Risk Advisory Services

What are the risks to your business?

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

In a complex organization, a successful internal audit function has a dual role: it supports the Audit Committee in its fiduciary duties related to internal control - and it partners with management in performing risk assessment and risk management.

Does your internal audit function identify and evaluate the risks that confront your business?

In an ideal world, a progressive internal audit function would work adaptively within an organization. However, the post-SOX environment is anything but ideal. Many organizations lack the leading tools and necessary technology to perform an internal audit efficiently and cost-effectively.

Schneider Downs offers seven risk-based risk advisory service options to ensure compliance, mitigate uncertainties and keep inefficiencies from eroding your bottom line. We work hand-in-hand with your audit committee and primary auditor on risk and control strategies to fully leverage internal audit and minimize compliance/audit costs.

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

Do Managed Service Providers Need a SOC Report?

A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a company that performs an assortment of IT services for customers, often for small to moderately sized businesses

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Do Relocation Companies Require a SOC (System and Organization Controls) Report?

The answer to this question is clearly based upon the level of risk that the relocation company represents to its clients. First, one must gain an understanding

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What has COVID-19 taught us about our businesses processes?

If you’re like the employees of Schneider Downs, you haven’t seen the inside of your office since mid-March. The first few weeks of work from

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Risks to Consider When Reopening Your Branches

With the country slowly reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s time to consider the risks associated with reopening your branch locations. With

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How Risk Management and Internal Audit Can Add Value in Light of the Current Pandemic: COVID-19 Risk Considerations

During these unprecedented times, internal audit and risk management professionals need to reevaluate risks affecting their organization. Audit plans must

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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