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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 Industry Developments - Audit Risk Alert

This 2017 Alert will help you identify current sources of risk within EBP audit engagements, find targeted discussion on new developments, address issues auditors may...

Publication Audit risk assessment Foundational

Advanced Auditing of Employee Benefit Plans: Engagement Planning: Client Events, Risks, Objectives, and Scope

Evaluate why it is important for auditors to incorporate clients recent or planned events into account when determining the engagement objective and scope. This course...

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Advanced

Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards

This 2017 edition delivers the current Statements on Auditing Standards (SASs) and related interpretations in a codified format, giving you the most up-to-date...

Publication Authoritative guidance Foundational

Advanced Auditing of Employee Benefit Plans: Engagement Planning - The Client Environment

Developed for experienced EBP auditors, this online course will take you through an EBP audit planning exercise, in which you will explore topics on domestic and...

Course – Online Defined contribution plans Advanced

Employee Benefit Plans - Audit and Accounting Guide

This 2017 edition is expanded to include information on related parties and parties in interest, plan transfers and changes in service providers. This guide provides...

Publication Financial reporting Intermediate

Mandatory EBPAQC Designated Partners 2017 Audit Planning Rebroadcast

This is a rebroadcast of the very popular live webinar event held on January 27, 2017, is designed exclusively for Center member Designated Partners (or designee) with...

Webcast Defined contribution plans Intermediate

EBPAQC 2017 Managers and Supervisors Audit Planning Rebroadcast

The webinar provides valuable information to help prepare your firm for the 2017 employee benefit plan audit season.

Webcast Defined contribution plans Intermediate

Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate Exam Review

This webcast will cover each phase of a defined benefit plan audit engagement, from planning to reporting and ensure you are familiar with the most current guidance.

Webcast Defined contribution plans Advanced

FASB changes presentation of defined benefit costs

This article discusses ​a new FASB accounting standard that is designed to increase the transparency and usefulness of information in employer financial statements.

Article Financial reporting Foundational

401(k) Basics Part 3-Distribution Testing, Audit Wrap-Up and Notes to Financial Statements

Part 3 of this webcast series will focus on testing benefit payments in 401(k) plan audits along with common audit issues and concerns

Webcast Defined contribution plans Foundational

401(k) Basics Part 4-Investments and Current Topics

Attend this webcast to review how to test investments in audit engagements and current hot topics with 401(k) plan audits.

Webcast Plan investments & fair value Foundational

EBPAQC 401(k) Audit Basics Webinar 4-Part Series

This is an excellent program for staff or in-charge auditors who are new to ERISA audits as it provides an understanding of defined contribution plans and how they...

Webcast Defined contribution plans Foundational