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Documenting Your EBP Audit: What You Need to Know
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Documenting Your EBP Audit: What You Need to Know

Tackle the areas of Employee Benefit Plans (EBP) audits where detailed documentation is critical to supporting the audit conclusions.

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NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Alice Evans


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Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize areas in employee benefit plan audits that lead to documentation deficiencies.
  • Recall how to document risk assessments in an EBP audit.
  • Identify the aspects of documentation that provide audit evidence.
Key Topics
  • Audit planning
  • Toolkit items for an EBP Auditor
  • Documentation best practices for the statement of net assets available for benefits
  • Key audit areas in the statement of changes in net assets available for benefits
  • Participant data and participant accounts
Product Details

New ways to think about your audit documentation

Employee benefit plans are a unique entity, and the performance of audit procedures will involve testing items that are not typically tested in audits of other types of entities. Even experienced auditors may find it difficult to ascertain exactly what documentation is sufficient.

Real examples and real solutions

We’ll tackle the areas in EBP audits that need detailed documentation to support the audit conclusions. By the end of this webcast, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the professional standards that relate to audit documentation.
  • Apply the standards when performing EBP audits.
  • Work through a comprehensive approach to audit documentation.
  • Develop a plan at your firm that provides a consistent approach to EBP audit documentation.
Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs
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Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
8 hrs
Alice Evans
Alice has been a CPA since 1985 and has specialized in ERISA benefit plan audits since 1999. Her current firm specializes in audits of ERISA plans, preparation of financial statements for ERISA plans, and work related to peer review and firm inspections of ERISA practices. Prior to the formation of her current firm in 2008, she was an audit executive with EBP practice of a Big Four firm. Alice enjoys meeting and talking with other EBP practitioners about their work and their lives. She and her family are the fifth generation living on their family farm in Missouri, where she enjoys cutting grass, looking after her livestock and viewing the night skies.

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Mar 23, 2021
1pm9pm GMT
Apr 21, 2021
2:30pm10:30pm GMT
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