Developed by leading subject matter experts from the AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plans Audit Quality Center, the Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate Exam tests your ability to plan, direct and report on these types of plan audits in accordance with the latest AICPA standards and Department of Labor and IRS requirements. Having a deep knowledge helps you provide the best possible insight for your clients and uphold your role of protecting the public interest.

Who will benefit?

The advanced level certificate is designed for auditors with seven or more years of experience in performing and reviewing defined contribution plan audits. Take a brief assessment to determine if your skills are best suited for this level.

The Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate offers you a way to distinguish yourself and show your commitment to performing high-quality audit engagements. This certificate, awarded as a digital badge, can be posted to your social media profiles and linked to your electronic resume or email signature, providing maximum visibility for your achievement.

Optional Learning

Advanced Auditing for Employee Benefit Plans

Through a series of interactive case studies and advanced learning exercises, this course will help you to grow your expertise in defined contribution, defined benefit, and health and welfare plan types. Developed for experienced EBP plan auditors, the course will take you through mock audit exercises in which you will follow a “client” through each phase of an employee benefit plan audit engagement. Evaluate and interpret employee benefit plan-specific audit circumstances in the areas of planning and risk assessment, reviewing draft financial statements, and writing the auditor’s report.

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Self-study course