Jennifer Schmidt
National Tax – Accounting Methods & Periods

Industry Expertise

Practice Focus


Jennifer has practiced public accounting since 1996 and currently leads the firm’s accounting methods practice. She advises clients on a variety of accounting methods issues, including the timing of income and expense recognition, cost recovery, capitalization, and accounting method change procedures. Most recently, she has helped clients assess the income tax implications of the tangible property regulations and the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606) for financial statements.

As a member of our national office, Jennifer also works directly with other firm leaders on all aspects of our tax practice. She monitors tax law changes, leads our tax continuing education program, and consults with tax professionals from across the firm on a variety of matters.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Jennifer spent seven years with two large accounting firms, where she provided tax consulting and compliance services to corporate taxpayers across a variety of industries.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Accounting Methods: Hot Topics
    (National Restaurant Association, June 2017)
  • Accounting Methods & TPR Update
    (Tax Executives Institute, June 2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BS, accounting, University of Florida
  • MAcc, tax, University of Florida