Enhancing Audit Quality: Employee Benefit Plan Update (Employee Benefit Plans Conference)
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Enhancing Audit Quality: Employee Benefit Plan Update (Employee Benefit Plans Conference)

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PICPA Member: $29 | Nonmember: $39

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Course No.
ON-DEMAND
Level
Update
Prerequisites
None
Note
You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam. *excludes CPE Academy unlimited access.

Description

Hear Allison M. Henry, Vice President, Professional & Technical Standards at the PICPA discuss how to improve audit quality for employee benefit plan auditors.


If you attended this session at the Employee Benefit Plans Conference on May 19, 2020, this course is considered a duplicate. The State Board of Accountancy will not accept credits for the same course twice.


Highlights

The major topics that will be covered in this class include…

  • How the AICPA’s Enhancing Audit Quality Initiative is changing the practice landscape for employee benefit plan audits
  • AICPA enhanced oversight findings
  • Areas of focus in 2020



Speaker(s)

Allison M. Henry, CPA
Vice President, Professional & Technical Standards
PICPA

Allison is presently the Vice President - Professional & Technical Standards for Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s (PICPA) where she is responsible for overseeing the administration of the AICPA’s Peer Review Program in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands. She also administers PICPA’s Joint Ethics Enforcement Program with the AICPA, and serves as the technical staff liaison to seven state-wide committees and two newly-created task forces; specifically, the Peer Review, Professional Ethics, Accounting and Auditing Procedures, Forensic and Litigation Services, Business Valuation, Not-for-Profit and Employee Benefit Plan Committees and the Healthcare Reform and Marcellus Shale Task Forces. In addition, she fields technical inquiries, writes columns for the CPA Journal and Pursuit publications, provides technical updates at PICPA chapter events, and assists in writing responses to technical exposure drafts.

Allison has been in the profession for about twenty years, including twelve years in public accounting and over eight years with PICPA. Her public accounting experience consists of several years as senior manager with a regional accounting firm and nine years at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where she worked in their assurance and advisory services group. Her diverse client service experience includes many not-for-profit, healthcare, and world relief organizations, as well as small and large manufacturing, distribution, and other service-oriented entities. She has also served as the designated employee benefits specialist. Prior to her experience with Deloitte, she spent four years in internal accounting positions including the Department of Defense, while her husband was serving on active duty with the U.S. Army.

Allison is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds an accounting equivalency from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of Washington Crossing United Methodist Church, where she serves on the financial accountability team, and volunteers for the children’s ministry. She is a native of St. Louis, Mo. and is an avid runner.


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