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3957 75th St
Aurora, IL 60504




John Schroeder, CPA

Manager, Internal Audit

John Schroeder is a manager in Wipfli’s financial institutions practice with more than 10 years of internal audit experience. He is responsible for leading outsourced internal audit engagements, including planning, executing, and reporting internal audit projects, risk assessments, and Sarbanes-Oxley and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA) compliance projects and assisting with the implementation of programs for complying with these requirements.

John has worked to help clients meet their internal control requirements by designing, implementing, and overseeing testing for all key financial processes. He also has experience in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, financial services, and insurance and consumer products.

John focuses on delivering sustainable value to clients by assisting with their corporate governance, risk management, and compliance functions and identifying process improvement opportunities.

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Ladder Up, a tax assistance program - Volunteer

Areas of Focus

  • Risk services
    • Risk assessment
    • Internal audit (outsourced and co-sourced)
    • Internal control testing
    • Enterprise risk management (ERM)
    • Service Organization Controls (SOC) reporting
    • Process mapping and documentation
    • Operational reviews
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance
    • Risk and control rationalization
    • Design, implementation, and testing of all major financial processes
    • Defining SAP configuration requirements 
  • SEC and FDICIA regulator reporting
  • Lending and loan reviews


Purdue University, School of Management
  • Bachelor of science degree in accountancy and industrial management

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