Coffee Talk: How to Prepare for Your Employee Benefit Plan Audit

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Facing an audit may seem daunting, however with the right amount of preparation and clearly defined roles and expectations, the process should be painless. We’re here to help.

Join PensionmarkMeridien as we host Rachel Retos, Partner and Assurance Practice Leader, and Dan Sullivan, Manager of Johnson O’Connor. Rachel and Dan will share tips on how to prepare for your employee benefit plan audit, identify compliance aspects of the audit, and provide insight into how to address some of the challenges that exist in a remote audit environment. They will also help you understand the rules specifying when you will require an audit.

Date:                           Thursday, May 6, 2021
Time:                           12:00 EST
Registration Link : Click Here to Register

About the Speakers:

Rachel Retos, CPA
Partner and Assurance Practice Leader

Rachel has over 17 years of public accounting experience in a variety of fields, including audits of employee benefit plans, professional service companies, manufacturers, architects and engineers, nonprofit organizations and other privately-held businesses. Rachel was a key manager at her previous employer within an employee benefit plan group that provided audits and advisory services to over 150 plans. Rachel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants as well as the ERISA Accounting & Auditing Committee of the MSCPA. She serves on the Executive Board of the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce as Treasurer and also serves on the advisory board for career services at her alma mater, Salem State University.

Dan Sullivan, CPA
Manager

Dan joined the firm in June 2020. Dan’s experience encompasses a wide-range of industries including employee benefit plans, manufacturing and distribution, professional services, and restaurants and retail. Dan’s previous experience includes 14 years in public accounting; the last 8 of which were with a national CPA firm where he was one of the technical leaders for the employee benefit plan practice. Dan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Pensionmark® Financial Group, LLC (“Pensionmark”) is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Pensionmark® is affiliated through common ownership with Pensionmark Securities, LLC (member SIPC).

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