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

  $75.00 - 95.00 |   CPE: 1.5 |   AICPA |   Jul 2017 |   Specialized Knowledge and Applications |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • Auditors from small to large firms interested in enhancing their intermediate to advanced competencies in employee benefit plan auditing
Key Topics
  • EBP audit strategy
  • Audit evidence
  • Evaluating test results
Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Formulate a strategy for delivering on engagement objectives.
  • Assess procedures necessary to meet engagement objectives.
  • Assess if the information and evidence collected supports the engagement objectives.
  • Evaluate an assessment of results from the analysis or tests performed.

Understanding an employee benefit plan's audit strategy and how engagement results are evaluated is paramount in completing the EBP audit engagement. This module is part of Advanced Auditing for Employee Benefit Plans. This interactive online self-study course covers many of the same competencies found on the advanced employee benefit plans audit certificate exams . To learn more, visit the Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Programs website for more information on the certificates and additional learning options.

In this new CPE course, you will explore opportunities to efficiently validate information in all areas of an EBP audit. Learn to increase your audit efficiency in an employee benefit plan audit by performing exercises related to gaining audit evidence. Collecting proper data contributes to audit quality and efficiency.

Enhanced On-Demand Format
This enhanced on-demand format incorporates all available features including full audio, 3D animation, and video to improve the learning experience by leveraging technology and social platforms for peer-to-peer engagement. "Whiteboarding" and interactive exercises offer a dynamic presentation of relevant content that help the learner master the desired learning outcomes.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk identification & assessment, Advanced
  • Employee benefit plan auditing: Technical: Defined contribution plans, Advanced
  • Employee benefit plan auditing: Technical: Defined benefit plans, Advanced
  • Employee benefit plan auditing: Technical: Health & welfare plans, Advanced