Joan Schumaker
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Joan L. Schumaker

EY Americas Co-Director of Tax Accounting and Risk Advisory Services

Experienced in tax accounting and reporting, working with companies in all different industries. Enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

Areas of focus Tax
Office New York, US

Joan serves clients in numerous industries on tax accounting matters to help minimize risk pertaining to ASC 740, IAS 12, share-based payments, unrecognized tax benefits, business combinations, carve-out financial statements, post-spin financial reporting, uncertain tax positions, Sarbanes-Oxley Sec. 404 and IFRS conversion.

Joan is also the tax leader of our integrated tax and accounting service offerings with Financial Accounting and Advisory Services.

She has more than 29 years of tax accounting and reporting experience, including 26 years of experience in public accounting serving large multinational corporations. Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP (EY), Joan was the Director of Income Tax Accounting and Reporting at a large multinational corporation where she led the Sarbanes-Oxley Sec. 404 tax implementation.

Joan is a frequent speaker on tax accounting and reporting matters. She is CPA licensed in New York, Florida and New Jersey.

Joan holds a BSBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from New York University.

How Joan is building a better working world

“As co-leader of the National Tax Department Inclusiveness Steering Committee, I provide leadership, advocacy and support within the organization for programs and events that promote understanding and educate on diversity and inclusion issues. I also help design and promote activities which further a diverse and inclusive work place. In addition, I actively engage in a Giving Circle in my community in support of charitable organizations in need.”

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