Audits of 401(k) Plans

Audits of 401(k) Plans (3-700)

REGISTRATION STATUS: CLOSED -- Please contact the VSCPA at or (800) 733-8272 for availability.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Because 401(k) plans make a popular option for employee benefit plans, auditors of employee benefit plans must have the proper skills to audit these plans effectively. Work through how to audit a 401(k) plan and prepare financial statements that satisfy ERISA and SEC requirements. Tap into ways to plan and conduct 401(k) audits more efficiently and effectively, and understand the differences between 401(k) audits and other employee benefit plan audits.

Delivery Method - Group Live

 Recognize the requirements for 401(k) audits to distinguish between audits of other types of employee benefit plans and 401(k) audits.  Identify efficient and effective ways to plan and conduct 401(k) audits.  Recognize new developments affecting 401(k) audits.

 Background of 401(k) audits  Audit planning and pre-engagement activities  Internal control considerations  Auditing the statement of net assets available for benefits  Auditing the statement of changes in net assets available for benefits  Other auditing considerations  The auditor's report  Financial statement disclosures  Supplemental schedules

Designed for:
Auditors of employee benefit plans and accountants in business and industry who are responsible for company benefits


Date:Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time:8:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Registration at 7:30 AM) ET
Facility:Waterford at Fair Oaks, Fairfax
CPE Credit:8.00 Auditing
Instructor: John A. Merchant, CPA, CFE, CFF
Course Level:Basic
Best Price:$389.00 VSCPA members, $489.00 nonmembers
AICPA Discount:($30)
Seminar Volume Discount:($25)

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