We help meet your employee benefit plan’s annual audit and filing requirements, and work to protect the plan’s integrity.

Highly specialized employee benefit plan auditors understand the challenges plan sponsors face and share their knowledge and insight with you throughout the engagement. We recognize the importance of effectively establishing and operating a plan within a stringent regulatory environment.

Our experience includes more than 1,200 annual audits of:

  • 401(k) plans
  • 403(b) plans
  • Defined contribution plans
  • Defined benefit plans
  • Health and welfare plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)

Our goal is to help you successfully manage your employee benefit plan and have an efficient, low-stress, and no-surprises audit experience. Discover how your organization can benefit from our broad knowledge and experience.

  • Audit, accounting and tax services
  • Evaluating compliance
  • Reviewing fiduciary responsibilities
  • Developing best practices

We’ve been a member of the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center for CPA firms since its inception. Under the direction of the AICPA, this Center is a national community of CPA firms that demonstrate a commitment to employee benefit plan audit quality and raises awareness about the importance of employee benefit plan audits.

Top tips to prepare for an employee benefit plan audit

Top tips to prepare for an employee benefit plan audit

Knowing what to expect prior to the start of an employee benefit plan audit can help make the process quick and efficient. Whether your employee benefit plan is about to be audited for the first time or you are looking to improve upon the audit process from the prior year, consider these tips to prepare for an audit of your plan and maximize efficiencies.

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DOL report finds major deficiencies in employee benefit plan audits

DOL report finds major deficiencies in employee benefit plan audits

The US Department of Labor (DOL) issued a troubling report on its inspection of 2011 employee benefit plan audits, Assessing the Quality of Employee Benefit Plan Audits, finding a deficiency rate of nearly 40% in the audits examined. What does this mean for your employee benefit plan audit?

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Our Take

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“We focus on timeliness, quality, and efficiency in our employee benefit plan audits. Along the way, we share information on best practices and regulatory changes with each client.”

— Jere G. Shawver Managing Partner—Assurance and Risk, CPA