It’s the constant state of change that’s always attracted Michael McAllister to the accounting profession. As Leader of RKL’s IS Assurance and Advisory Services Practice, his focus lies in helping clients navigate through the issues and concerns that may keep them up at night.
With more than 24 years of experience in accounting and computer science, Michael builds the knowledge bridge between the financial aspects of accounting, and the information technology systems and controls that support each process.
Michael serves clients in a variety of industries, ranging from manufacturing to retail, technology and financial institutions, bringing an extensive background in resolving information security and financial audit risks. The core services provided by Michael and his team include: information technology internal audits; IT governance, revaluation and design; and QA/IV&V (Quality Assurance, Independent Verification and Validation) engagements.
In addition, Michael also boasts deep expertise in System and Organization Control (SOC) services, which include control readiness assessments and gap analysis for SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports. Michael provides SOC services for various types of entities, ranging from national service bureaus, financial institutional support entities and data hosting services.
“I am able to help build the knowledge bridge between the financial aspects of our work and the information technology systems and controls that support this process.”
Michael lives in Schaefferstown with his wife, their two children and their new puppy. He enjoys traveling and keeping up with his kids’ activities.