A-lign CPAs Issues their First SSAE 16 Report in India

Director Neil Gonsalves recently returned from India where he performed A-lign CPAs’ first SSAE 16 Examination in India for Invenger Technologies, an IT solutions and services company.

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Neil Gonsalves

“We had a great experience working with Neil and A-lign CPAs. Neil demonstrated a thorough understanding of our processes and how we work with our clients in the US which resulted in the effective and efficient execution of SSAE 16 examination for us"

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 19, 2013

As A-lign CPAs continues to grow, the firm has now expanded their customer base to include India. Having already achieved a significant presence in the United States including the Virgin Islands, A-lign has also performed compliance reviews for companies in Canada, France, and Great Britain. “India is a significant player in the outsourcing / co-sourcing market with many world class organizations delivering services to customers across the globe. We look forward to being able to serve these companies as their Service Auditor and to establishing ourselves as a leading firm of assurance and compliance services in India.” stated Neil Gonsalves. “We hope to be the firm of choice as more companies are being requested to comply with these standards.”

Ramaraj Duraisamy, Invenger Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer commented “We had a great experience working with Neil Gonsalves and A-lign CPAs. Neil demonstrated a thorough understanding of our processes and how we work with our clients in the US which ultimately resulted in the effective and efficient execution of SSAE 16 examination for us. His extensive experience of SSAE 16 and more importantly working with companies in India was very evident throughout the process. The SSAE 16 final report was delivered to us timely and of good quality.”

Neil Gonsalves is a Director of Assurance and Compliance Services at A-lign CPAs. With over 19 years of professional experience and in excess of 400 SAS 70/SSAE 16 examinations performed, Neil brings the depth and breadth of assurance and compliance knowledge and experience to clients that only a few practitioners in the profession can claim, in areas such as HIPAA, FFIEC and FISMA compliance.

Neil began his career with Ernst & Young (E&Y) in India as a financial statement auditor. He then progressed to help start E&Y’s IT Audit practice in India. Subsequently, he began to specialize in assurance and compliance services and performed what is believed to be the first SAS 70 examination completed in India. He also helped start the SAS 70 practice for E&Y in India. After moving to E&Y’s US practice Neil was responsible for leading and managing its SAS 70 practice within the Southeast area. Neil’s prior responsibilities included overseeing the completion of over 30 SAS 70 audits annually, and assisting in developing the firm’s SAS 70 audit methodology and training. Neil also served as a Quality Assurance Reviewer on a number of SAS 70s.

About A-lign CPAs
A-lign CPAs (http://www.aligncpa.com) is a global provider of Assurance and Compliance Services. A-lign was founded on the key principle that an unparalleled client service experience is the greatest differentiator amongst professional service firms. Our greatest strength is that we focus on quality in delivering our services to companies with regulatory or compliance needs. A-lign has assembled a team of professionals that contain extensive experience in the assurance and compliance arena. With an average experience level exceeding 10 years and having completed hundreds of financial audits, SAS 70 / SSAE 16 / SOC 2 examinations and other attestation services, A-lign’s professional experience is one of its greatest assets.


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