Jon Powell is a Partner in Moore Colson’s Risk Advisory & Compliance Services Practice. In addition to leading Sarbanes Oxley initiatives, internal audit co-sourcing partnerships, SOC audits and other compliance engagements; Jon also manages many of the firm’s large IT and consulting engagements, and leads Moore Colson’s data analytics initiatives by utilizing tools such as IDEA, ACL and Monarch. For the first nine years of his career, Jon led many financial statement audit engagements.

Jon has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree from the University of Georgia. He is a Certified Public Accountant, holds the CITP and CISA certifications, and is an active member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Jon also actively participates in Terry College alumni events, including Terry Third Thursday and the Terry Mentoring Program for current students at the University of Georgia.

Jon’s professional background in both private and public accounting, along with his strong leadership, deep project management experience, and interpersonal and team-oriented skills, complement Moore Colson’s already diversified Risk Advisory & Compliance Services Practice. With experience in compliance, internal control reporting, due diligence, IT auditing and general business consulting, Jon partners with and develops strong and lasting relationships with his clients to lead projects that can span multiple years. He has successful business experience serving clients in the software, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, and service industries.

education

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (2005), and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (2002)

certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

professional affiliations

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
University of Georgia, Terry College of Business Alumni Events