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Limited-Scope Audits of 401(k) Plans Webinar


Sept. 16
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $295 | Nonmember: $400

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Identify the requirements CPAs should follow when performing an audit of a 401(k) plan.Recognize the authoritative literature applicable to performing an audit of a 401(k) plan.Become familiar with the contents of the authoritative literature.Identify the trends in the profession and recognize the imminent changes to the professional landscape of performing audits of 401(k) plans.


Auditing 401(k) Plans focuses on "limited-scope" audits that comprise over 80% of the audits filed with the Department of Labor. Take a hands-on approach to performing these engagements in a manner that complies with all professional requirements.


Howard has extensive accounting, auditing and consulting experience with middle-market companies, and he has served clients in the manufacturing, distribution, entertainment, hospitality, and real estate industries. An integral part of Howard’s professional background is his role as an educator. He was the director of continuing education for a national accounting firm, was an instructor at the University of Southern California, was on the faculty of two of the nation’s largest certified public accounting review courses, and has facilitated numerous firm and CPA Society education programs.   
Howard was previously a business assurance partner at Moss Adams LLP, the 11th-largest accounting and consulting firm in the US. He was a member of the firm’s international services group and the IFRS core training group, and served as the quality control coordinator for the firm’s Los Angeles office. He was recently selected by the California Society of CPAs to be the vice-chairman (chairman elect) of the state’s accounting principles and auditing standards committee.   

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