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Employee Benefit Plan Audit

At SME CPAs, we are committed to achieving the highest quality audit possible. We understand the complexity of performing employee benefit plan audits and that’s why we have a dedicated team of auditors that possess the specialized knowledge and experience to help ensure compliance with the appropriate standards and changes in regulations that may impact your employee benefit plan audit.

We plan and execute our audits in a way that maximizes audit efficiency and quality and we offer your plan administrator and human resources personnel confidence in their plan reporting and management. Our professionals are available to assist plan administrators and plan sponsors regarding a wide range of plan types, including:

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plans
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plans including:
    • Profit Sharing Plans
    • 401(k) Audits
    • 403(b) Audits


As a member of the American Institute of CPAs Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, we are committed to adhering to the highest quality standards by voluntarily agreeing to the Center membership requirements, which include designating a partner responsible for our employee benefit plan audit practice, establishing quality control programs, performing annual internal inspection procedures, and making our peer review report findings publicly available.

At SME, our goal is to continue to enhance our quality initiatives within our employee benefit plan audit practice to deliver the highest quality audit services possible.


Our employee benefit plan audit services include:

  • Full and Limited-Scope Audits of Qualified Plans
  • Preparation & Filing of 5500s
  • ERISA Compliance
  • Consulting services related to employee benefit plans


Our team of employee benefit plan auditor specialists stays current in this highly technical practice area by attending various continuing education programs including the annual AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans and other relevant seminars.

Our Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Partner, Michelle Bennett, has over sixteen years’ experience with employee benefit plan audits and is responsible for the quality of the firm’s ERISA employee benefit plan audit practice.

For more information about our employee benefit plan audit services, contact Michelle Bennett at

For more information about audit quality, visit the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center at

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