Tanner LLC (Tanner), a nationally-recognized, full-service accounting (CPA), assurance, tax, and consulting firm located in Salt Lake City, UT, has been serving clients in the intermountain region since 1940. We have achieved exceptional growth and continue to find strategic ways to make a positive impact in the lives of our clients and all others with whom we interact. We have a culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, personal growth, and work-life integration.
We are currently seeking professionals at the staff (0 to 2 years of experience), senior (3 to 5 years), and manager (5+ years) levels to join our IT Assurance and Advisory team.
Perform comprehensive risk assessments and analysis over IT and business processes sufficient to scope applicable engagements and understand the design and operational effectiveness of applicable client controls.
Design and execute walkthroughs and tests of operating effectiveness over controls in the entity, business units, IT, applications, and infrastructure, in support of various audits (e.g., SOC, HITRUST, financial (IT support), SOX 404, internal audits).
Provide insight and recommendations to clients regarding gaps and improvements in the design and operating effectiveness of controls.
Lead teams and manage/juggle multiple projects and responsibilities effectively.
Provide meaningful and timely feedback to leadership on issues and progress of solutions.
Manage client relationships and expectations.
Collaborate with the team in designing audit procedures, project management solutions, and client deliverables.
Learn, stay abreast of, and apply applicable standards, frameworks, and interpretative guidance (e.g., attestation and auditing standards, SOC, HITRUST CSF, COSO, SOX 404).
Provides value-added advisory & consulting services, in addition to compliance services.
What Tanner Offers You!
Tanner offers a competitive compensation package, including medical and dental coverage; contributions to both a health savings and 401(k) account; open PTO plus eight observed holidays; dress-for-your day dress code; and other programs and activities designed to support your financial and social well-being. In addition, we offer
A family-friendly environment
Flexible work schedules
No bureaucracy with a national office
Direct access to all final decision makers (partners)
Training, development, and feedback to accelerate your growth
An extraordinary team of professionals
Qualifications, Skills, and Attributes for Success
For experienced hires, depending on the level applying to, 1 to 5+ years of experience in IT auditing / advisory services with a public accounting firm preferred (experience in internal audit will also be considered). For new hires, field of study and any related experience will be considered.
Significant experience in understanding and applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagement types: (a) System and Organization Controls (SOC) reporting engagements, (b) HITRUST CSF self and/or validated assessments, (c) financial statement audits (IT-support), and/or (d) internal or operational audits.
Bachelor’s degree in information systems, accounting, IT, security, or other relevant field.
CISA, CPA, CIA, CISSP or similar certification desired (or plans to work towards). Certified HITRUST CSF Practitioner a plus.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
Capable of working in a demanding, deadline-driven environment.
Strong work ethic, with a willingness to work overtime when client & other commitments warrant.
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of risks and controls in IT and business processes, and how to apply them to client situations.
Strong project management skills; ability to effectively juggle multiple commitments and supervise/manage self and others in finishing projects completely, accurately, and timely.
Solid organizational skills, including the ability to meet project deadlines, while maintaining quality, attention to detail, and accuracy in work products.
Ability to work effectively alone and with teams.
Strong interpersonal skills; capacity and interest to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel.
Technical awareness/experience (e.g., servers (Windows, Unix, Linux), databases, network devices, applications, utilities, Microsoft Office, IDEA or ACL).
Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment.
About Tanner LLC
Tanner is a nationally-recognized, full-service accounting (CPA), assurance, tax, and consulting firm located in Salt Lake City, UT. With 13 partners and approximately 130 professionals, Tanner is the largest locally-owned public accounting firm in Utah and one of the largest public accounting firms operating in the region. Its professionals and accompanying audit, tax, and IT assurance and security services are regarded by many as the very best. Tanner also provides unique, local expertise in sales and use tax, and strategic planning.
Founded in 1940, Tanner still operates with the passion and flexibility of a startup, focusing on delivering exceptional client experiences! We maintain total autonomy from any national and regional office; all decisions are made locally and efficiently. We continue to receive local and national recognition as a firm, including Best of State (7 times), INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA) Best of the Best Accounting Firms (8 times), Accounting Today (Top 5 firm in the Mountain Region and #1 Utah-based firm), and Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For. To learn more, please visit us at https://tannerco.com.