13th Annual MNCPA Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference (Simulcast)


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Date Monday, May 20, 2019
Time 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 8.0
of study
Accounting - Technical (1.5)
Auditing - Technical (6.5)
Standard member fee $325.00
checkmarkStandard nonmember fee $375.00

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Performing high-quality audits and providing top-notch service are crucial skills for employee benefit plan auditors. Let this specialized conference help you improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your audits through practical guidance from industry experts. Learn the latest rules and regulations from the Department of Labor and earn valuable continuing education credits to maintain your CPA license and meet AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center requirements.
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8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
A1. Department of Labor Update

Lynne McMennamin, CPA, US Department of Labor

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
B1. Accounting and Auditing Update

Rance Buss, CPA, Weaver LLP

11:15 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
C1. ESOPs: Increasingly Popular Planning Vehicles and Their Audits

Kirk Lindemann, CPA, Eide Bailly LLP

12:55 – 2:10 p.m.
D1. Panel Discussion: Ask the Experts

Rance Buss, CPA, Weaver LLP, Cameron Edgar, CPA, RSM US LLP, Marjorie Heap, CPA, Peterson Whitaker & Bjork, LLC, Kirk Lindemann, CPA, Eide Bailly LLP, Lynne McMennamin, CPA, US Department of Labor

2:25 – 3:40 p.m..
E1. Substantive Testing: Best Practices and Pitfalls

Rance Buss, CPA, Weaver LLP

3:40 – 4:30 p.m.
F1. Initial Audits, Changing Providers and Merging Plans

Cameron Edgar, CPA, RSM US LLP

Who should take this program?

CPAs, auditors and other financial professionals who are responsible for auditing employee benefit plans

Learning objective(s)

  • Get up to date on current audit rules and regulations
  • Learn how to increase the efficiency of your audits
  • Understand how to identify and solve plan issues


Course code Code WMXAEBC
Sponsor Minnesota Society of CPAs
NASBA ID#: 139884
Level Update
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. None