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

Our Clients' Thoughts On Schneider Downs

"Trusted advisor which adds value to the relationship."

"We are very satisfied with the relationship. One-off project and/or consultancy work sometimes feels a bit overpriced which is the reason for the "sometimes" answer to one of the questions."

"Been w SD for 30 years
Always there for us"

"Everyone we deal with at Schneider Downs shows that they care about our business and personal concerns. They are always available to us and are very responsive. They have been with us for a long time and we are thrilled with their performance."

"I have been working with Schneider Downs for 20 years. Everyone that I have worked with has been professional, courteous, and supportive of the work we d0. As the business has grown over the years, Schneider Downs has made a point in making us aware of the different accounting changes. As we develop new programs, they are a resource that we can go to in order to make good business decisions. I truly enjoy working with the staff!"

"I believe SD brings quality talent to our projects and they are well worth the price we pay!"

"We are a long time customer and value the service provided."

"The People, Expertise in their field, and professionalism is important to me. . They help guide my business and personal life with tax preparation and planning..
I have dealt with Julie and Henry for over 20 years on a weekly level and am completely satisfied"

"SD management and staff are very professional, but not overly 'text-book'. They take their jobs seriously, but are also great to work with!"

"Because they do all of the above..well!"

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New Pennsylvania Electronic Payment Requirements for Personal Tax Payments Greater than $15,000 Beginning January 1, 2022.

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The article provides a comprehensive update on government responses and ransomware activity associated with the Apache Log4j vulnerability.

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Apache Log4j Vulnerability Update

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Important Tax Savings News for the Construction Industry: Meals Portion of Per Diem Rate or Allowance Now 100% Deductible for 2021 and 2022

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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>.
big problem:
Let’s discuss preventing ransomware attacks on your company. Email me directly here.
big thinking:
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>.
big problem:
Let’s discuss opportunities to reduce your company’s tax burden. Email me directly here.
big thinking:
Inefficient tax credit realization.

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