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Other Considerations in ERISA Plan Audits

Understand the unique considerations in less common plans, including accumulated plan benefits and changes, unique features of health and welfare plans, ESOPs, and the use of specialists.

$65 - $76
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May 10, 2023

NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Randy M. Dummer


3 months

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 Business & partner 
Product Details

Elevate your ERISA expertise

Auditors must be prepared to approach unique or less common employee benefit plans (EBPs), including employee stock option plans (ESOP), defined benefit plans, and health and welfare plans

After attending this webcast, you'll be able to:

  • Recognize and plan around unique plan features
  • Audit and report on defined pension, ESOP, and health and welfare plans
  • Recall GAAP requirements and audit considerations for accumulated plan benefits in a defined benefit pension plan
  • Identify audit requirements when using the work of a specialist

Key Topics

  • Accounting for and reporting on defined benefit pension and health and welfare plans
  • Unique audit considerations for ESOPs
  • Using the work of a specialist

Learning Outcomes

  • Distinguish the unique accounting for and reporting on defined benefit pension and health and welfare plans from defined contribution plans.
  • Identify the audit considerations for employee stock ownership plans (ESOP).
  • Recognize how to use the work of a specialist.

Who Will Benefit

  • Auditors of employee benefit plans
  • Practitioners adding employee benefit plan audits to their service offerings
  • Accountants in business and industry responsible for company benefits
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
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Randy M. Dummer
Randy Dummer is a Partner with HHM in the accounting and audit area, joining the firm in 2011. He is the engagement partner on several employee benefit plan audits at HHM, as well as for automobile dealerships, manufacturers, not-for-profit organizations and other commercial businesses. He was previously the firm wide leader for the employee benefit plan audit practice at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP in Appleton, Wisconsin. The practice consisted of approximately 700 engagements performed by personnel in eight different offices. In this role, Randy developed and taught the firms internal training annually for their benefit plan audit staff, updated tools and templates, and served as the primary technical resource for employee benefit plan audit issues. He has extensive experience with audits of employee benefit plans, as well as not-for-profit organizations, and commercial businesses. He has been teaching seminars for the AICPA since 2003.

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Other Considerations in ERISA Plan Audits
May 10, 2023
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May 10, 2023
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