IFRS & US Standard Setting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US
David Schmid is the international accounting leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, responsible for supporting the US firm’s clients’ IFRS needs. David is based in the firm's national office in Florham Park, New Jersey.
Over his 31-year PwC career, David has become one of PwC's most experienced partners in assisting clients with cross-border, capital-market transactions, and with complex and unique accounting needs, especially those involving IFRS. He has assisted dozens of clients in Europe and the United States with practical advice on carve-outs, purchase accounting, accounting conversions, initial public offerings, transaction support, creative financings, and structuring matters.
Prior to his current responsibilities, David was an audit partner in PwC’s Chicago office, and a Deals partner both in the US and for nine years in Europe. David joined the Firm in 1984 upon graduating from the University of Illinois. David is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a frequent lecturer on IFRS matters.