New York, NY, May 28, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Frank R. Fico, CPA, CFE, Principal, MBAF will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Preparing for the Employee Benefit Audit in 2014.” This event is scheduled for July 17, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/event_name/preparing-for-the-employee-benefit-audit-in-2014-live-webcast/.
About Frank R. Fico, CPA, CFE
Frank R. Fico, CPA, CFE, is a principal in the Audit Department at MBAF. He started in the public accounting profession since 1988. He joined the firm in 2004 and was elected to partnership in 2010.
Frank has extensive experience in performing audits and providing related services with a focus on employee benefit plans, financial services, and real estate clients. He plans and supervises all phases of the audit, including preparation of the financial statements and reports to management, as well as compliance with regulatory requirements when necessary. In addition, he is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and training of the audit staff, and for ensuring compliance with financial and accounting policies, and business tax return preparation.
MBAF is ranked nationally as a Top 40 accounting and advisory firm by Accounting Today. MBAF is named one of the 2013 Top Five Best of the Best firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting. Firms are chosen for demonstrating long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. MBAF’s unwavering loyalty to putting our clients first has made us one of the most trusted independent accounting firms in the country.
MBAF is one of the few firms with a dedicated practice area specialty in employee benefit plan audits and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance. We are proud members of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center and are committed to meeting and exceeding the highest standards of our profession.
Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding this topic. This LIVE webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues surrounding: Employee Benefit Audit this year 2014.
Key topics include:
− Fundamentals of Employee Benefit Audit
− Important Notes in Choosing an Auditor to Handle Employee Benefit Plans
− Guide for Auditors in Preparing an Engagement Letter
− Best Practices in Making Quality Audits
− Emerging Trends and Related Litigation Cases
− Latest Regulatory Updates and a Lot More!
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.