[WEB] Employee Benefit Plans - Auditing Significant Areas

Course Details


Wednesday, May 10, 2023

8:30am – 12:00pm
(Registration: 8:30am)

Field of Study

Continuing Education

Course Number


CPE Credit

4.0 hours CPE credit


Level of Knowledge



Kaplan Financial Education


Experience in Audits of Employee Benefit Plans.


The Department of Labor (DOL) oversight and monitoring of audit quality have intensified and will continue for employee benefit plan (EBP) audits for the foreseeable future. The AICPA initiative on Audit Quality has also addressed the issue through the peer review process. This course discusses the deficiencies noted in peer reviews in significant audit areas. Skills and knowledge will be covered in the following areas:

  • Stay current on regulatory initiatives, findings, and actions
  • Identify and address recurring difficult and complex accounting, auditing, and financial reporting issues in EBP engagements
  • Effectively perform required auditing procedures
  • Document evidence obtained to support the opinion
  • Identify deficiencies and focus on best practices


Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the required audit procedures for selected accounts
  • Identify current auditing issues with common-sense solutions
  • Prepare adequate and sufficient audit documentation that will satisfy the professional standards for documentation and the DOL
  • Avoid mistakes and deficiencies in financial reporting and disclosures noted by DOL Audit Quality Study and Peer Reviews

Course Pricing

Early Registration Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing and register by May 1, 2023.

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Early Registration Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA and register by May 1, 2023.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $300.00

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