Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Exam and Learning Program (13 hours) – Certificate Program

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Fees

Member Fee: $399.00
Nonmember Fee: $499.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

Auditing Employee Benefit Plans explores the accounting and auditing requirements unique to employee benefit plans and give you a thorough understanding of requirements and audit procedures related to defined contribution, defined benefit, and health and welfare plans to help you more effectively plan and carry out your audit. Once you complete the learning, you will need to take the Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Exam to earn the certificate's digital badge.

The Intermediate Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate exam tests your knowledge related to auditing employee benefit plans, including defined contribution, defined benefit, and health and welfare plans, in accordance with AICPA standards and DOL rules and regulations. This exam is offered in a timed online format and consists of 100 multiple choice questions. In order to successfully pass the examination, you must understand and apply the core concepts related to client acceptance, engagement planning, engagement analysis, concluding an engagement and guiding principles for employee benefit plan audits.


Note: This is an on-demand/self-study course offered by a 3rd party vendor and will not be accessible in the CPE Tracker section of the OSCPA website. Course access information will be emailed directly to you by AICPA. The course expires one year from the purchase date.

Designed For

Auditors providing employee benefit audit and accounting services Benefit plan administrators and employees of companies with responsibilities for accounting and reporting for plan benefits

Objectives

  • Audit employee benefit plans in accordance with AICPA standards and DOL rules and regulations
  • Identify audit tests specialized for employee benefit plan audits
  • Indicate the scope of an audit
  • Recall the structure of the more popular employee benefit plans
  • Identifying accounting requirements unique to employee benefit plans

Major Subjects

  • Planning and general procedures
  • Internal control
  • Investments and investment issues
  • Types of plans
  • Key compliance elements
  • Limited scope issues
  • Financial statement presentation, disclosure, and regulatory reporting