Risk Advisory Services

Experienced and practical guidance through the complex issues facing today’s businesses

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PRIMARY CONTACT: James B. Yard CPA, CIA, CISA 

A company's future depends on its ability to identify and manage risk. Risk is ever-present and always evolving in today’s world and effective risk management is essential to every business.

Our team of experienced risk advisory professionals focus on collaborating with your organization to identify and effectively mitigate risks.  Our goal is to understand not only the risks related to potential loss to the organization, but to drive solutions that add value to your organization and advise on opportunities to ensure minimal disruption to your business.

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Risk Advisory Services

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Business Process Optimization

Designed to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization’s core business processes to ensure best practice opportunities

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Data Analytics for Internal Audit

Use data to improve their role in evaluating and monitoring key risks and business activities

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Enterprise Risk Management

Centered on understanding risks in terms of their impact and likelihood to the organization

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Fraud Risk Assessment

Prepare for, protect and enable your organization to develop a response plan in the event fraud risk

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Internal Audit Sourcing

We provide internal audit support, from staff augmentation to full outsourcing

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IT Risk Advisory

Help ensure that your organization is risk-focused, promotes sound IT controls, ensures the timely resolution of audit deficiencies

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Quality Assurance Review (QAR)

Our professionals leverage our Internal Audit Strategic Framework to assess your internal audit function’s activities against leading practices

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SOC Reports

Obtaining a SOC report (formerly SSAE 16, SAS 70 report) has become increasingly relevant for organizations of all sizes

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SOX Compliance

Sarbanes-Oxley solutions that fit their needs from one time projects to ongoing co-sourcing and outsourcing engagements

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Third Party Risk Management

Build, implement, recalibrate, and manage a world-class third party risk management programs

case studies

 
Let’s discuss preventing ransomware attacks on your company. Email me directly <a href='mailto:twarren@schneiderdowns.com?cc=contactSD@schneiderdowns.com'>here</a>.
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Let’s discuss preventing ransomware attacks on your company. Email me directly here.
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Company impacted by ransomware.
 
Let’s discuss opportunities to reduce your company’s tax burden. Email me directly <a href='mailto:dmorally@schneiderdowns.com?cc=contactSD@schneiderdowns.com'>here</a>.
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Let’s discuss opportunities to reduce your company’s tax burden. Email me directly here.
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Inefficient tax credit realization.

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The American Families Plan – Proposed $1.8 Trillion Spending and Tax Plan

Learn more about the American Families Plan, a $1.8 trillion spending proposal envisioned to further boost the economy proposed to congress on April 28, 2021.

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Introduction to The American Jobs Plan and The Made in America Tax Plan

Learn more about the newly proposed American Jobs Plan, a $2.3 trillion infrastructure spending plan for the next decade announced during a presentation in Pittsburgh.

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Map of Pittsburgh Office
Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

[email protected]
p: 412.261.3644     f: 412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office
Columbus

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

[email protected]
p: 614.621.4060     f: 614.621.4062

Map of DC Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102

[email protected]
p: 571.380.9003