Sean P. Linton
- Partner, Eisner Advisory Group LLC
- Partner, EisnerAmper LLP
Sean Linton is an Audit Partner providing assurance and technology control services. He specializes in System and Organization Controls (SOC) examinations, risk assessments, and information systems advising and strategy, and has deep expertise in multiple audit disciplines. Sean has served organizations from across the business spectrum, from small investment firms to large international corporations. As a SOC auditor, he helps his clients devise and execute audit strategies to meet myriad compliance and regulatory requirements related to data security and system integrity.
Over the years, Sean has led international audits in the UK, France, Hong Kong, India, and Taiwan, with much of that fieldwork being performed abroad. These experiences have allowed him to become well versed in international reporting and compliance frameworks, in addition to his detailed knowledge of U.S. reporting guidance and regulations.
Prior to joining the firm, Sean was an Audit Partner providing technology and consulting services at Lurie LLP, a Minneapolis-based accounting and advisory firm, which provided clients with solutions in accounting, audit, tax planning and wealth management, serving business leaders in a wide variety of industries including health care, professional services, technology, manufacturing, real estate and more.
As an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Sean serves as a national instructor, teaching SOC-focused courses to CPAs around the country. His experience with the AICPA has also led him to serve as a technical reviewer for the AICPA’s SOC program. Sean also serves on various executive and operational committees within the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants’ peer review program and is frequently asked to support peer review committees throughout the U.S. as a SOC subject matter expert.