EBPAQC Firm Preparedness Checklist
A non-authoritative practice aid to assist EBPAQC member firm designated ERISA audit partners in assessing their firm’s preparedness for the ERISA audit season and to enhance the quality of their firm’s ERISA audit practice.
Published on January 14, 2015
Plan Sponsor Guidelines Preparing RFP
Provides assistance to plan sponsors and stakeholders in the proposal and evaluation process to obtain quality audit services for employee benefit plans. It addresses each step of the proposal and evaluation process and more.
Published on January 27, 2015
Sample Questions For Proposal Evaluation Checklist
A non-authoritative practice tool to assist Center member firms in evaluating a proposal to provide employee benefit plan audit services prepared by the firm in response to a request for proposal (RFP).
Published on April 19, 2012
Plan Sponsor Resource Center
The AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center has compiled helpful tools and resources for plan sponsors, administrators and trustees.
Published on December 11, 2014
Responding to Requests for Proposals
The following non-authoritative practice tools were prepared by the AICPA EBPAQC for use by its member firms. The sample documents may be modified and used during a firm's employee benefit plan request for proposal (RFP) process.
Published on May 09, 2010
To help CPAs meet the challenges of performing quality audits in the unique and complex employee benefit plan area, the Center has assembled a wide variety of resources and tools, including accounting and auditing resource centers, primers, and plan advisories. Click here for instructions to share EBPAQC member-only website content with staff.
Published on February 26, 2015
Employee Benefit Plans SOC 1 (SM) Reports and Service Organizations
The Center has compiled resources to assist employee benefit plan auditors in effectively using SOC 1 reports in their employee benefit plan audits.
Published on July 25, 2013
EBPAQC Alert No. 329
Center Website Enhancements and User Survey; SEC/PCAOB Independence Rules on Financial Statement Preparation; EBP Committee Volunteer Changes
Published on December 01, 2014
The Center has compiled tools and resources to assist members in their consideration of internal control in their EBP financial statement audits.
Published on May 23, 2014
403(b) Plan Resource Center
Find general information on AICPA.org about IRC section 403(b) retirement plans and DOL regulations requiring annual financial statement audits for ERISA-covered 403(b) plans.
Published on November 04, 2014