OnPoint EBP, which is used to audit employee benefit plans, has been enhanced. The product is built on technology from CaseWare International and marketed by the AICPA and CPA.com.
New features include an expanded scope to facilitate audits of 403(b) plans, defined benefit plans and health and welfare plans, along with revised financial reporting risk assumptions to better align with inherent risk factors/
There is also a new presentation and disclosure checklist tailored for the various types of employee benefit plans.
The system offers audit documentation and reporting with enhanced review tools that track information changes during an engagement. It also incorporates AICPA guided methodology which builds out the engagement as work progress.
Diagnostics can indicate when a response warrants additional consideration or when a non-standard path is chosen.
Bob Scott has provided information to the tax and accounting community since 1991, first as technology editor of Accounting Today, and from 1997 through 2009 as editor of its sister publication, Accounting Technology. He is known throughout the industry for his depth of knowledge and for his high journalistic standards. Scott has made frequent appearances as a speaker, moderator and panelist and events serving tax and accounting professionals. He has a strong background in computer journalism as an editor with two former trade publications, Computer+Software News and MIS Week and spent several years with weekly and daily newspapers in Morris County New Jersey prior to that. A graduate of Indiana University with a degree in journalism, Bob is a native of Madison, Ind