Robert Schroell

PARTNER, UHY LLP
MANAGING DIRECTOR,
UHY ADVISORS MO, INC.

Email: rschroell@uhy-us.com
Direct: 314 615 1231

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE:
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Energy
  • Technology
ACTIVE & PRIOR PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Associated General Contractors
  • American Subcontractors Association
ACTIVE & PRIOR CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Missouri Venture Forum
  • Committee Chairman of Boy Scouts of America
  • Past President of Affton-Lindbergh Early Childhood Education Foundation

Bob is a co-leader of the St. Louis office’s SEC Practice group and is also the Director of Enterprise Risk Advisory services group. He is a member of the firm’s public practice executive committee, enterprise risk advisory services executive committee. Bob has over 25 years of audit experience, providing external and internal audit services for clients involved construction, energy, biotechnology, technology, manufacturing and other industries.

Bob’s previous experience includes five years as a Chief Financial Officer and as the Office Director of Accounting and Auditing for a regional firm. His industry experience has allowed him to develop common sense solutions for his client’s business, accounting and internal control issues.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Audits of public and private companies
  • Enterprise risk evaluations
  • Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Internal Control reviews
  • Due diligence in relation to business acquisitions and mergers
  • Fraud and forensic examinations including:
    • Participated in forensic examination of Tyco International;
    • Directed examination of $4 billion and $2 billion subsidiaries in Healthcare Division
    • Directed fraud examination of publicly held defense contractor
  • Serves as outsource CFO for clients in a number of industries
  • Consulting in matters including:
    • Fraud Detection and Prevention
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Operational improvement
    • Internal accounting controls
    • Development of practice policies and procedures
    • Construction claims and litigation
  • Serves on the firm’s Enterprise Risk Advisory Services Board
  • Serves on the firm’s SEC Executive Committee
BACKGROUND:
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Missouri Illinois and Iowa
  • Joined the firm in 1996, promoted to partner in 2000
  • Prior to joining UHY, Bob worked at regional and national CPA Firms including KMG Main Hurdman. He was also the Chief Financial Officer for a specialty construction company.
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO
  • M.B.A., Washington University, St. Louis, MO
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP:
  • “Enterprise Risk Management, How Risk Affects your Company’s Performance in the Marketplace”, Presented at the Missouri Society of CPA’s Business and Industry Conference
  • “Demystifying ERM: Enterprise Risk Management for the Not-For-Profit Community”, Presented at UHY LLP’s Not-For-Profit Roundtable
  • “Preparing Presentations to Bankers for the Construction Industry”, Presented to the St. Louis Chapter of the Associated General Contractors
  • Technical Reviewer of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants annual Audit and Accounting Guide for Construction Contractors and annual Audit Risk Alert Real Estate and Construction