Andreas Knop


Diplom-Kaufmann (Graduate in Business Administration)
German Public Auditor
Tax Consultant

Born 1970

Contact Information

+49 (0)2421 9436 26


Studies of economics, specializing in business administration, at the University -GH- Essen

Business informatics
Business law

Professional Career

  • since 2009 partner at SSB&P Dr. SCHMITZ SIMON BUECKEN & PARTNER
  • since 2007 employed at Dr. SCHMITZ SIMON BUECKEN
  • 2002 appointment as German Public Auditor
  • 2000 appointment as Tax Consultant
  • 1995 - 2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers and other pre-incorporated companies

Areas of Expertise

  • audit of annual and consolidated financial statements according to HGB (german commercial code) and IFRS
  • special audits, for example audits in accordance with AktG (German Stock Corporation Act) and GmbHG (German Companies Act), MaBV-audits (German Broker and Property Developer Ordinance)
  • tax structuring advice for business partnerships and corporations as well as individuals
  • international tax consulting


  • IDW – Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association
  • Steuerberater-Verband Koeln e.V. (Cologne Charter of Tax Consultants, Incorporated Association)
  • Bundesverband Deutscher Volks- und Betriebswirte e.V. (bdvb) (German Association of Political and Business Economists)

Social Commitment

  • member of the advisory board of Tierschutz-Stiftung im Kreis Dueren (Animal welfare foundation in the district of Dueren)