Our audit personnel take great pride in providing your staff and management with the information you need to manage your organization. Whether it’s improvements to internal controls, insights as to proposed new accounting or auditing standards, or best practice data based on our accumulation of industry data, we add value to the process.

Audit procedures and techniques are efficiently conducted to minimize disruptions and maximize value to your organization. Our audit teams partner with you throughout the year to discuss issues you face and developments we foresee in your industry. This approach highlights important aspects of Tate & Tryon’s service philosophy: to add value beyond the annual audit report. Our goal is to become an essential resource and advisor for your organization throughout the year.


Key features of our audit approach

  • Risk-based approach improves audit quality and efficacy by concentrating audit effort on the areas of financial statements where there are higher risks of material misstatement
  • Ongoing communication with clients throughout the year to discuss audit and accounting issues
  • Paperless engagement file system and the use of current technologies ensure an efficient and cost-effective approach


Our professionals have a depth and breadth of experience in auditing, governance, performance improvement, and exempt organization tax. They are well-equipped to help you improve your business processes, enhance internal controls, create operating efficiencies, and extend financial oversight throughout your organization.



  • “APLU views our relationship with Tate & Tryon as a true partnership. Through this partnership, we work as a team to ensure that our accounting highlights APLU’s commitment to stewardship and conveys the mission of our work. The staff we work with truly understand our work and why we value that our reports reflect the integrity and intellect we both bring to the table.”


    Emily van Loon, CFO and Treasurer

    Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

  • “Working with the team at Tate & Tryon for our annual audit has been an enjoyable experience. The audit process is very smooth with clear upfront requirements from the firm, and the team is extremely knowledgeable and pleasant to work with. I also appreciate how the firm informs me of upcoming issues and changes within the industry.”

    Johanna Seltzer, Director of Finance and Administration

    Atlas Performing Arts Center


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Over the course of my career, I’ve been fortunate enough to have a very diverse body of audit clients.  I’ve worked on audits of construction companies, member associations, unions, freight transporters, and government agencies, just to name a few.  With that experience, I’ve noticed a recurring theme… there is often a misconception of what people think […]

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