RKL LLP today announced that Michael T. McAllister, CPA, CITP, CISA, has joined the firm as leader of its IT Audit Services Practice.
“We’re proud to welcome Michael McAllister to RKL,” said CEO Edward W. Monborne. “Under his leadership, our IT Audit Services Practice will align financial reporting with technology systems for increased efficiency and security.”
As head of RKL’s IT Audit Services Practice, McAllister is focused on strengthening internal controls for clients in a variety of industries and implementing comprehensive risk management across their full technology infrastructure. McAllister and his team deploy a number of solutions to achieve these goals, including information technology internal audits; IT governance, revaluation and design; System and Organization Control (SOC) services; and QA/IV&V (Quality Assurance, Independent Verification and Validation) engagements.
McAllister brings more than 24 years of IT and assurance experience to his new role, including deep expertise delivering SOC services for various types of entities, ranging from national service bureaus, financial institutional support entities and data hosting services.
A Certified Public Accountant licensed in Pennsylvania, McAllister is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credentials.
McAllister earned his B.S. in Accounting with a minor in Computer Science from Kutztown University and Penn State University. He resides in Schaefferstown with his wife and family.
RKL LLP is a leading professional services firm with offices located in Pennsylvania and beyond. More than 500 team members strong, RKL taps into a wide range of services – tax, accounting, data analytics, performance improvement, risk mitigation, human capital management, cybersecurity and more – to deliver solutions that prepare businesses and organizations for real, sustained growth. RKL is ranked 61st on Accounting Today’s “2019 Top 100 Firms” and 5th among large companies on the 2018 Best Places to Work in PA. Learn more at rklcpa.com.