After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Identify the changes to audit and reporting standards impacting employee benefit plans.
- Recognize common mistakes made by plan sponsors and the appropriate corrections.
- Apply best practices associated with key audit areas in employee benefit plans.
Melissa G. Critcher, CPA attended Appalachian State University where she received a bachelor of science degree in Accounting. Throughout the course of her career, she has had the opportunity to work with small and large, local and regional firms across North Carolina. Currently, Melissa, has her own practice located in Charlotte, NC. She has extensive experience in auditing and accounting, which includes manufacturing, professional service, healthcare, and retail industries with a specialization in employee benefit plans. Currently, her practice concentrates on auditing employee benefit plans and consulting with CPA Firms and plan sponsors. She has served as a member of the NCACPA Board of Directors, committee member for the NCACPA Accounting and Attestation Committee, as well as, local chapter positions for the NCACPA.
Becker Professional Education Sponsor I.D. Numbers NASBA: 107294, New York: 002087, New Jersey: 20CE00226700, Texas: 009580, Ohio: CPE.186, Illinois 158.002405, Pennsylvania: PX177823