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Introduction to Audits of Employee Benefit PlansCOURSE ID: IAEBP
DESCRIPTION

Employee benefit plan audits involve complex and distinct accounting, auditing, regulatory and financial reporting issues. This course introduces auditors to the unique considerations of employee benefit plan audits and focuses on specific audit areas as well as common deficiencies.

DESIGNED FOR: Anyone who will be participating in an employee benefit plan audit engagementFIELD OF STUDY: AuditingLEVEL: BasicPREREQUISITES: NoneCOURSE PRODUCER: Business Learning InstituteCREDITS: 8.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Understand the basic structure of employee benefit plans and differentiate between defined contribution and defined benefit plans
  • Plan an employee benefit plan audit
  • Design specialized auditing tests for common audit areas
  • Recognize common audit deficiencies and know how to avoid them
HIGHLIGHTS:

* Common types of plans * Regulatory environment, including filing and audit requirements * Planning the audit * Using SOC 1 Reports * Auditing significant risk areas for various types of plan audits, including investments, contributions received and receivable, benefit payments, participant data, and plan obligations -* Prohibited Transactions * Financial statements and other reporting matters

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