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Defined benefit plans

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Employee Benefit Plan Auditing, these learning resources are designed to enhance CPAs’ knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality employee benefit plan audit engagements. Use these resources to build competencies around auditing employee benefit plans and set yourself apart in the market so that clients and employers feel confident in your work and ability to conduct these audits.

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Employee Benefit Plans - Best Practices in Presentation and Disclosure

This 2016 update provides a multitude of illustrative disclosures for financial statements of employee benefit plans. It also discusses procedure changes due to the...

Publication Financial reporting Foundational

Employee Benefit Plans: Audit and Accounting Guide

Designed to bridge the gaps between the what, why and how to satisfy your auditor responsibilities, this guide gives you confidence when issuing your audit reports, or...

Publication Financial reporting Intermediate

Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards

Get the up-to-date information you need to conduct successful audits and provide high-quality services to your clients.

Publication Authoritative guidance Foundational

Audit Sampling: Audit Guide

Introduces statistical and nonstatistical sampling approaches, and features case studies illustrating the use of different sampling methods, including classical...

Publication Sampling Intermediate

AICPA Peer Review Must-Select Industry Update: Employee Benefit Plans

Offering valuable information essential to all peer reviewers of employee benefit plan (EBP) audit engagements, this course discusses key areas of focus in the Peer...

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Foundational

Auditing Employee Benefit Plans

Designed to give you an understanding of requirements and audit procedures related to defined contribution, defined benefit, and health and welfare plans.

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Financial reporting Foundational

Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Exam

Complete this exam to demonstrate your ability to perform employee benefit plan audits and earn the Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate.

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Intermediate

Advanced Auditing for Employee Benefit Plans

This interactive CPE course will help to enhance your competencies related to employee benefit plan audits. It contains mock audit case studies and advanced learning...

Course – Online Audit risk assessment Advanced

Advanced Defined Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Exam

This exam tests your ability to plan, perform and evaluate defined benefit plans, in accordance with AICPA standards and DOL rules and regulations.

Course – Online Defined benefit plans Advanced

Analytical Procedures - Audit Guide

How-to help for analytical procedures used in audits, with requirements and practices. Also included: Guide to Audit Data Analytics, which offers more insight into how...

Publication Authoritative guidance Intermediate

Advanced Auditing of Employee Benefit Plans: Identification and Collection of Information

Enhance your existing knowledge in collecting and evaluating data for defined contribution, defined benefit, and health and welfare plan audits. In this CPE course,...

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Advanced

Advanced Auditing of Employee Benefit Plans: Analysis, Evaluation, and Testing

Enhance your existing knowledge in evaluating audit outcomes and strategy for defined contribution, defined benefit, and health and welfare plan audits. In this CPE...

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Advanced