Other Business Advisory Services

Adam J. Goode CPA

The Schneider Downs Business Advisory Services team is committed to assisting clients with critical business decisions by applying our insights, providing innovative solutions and leveraging our experience in each unique situation.

We work with our clients to provide strategic consulting and analysis tailored to meet their individual needs. Our team has the knowledge and experience necessary to undertake a variety of projects for our clients, including:

Back Office and Financial Close Studies

We have assisted middle-market and public companies in analyzing their back-office functions in order to identify areas of improvement and opportunities for cost reduction. Additionally, we have evaluated financial close cycles and processes in order to help our clients condense the monthly, quarterly or annual closing cycle and improve efficiencies.

Cost Control Services

If you are not effectively controlling the costs in your business, then you are not controlling your business. Effective cost control is essential in managing a stable and profitable organization. Our team of experienced business professionals can work with you to analyze potential areas of cost savings through better cost controls. There are both visible and hidden costs in your organization. Let Schneider Downs shed some light on the opportunities to reduce these costs throughout your organization.

Field Examinations

Based on our broad experience providing services for numerous enterprises, both large and small, across a broad spectrum of industries, we are able to quickly grasp the important financial drivers and collateral issues as they relate to your borrowers. We are able to assist you with designing appropriate procedures to address the issues and risks that face lenders.

Paycheck Protection Program Advisory

Introduced as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economy Security Act (CARES Act), the PPP IS designed to provide direct incentives for small businesses to keep workers employed during the COVID-19 crisis. Our collective expertise and industry experiences allow us to help clients make informed decisions on PPP participation and answer important questions including:

Productivity Consulting

Are your business processes efficient and driven by a sense of "value" or "productivity"? In today' s competitive landscape, all of your processes need to be "lean and mean" in order for you to stay competitive and profitable. Our experienced operations consultants can assist you in determining which processes are working and which ones are not. By examining the entire process from start to finish, we can assist you in identifying process bottlenecks, system weaknesses, lost time, rework, and a wide variety of opportunities to eliminate waste. We can provide ideas and recommendations on how to improve your processes, and in turn improve your business.

About Schneider Downs Business Consulting

The Schneider Downs Business Consulting group is experienced in handling business interruption matters with forensic accounting professionals and litigation support specialists. Additionally, our Business Consulting group managed our research and consulting work on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), so the team is uniquely qualified to prepare potential claims related to losses from COVID-19.

Learn more about our Business Consulting Services or contact us for more information. 

case studies
                                    Company impacted by ransomware.
big problem:
Company impacted by ransomware.
big thinking:
Restore system on-site and avoid six-figure ransom.
                                    Inefficient tax credit realization.
big problem:
Inefficient tax credit realization.
big thinking:
Identified a $900,000 tax credit, nearly twice as much as prior years.

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