CANCELLED: Accounting for and Auditing Pension Schemes

with Peter Herbert


1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 20th May 2020

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Bristol Golf Course,
St. Swithins Park,
Blackhorse Hill,
BS10 7TP

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Course Overview

The pension scheme SORP continues to present challenges for accountants and auditors. This update will address all the common accounting and disclosure problem areas and how they should be tackled in practice. The seminar will also reflect on the challenges faced by firms when auditing pension schemes and how they can successfully comply with the Clarity ISAs, whilst still maximising audit efficiency.

Content will include:

  • Which pension schemes do and don’t need audited accounts
  • Practical challenges with the SORP and how to address them
  • Revisions to the SORP resulting from the FRS 102 Triennial Review
  • 10 top tips for an efficient pension scheme audit
  • Reliance on service organisations when auditing pension schemes – key tips and traps
  • Reporting on contributions – what goes wrong and when to qualify the audit report
  • The Pensions Regulator – recent Codes of Practice and other topical issues

Who Should Attend?

Partners, managers and staff in accounting firms who prepare and audit pension scheme financial statements

About Peter Herbert

After qualifying in 1993, Peter spent a number of years in industry and now spends much of his time delivering training courses on aspects of financial reporting, auditing, company law and practice regulation, principally to accountants working in professional practice and in industry. When not training, Peter spends much of his time carrying out audit file reviews and practice assurance reviews for firms of accountants and advising them on issues of financial reporting and audit methodology. This allows him to bring a practical insight to the courses and lectures that he delivers.

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