Our Employee Benefit Plan Audit Practice
The team at Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (“HPG”) provides audit & accounting and tax services for defined contribution, 401(k), 403(b), defined benefit, health, ESOPs, and welfare employee benefit plans. We understand your objective to maintain quality while balancing cost, timeliness and responsiveness.
HPG is committed to staying current on the applicable professional standard rules and regulations of ERISA, the Department of Labor and the IRS for employee benefit plans. As a member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (the “Center”), we access comprehensive resources to enhance the quality of your employee benefit plan audit. We provide our team members with on-the-job training and a minimum of 8 hours of CPE annually specific to this practice segment. Additionally, the Partners in charge of the Firm’s ERISA practice attend the annual AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans. Our highly competent team of auditors are knowledgeable in the unique requirements of quality employee benefit plan auditing. Superior training and expertise ensure that we deliver the reliable service you need to confidently manage your plan and meet your fiduciary responsibilities.
Our employee benefit plan audit services include:
- 401(k), pension, profit-sharing and health and welfare plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) under the regulatory authority of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
- Consulting services related to employee benefit plans
- Preparation of Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan
In our most recent fiscal year, HPG provided audit services to 52 employee benefit plans representing 5,500 service hours to plans with assets totaling approximately $2.5 billion.