Employee benefit plans are subject to strict compliance and regulatory requirements. Building on our deep knowledge, resources and experience, Friedman LLP’s employee benefit plan audit services are designed to help ensure compliance and deliver peace of mind.
Administrators and sponsors of employee benefit plans rely on Friedman’s specialists to help meet audit and filing requirements, and to protect the integrity of their plans over time. Each engagement is structured to deliver an efficient, painless and transparent audit experience.
We conduct annual audits of 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, defined benefit plans and more. We also assist with SEC Form 11-K plan filings for public entities.
Friedman's significant differences:
Experienced practitioners. Our partners and staff are well-rounded audit professionals who specialize in employee benefit plan audits. We continually train to expand our intimate understanding of the complexities in this area.
Alliances that validate quality and offer leading-edge resources. As a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ highly regarded Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, Friedman stays on the cutting edge of regulatory developments, best-practice guidance and technical updates.
Collaboration. Our team works closely with your plan administrator, trustee and/or sponsor to help ensure your audit fulfills the reporting and compliance requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
High-touch service you’ll appreciate. Our partners and senior staff are actively involved in your audit throughout the process.
Feedback that can boost performance inside and outside your organization. Our management letter comments and recommendations are geared toward optimizing all policies that govern your plan, as well as the performance of internal and external service providers.
Comprehensive, customized pension administration services. Operated within Benefits 21 LLC, a Friedman company serving a range of industries, our professionals administer pension plans that benefit owners and officers—and attract top talent.
Friedman provides full customized employee benefit plan audit services to businesses, organizations and professional practices. Services include: