Risk and IT Assurance

Helping organizations navigate risks and uncertainties in a rapidly changing world.

Organizations with a strong IT and internal control environment can help mitigate unnecessary risk exposure and prevent common pitfalls and adverse outcomes such as financial losses, fines, cyber-attacks, operational disruptions, supply chain issues, and reputational damage.

At FustCharles, we work with organizations to understand their unique risks and how they align with broader organizational goals and objectives. 

Our Services


SOC Reporting

(SOC 1, SOC 2 and other attestation reports)


FustCharles will work with you every step of the way on your System and Organization Controls (SOC) Reporting journey, from a SOC controls readiness assessment, to a SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 report.




Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Controls Assessment



FustCharles understands the complex environment your organization operates in. We can provide your organization with valuable insights on risk identification and mitigation, which allows for better decision making, operational efficiencies, enhanced business resiliency, compliance with applicable regulations, and scalable growth.




Sarbanes Oxley - SOX 404



FustCharles’ internal controls expertise and guidance can help organizations comply with the SOX 404 requirement. FustCharles can help prevent and detect errors in an organization’s financial reporting process. 



Meet our Leader

Jeffrey R. Ritchie, CPA - Principal


Jeff Ritchie is a risk and controls specialist with over 11 years of experience helping both public and private organizations assess and manage their risk Ritchie.pnglandscapes. Jeff’s expertise across both operational and IT control environments allows him to provide a unique perspective and insight to clients, which is tailored to their specific risks. This allows organizations to make better decisions and provides a comprehensive and streamlined way to identify and manage their risks.

Jeff has extensive experience in System and Organization Controls reporting (SOC 1 and SOC 2), enterprise risk management, internal control transformation projects, SOX 404 compliance, IT control assessments, process improvement and control readiness assessments.

Jeff is a CPA licensed in New York and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from Siena College and resides in Syracuse.


Contact Jeff for a discussion on how we can help your organization.