Effective controls reduce the risk of asset loss and help ensure that plan information is complete and accurate, financial statements are reliable, and that the plan complies with laws and regulations.
The AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center has prepared the Plan Advisory, The Importance of Internal Controls in Financial Reporting and Safeguarding Plan Assets, to assist plan administrators in understanding their responsibilities for establishing, maintaining, and monitoring internal controls at their plans.
The Importance of Internal Controls in Financial Reporting and Safeguarding Plan Assets
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Sample Client Transmittal Letter for Internal Control Plan Advisory
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