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Advanced Defined Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Exam
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The Advanced Defined Benefit Plans Audit Certificate exam tests your ability to plan, perform and evaluate defined benefit plans, in accordance with AICPA standards and DOL rules and regulations. This exam is offered in a timed online format and consists of 75 multiple choice questions. In order to successfully pass the examination, you must be able to evaluate and analyze the core concepts related to client acceptance, engagement planning, engagement analysis, concluding an engagement and guiding principles for defined benefit plan audits.
Some of the topics that will be tested on the exam include:
- Planning and General Procedures
- Internal Control
- Net Assets Available for Benefits
- Changes in Net Assets Available for Benefits
- Accumulated Plan Benefits
- Changes in Accumulated Plan Benefits
- Financial Statement Presentation, Disclosure & Regulatory Reporting
- Audit Reports & Concluding the Audit
To learn more about this program, please visit the Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Programs site.
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