Jonathan Ahrens is a Partner in RubinBrown’s Business Advisory Services Group with a focus on internal audit and risk services. He brings his industry knowledge and expertise to a diverse client base representing both large public and privately held organizations.
Jonathan performs financial and operational internal audits, including process improvement projects for clients in various industries. His experience includes successfully executing the completion of numerous operational internal audit reviews including payroll, purchasing, and cash controls. Furthermore, Jonathan has successfully executed Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls effectiveness testing within many different industries and the successful completion of QA/QAR/QAE projects.
Jonathan has also developed an expertise and proficiency within the commercial and tribal gaming industry through his involvement in adjusted gross receipts audits and agreed-upon procedures (AUP) checklist testing of numerous commercial and tribal casinos. Furthermore, Jonathan is a thought leader in Sports Wagering (paid fantasy and sports betting) and Online Gaming (Online casinos, skills games, and iGaming) regulatory compliance. Jonathan developed a standard regulatory compliance framework focused on being able to audit once and report to multiple jurisdictions which have been successfully rolled out to market leaders. Additionally, Jonathan has experience with independent assessments over Title 31/Anti Money Laundering (AML) that are required by most payment processors.
B.S., Accounting, University of Kansas
MAcc, Accountancy, University of Kansas
Adjusted gross receipts audits and MICS agreed upon procedures for commercial and tribal casinos
Internal accounting controls
Policy and procedures reviews and creation
Examination of Compliance – Paid Fantasy
Title 31 compliance examinations
Professional Accomplishments, Awards & Publications
Co-author, RubinBrown’s annual Gaming Statistics publication
Member, Government Affairs Committee, Fantasy Sports and Gaming Association
Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
Member, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants