John King
The combination of leading-edge audit technology and a passion for quality and innovation empowers our teams to build trust and confidence in financial reporting.

John King

EY Americas Vice Chair – Assurance

Advocate for audit quality and inclusive leadership. Track record of providing exceptional client service to multi-national organizations, start-ups and rapid growth companies.

John leads more than 20,000 audit and financial and reporting professionals. He is responsible for Assurance services in the Americas, including Audit, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Forensic & Integrity Services.

John is laser-focused on innovation, quality, and inclusive leadership, as well as maintaining relationships across a wide range of stakeholders, including regulators.

He previously served as the Assurance Managing Partner for the US Southwest Region, which comprised 14 offices across nine states. With in-depth cross-sector experience, John has served as coordinating partner and senior advisory partner for both Fortune 500 and rapid-growth companies.

John began his career at Arthur Andersen in 1992, joined Ernst & Young LLP in 2002, and became a partner in 2003. He earned a BBA in Accounting from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.

How John is building a better working world

“I am a tireless advocate for audit quality and am proud of our commitment to this important work. Audit quality is the cornerstone of trust in our capital markets, and I work with our teams and leaders to maintain and exceed our high standards.”

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