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Audits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Audits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Quick Overview
If you are looking for help with your next ESOP audit, this is the course for you. The first time all of the employee stock ownership plan content has been contained in a single source, this CPE course provides an in depth look at employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). This course covers content such as identifying unique attributes of ESOPs, determining efficient and effective audit strategies for unique areas, determining appropriate audit procedures based on identified risks, and identifying the unique presentation and disclosure attributes for ESOPs.

Credits - 3.50
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Author(s)

Melissa G. Critcher, CPA

Field(s) of study

Auditing

Level of difficulty

Basic

Topics discussed

Introductions and background of an ESOP, How and ESOP operates, Unique attributes of ESOPs, Leveraged vs non leveraged ESOPs, Valuation techniques for an ESOP, Advantages and disadvantages of ESOPs, Determining an audit strategy for an ESOP audit, Relevant assertions, what could go wrongs, and audit procedures to consider for ESOPs, Unique presentation and disclosures attributes for an ESOP

Objectives

Identify the unique attributes for employee stock ownership plans, Identify the advantages and disadvantages of an employee stock ownership plan, Determining efficient and effective audit strategies for unique areas of ESOPs, Identify risks and assertions associate with key audit areas for ESOPs, Determine appropriate audit procedures based on identified risks in an ESOP, Identify the unique presentation and disclosures attributes for ESOPs, Identify the required communications and audit wrap up procedures

Designed for

Auditors providing employee stock ownership plan audit services, benefit plan administrators and employees of companies with responsibility for accounting and reporting for employee stock ownership plan benefits.