After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Differentiate between the various defined contribution (DC) plans and defined benefit pension plans
- Define the audit and reporting requirements for employee benefit plans
- List the planning and risk assessment process for employee benefit plans
- Identify the unique attributes associated with auditing employee benefit plans
Melissa has extensive experience in auditing and accounting, which includes the manufacturing, professional services, health care and retail industries, with a specialization in employee benefit plans. 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 and as a committee member for the NCACPA Accounting and Attestation Committee.
A Becker Professional Education is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
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