Employee Benefit Plan Audits

A quality employee benefit plan audit goes deeper than the numbers and investigates the operations and controls of your plan and its compliance with regulatory requirements. At Lear & Pannepacker, LLP, we add value to our employee benefit plan audits by identifying internal control weaknesses and making practical recommendations for improvements to operating controls. We are able to quickly understand and resolve issues that may arise during the audit, including:

  • Form 5500 reporting
  • Investment valuation
  • Parties-in-interest disclosures
  • Prohibited transactions

We are members of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center – a voluntary membership organization designed to promote the quality of employee benefit plan audits. Membership requires ongoing training, successful peer review, adherence to quality standards, and experience.

Our team is committed to the quality of our audits. As a member of the Center, we have established programs to ensure our personnel stay current on the professional standards, rules, and regulations for employee benefit plans.

Lear & Pannepacker, LLP, has worked with:

  • Multiple employer plans
  • Publicly-held company plan sponsors
  • Single employer plans

Each plan is unique, and our experienced staff can tailor each engagement to the specific plan and sponsor.

In addition to audits of employee benefit plans, we can perform procedures to assist fiduciaries in identifying possible non-compliance with DOL regulations and recommend improvements to internal controls over plan operations.

Meet Our Team

Kenneth Siegel

Director of Assurance Services

Eric Robert Lear

Managing Partner

John M. Cannady

Associate Supervisor

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