Choosing the Right Auditor
White Nelson Diehl Evans is a large firm with a wealth of experience performing employee plan audits. We are a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, which holds us to high standards that demonstrate our commitment to audit accuracy and quality. The Audit Quality Center assists CPA firms in improving the quality of ERISA audits.
We attend the annual AICPA/DOL conference that addresses the latest trends regarding employee benefit plans. We also keep abreast of all relevant FASB pronouncements, which are ever changing, and we are members of the BDO Alliance, giving us access to a wealth of materials concerning employee benefit plans. Our company periodically performs internal staff training in ERISA plans to ensure all employees are aware of the latest developments. In short, White Nelson Diehl Evans constantly stays up-to-date on all the professional and technical guidance involving ERISA audits.
We believe our ERISA audit clients receive exceptional service, for a number of reasons:
- We have the experience and expertise gained by doing a significant number of ERISA audits.
- We understand how to fairly value plan assets.
- When testing contributions, we consider the plan’s definition of compensation.
- We have never received an unfavorable peer review report.
In addition, clients benefit from our professional conduct and high standards. We always give our clients expected completion dates and perform our retirement audit engagements in single blocks that run as efficiently as possible. . At the start of the audit, we assess our clients’ internal control processes and share our recommendations for improvements as quickly as possible.