Auditor, tax consultant and CPA Dr. Mathias Weber is the new Director-Partner of SCHNEIDER GROUP’s office in St Petersburg. The Petersburg office will become a new competence center focusing on tax consulting and accounting as well as the nowadays for accounting so important IT services and integrated ERP-systems.
Dr. Weber brings international know-how from the Big4, which will support the experienced team of SCHNEIDER GROUP to serve international clients even better.
“With Dr. Mathias Weber in the SCHNEIDER GROUP team, we are strengthening our expertise in Russia’s northwest. Mathias speaks three languages: in addition to his native German, he is also fluent in English and Russian. He brings in specific tax consulting and accounting experience, which gives our office in St. Petersburg a new impetus”, explains Ulf Schneider, Managing Partner of SCHNEIDER GROUP. With this addition to its managing team, the one-stop partner for foreign companies in the Russian market is strengthening the St Petersburg location even further as a new competence center for accounting and taxation.
Dr. Mathias Weber is a German certified public accountant and tax consultant with over 20 years of experience in Russia. He also holds a CPA license from the USA. He began his career as an examiner in 1992 at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Berlin (then fiduciary work), where he remained until 2002. Already between 1997 and 2000, he completed a tour in Moscow. For Westcon Group, one of the leading international providers of communication technologies, Mathias Weber worked for three years as Finance Director in Berlin. From 2006 to 2017, he worked for Ernst & Young in Moscow, first as Senior Manager then as Equity Partner.
As the new Director-Partner of the St. Petersburg office, Dr. Weber will also manage the expansion of SCHNEIDER GROUP’s own IT and ERP unit with a competence team in order to better accompany its customers in the Northwest region with tailor-made solutions for managing their business processes and accounting. The new local offer reflects the shifting demand and the growing attractiveness of the northern capital also for foreign companies.
Mathias Weber stresses: “SCHNEIDER GROUP is well known as a quality focused service provider who cares about the needs of its customers. I am delighted to take over the managing position at the St. Petersburg’s office, as there is a lot of potential in developing the business. Consequently, we will extend our current services provided at this location. I look forward to working with a very motivated team who has an excellent reputation in the market.