Jared James
Senior Manager


Jared has provided IT auditing and consulting services since 2012. He performs compliance audits, internal audits, and internal controls design assessments for clients across a variety of industries. Jared supports and is responsible for quality assurance for the firm’s SOC, integrated IT audit, and audit support engagements.

Jared specializes in risk management with an emphasis on information technology security. His expertise includes assessing the design and operation of internal IT controls and organizational structure as well as technical controls and systems supporting financial audits. Jared has a deep understanding of identifying risks, designing controls to mitigate those risks, and determining an acceptable amount of residual risk.

Selected Publications

  • "The World Has Changed Due to COVID-19—Has Your SOC Report?”" (Moss Adams Insight, July 2020)
  • "Mitigate Risk and Reduce Due Diligence Effort with a SOC for Supply Chain Report" (Moss Adams Insight, July 2020)
  • "SOC for Cybersecurity: How to Check the State of Your Cyber Risk Program and Build Stakeholder Confidence" (Moss Adams Insight, January 2018)
  • "Protect Your Data on Amazon S3: Security Permissions and Best Practices" (Moss Adams Insight, August 2017)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • SOC Reporting and COVID-19: How to Protect Data and Operations
    (Moss Adams Webcast, June 2020)
  • SOC for Cybersecurity: Check Your Cyber Threat Management
    (Moss Adams Webcast, January 2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BS, accounting, Brigham Young University-Idaho
  • MA, management information systems, University of Nevada-Reno
  • MAcc, University of Nevada-Reno