EBP1940. Effective Audit Planning: Best Practices for Plan Sponsor and Auditors

Track: 
Accounting & Auditing
Field of Study: 
Auditing
CPE Credit: 
1.0
Advanced Preparation: 
None

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
 
11:40AM-12:30PM

Provide best practices regarding the planning and management of benefit plans audit engagements, from a Plan Sponsor perspective.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of strong planning and preparation for a successful "smooth" audit
  • An open honest plans sponsor/auditor communication is key to enable trust on both sides
  • Help the Auditor understand your plans. It will help/facilitate the auditors work and reduce recycle and unnecessary efforts. 4- The Audit is not only a legal requirement. It's a plan sponsor extraordinary external review that helps ensure regulatory compliance.


SESSION SPEAKER(S)

BBA / MBA
Benefit Plans Reporting Manager | ExxonMobil
BA
Senior Vice President | Client Business Solutions | Northern Trust
Manager, Accounting | CenturyLink, Inc.