S. Congress to protect shareholders from accounting errors and fraudulent practices

Employee Benefit Plans

Since your employees are your company’s most valuable asset, we know that you want to provide the best benefit options possible

Tax Services for Business to Consumer Companies

Tax services that Schneider Downs provides to retailers

International Tax

Schneider Downs can serve all your global tax planning and compliance needs through our International Tax Practice

Transfer Pricing

We work with our clients to present practical solutions to transfer pricing issues

IFRS Resource Center

U.S. companies may be required to convert their financial reporting from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Business Valuation Services

The valuation of any business or asset is a complex task that includes, among other things, detailed financial analyses

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance is a leading, full-service investment banking, corporate finance and strategic advisory

System and Organization Control (SOC) Reports (formerly Service Organization Control Reports)

Organizations continue to face pressure from regulators and customers to demonstrate that adequate controls are in place

Litigation Support Services

If you are an attorney representing claims for lost profits, intellectual property disputes, breach of contract, insurance claims, construction claims, and valuations

Information Security Assessment

The information security process begins with identifying the most valuable and sensitive data within your organization

Information Technology Audit and Compliance Services

A well-planned, properly structured information technology (IT) audit program is essential to evaluate risk management practices

case studies

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

our thoughts on

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Audit, IFRS BY Jeremy Ferkatch
Revenue Recognition: GAAP vs. IFRS: What this Means for Your Company
IFRS BY Allie Salt
Accounting for Cryptocurrencies under IFRS
IASB Proposes Annual Improvements for 2019
Improve Your Internal Audit Activity - Quality Assessment Reviews

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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