The U.S. banking sector is one of the most scrutinized in the world. Stakeholders, such as state and federal regulators, ratings agencies, investors and analysts, create multiple pressures for boards and management. Issues such as including economic and liquidity cycles, present their own challenges. EisnerAmper helps banking clients respond to immediate concerns and position themselves for strategic growth and profitability.

We serve banks, bank trust departments and independent trust companies across the U.S. with tax, audit, and advisory services. We also work directly with investment advisory businesses.  From developing policies and procedures that help growing concerns build foundational capabilities to refining ERM, governance, operational risk frameworks, and process redesign and enhancement for industry leaders; we assist a wide variety of client types.

Our integrated team combines the talents of multiple professionals across various fields of auditing and consulting to provide services in the following areas:

Regulatory Compliance

EisnerAmper professionals provide a full range of regulatory compliance assistance and implementation, including Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance; PATRIOT Act compliance; FDICIA regulatory and compliance assistance and litigation support; remediation services including memorandums of understanding and consent orders; bank secrecy and anti-money laundering design, assessment and testing; compliance department design, testing and implementation; and compliance risk management program guidance.


Audit services include SSAE 16 reporting for investment advisory businesses and retirement and institutional charitable trusts; collective investment fund annual audits; internal audits, including those for fiduciary businesses; and 408g audits for ERISA compliance.

Information Technology (IT)

Our experts provide scalable, leading-edge solutions for technology risk management, IT auditing, disaster recovery planning, vendor analysis and software deployment. Our banking professionals average 20-plus years of experience and have relationships with more than 45 global, national, and community banking entities. EisnerAmper is a member of the AICPA Center for Public Company Audit Firms and is PCOAB-registered. We are ranked as one of the nation’s 10 largest auditors of SEC registrants and serve more than 90 public companies.