Assurance and Advisory Services

SOC for Service Organizations Toolkit for Firms 

Many CPA firms are developing niche practices performing SOC for service organizations engagements, which represent an excellent practice development opportunity in response to marketplace demands. Service organizations must reassure their users about controls over financial reporting, the integrity of their systems and the safety of data processed by those systems.

To help firms navigate this emerging service area, establish a niche practice and help clients, prospects and service organizations understand the benefits of SOC for Service Organizations engagements, the AICPA has created a number of free resources and marketing materials in this helpful toolkit.


SOC for Service Organizations Marketing and Communications Made Easy

AICPA members can use the following resources to explain SOC for Service Organizations engagements to clients and prospects. Print these resources and include them as a part of your firm's marketing materials, or within your client newsletter.

  • Why a CPA? flyer: CPAs are the premier providers for SOC for Service Organizations engagements. This flyer helps explain to clients why a CPA is best suited to provide assurance on service organization controls.
  • SOC for Service Organizations reports flyer: Which SOC for Service Organizations report is right for your client? This flyer explains the three types of SOC for Service Organizations reports and gives insights into the users who rely on each type of report.
  • SOC for Service Organizations logo for use by CPAs: You can promote your SOC for Service Organizations practice using these print- and web-ready logos. 

SOC for Service Organizations Toolkit for Service Organizations Also Available...

The AICPA has created a separate toolkit to help service organizations better understand and capitalize upon SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 Reports. Click here to access the SOC for Service Organizations Toolkit for Service Organizations or share this toolkit with your service organization clients and prospects.

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