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Claudia Schrimpf-Dörges

Claudia Schrimpf-Dörges

Dr. Claudia Schrimpf-Dörges is head of the service lines Accounting & Reporting Advisory and CSR in Audit & Assurance. She is responsible for audit-related advice for SME and PIE companies and has more than 20 years of professional experience in national and international financial reporting and audit. Together with her team, she assists her clients in the field of CSR in the successful design and implementation of CSR reporting processes and in preparing CSR reports. She furthermore audits non-financial statements and/or reports of PIEs as responsible partner. Dr. Schrimpf-Dörges is a long-standing author of articles in reputable commentaries on accounting in accordance with IFRS and German GAAP.

Fields of expertise

  • Preparation and audit of CSR reports, assistance with the implementation of CSR reporting processes.
  • Advising on specific accounting and consolidation matters and on the introduction of new accounting norms and standards for German GAAP or IFRS.
  • Assistance with IFRS conversion and implementation projects.
  • Expert opinions on accounting problems under German GAAP and IFRS.
  • Arbitrator’s opinions and party opinions on matters of accounting in accordance with German GAAP and IFRS and other business management problems
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements or reporting packages in accordance with German GAAP and IFRS


  • Member of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany [Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland e.V. - IDW], of the Chamber of German Public Auditors [Wirtschaftsprüferkammer] and of the Chamber of Tax Advisors [Steuerberaterkammer]
  • Member of the auditors' examination committee of the Chamber of German Public Auditors
  • Member of the ‘ARUG II - compensation reporting’ working group of the IDW
  • Member of the ‘ESG-related risks in IFRS-financial statements’ working group of the IDW
  • Member of the Sustainability Centre of Excellence at Grant Thornton International Ltd.

Recent publications

  • Commenting on Sections 249, 251 German Commercial Code [HGB] in: Heidel/Schall HGB-Handkommentar [HGB Commentary], 3rd edition, Baden-Baden 2019, Nomos Verlag
  • Commenting on provisions (IAS 37) and other liabilities in: Beck’sches IFRS Handbuch [Beck's IFRS Handbook] 6th edition, Munich 2020, Verlag C.H.Beck
  • Commenting on Sections 310, 312 HGB in: beck-online.GROSSKOMMENTAR zum Handelsrecht, Munich 2020, Verlag C.H. Beck
  • Diplom-Kauffrau [Graduate in Business Administration]
  • Tax Advisor
  • German Public Auditor
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