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Employee Benefit Plan Health Check

Listen to Podcasts:   Performing a regular and independent assessment or “health check” of your retirement plan can ensure your organization’s plan remains properly designed for your employee population and delivering the best possible benefit with the least amount of risk & cost. Davide Villani, leader of AAFCPAs’ specialized Employee Benefit Plan Audit & Consulting Practice, […]

AAFCPAs Promotes Four to Partner to Support Firm Growth

AAFCPAs Promotes Four to Partner to Support Firm Growth

Westborough, MA 1/8/2019 – AAFCPAs is excited to announce the promotion of four additional Partners to our growing team: Andrew Hammond, CFP®, Carmen Grinkis, PhD, CLTC, CFP®, Matthew McGinnis, CPA, and Davide Villani, CPA, CGMA are fully engrossed in the industries we serve, and work closely together to best serve our diverse client base with the distinction of excellence. Carmen […]

Educational Podcast: Unraveling the Mysteries of Employee Benefit Plan Costs

Listen to Podcast Click here to listen to podcast or use the above media player. Clients often ask “How much does my employee benefit plan cost, and how do costs relate to compliance and risks?” Plan costs are often buried and difficult for plan sponsors to truly figure out. In order to meet their fiduciary […]

Proposed Update to Auditing Standards for Employee Benefit Plans

In an effort to improve the communicative value and relevance of the auditor’s report, the AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB) recently released an exposure draft of a proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS), Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISA. The proposed SAS would apply to audits […]

Fiduciary Responsibility for Plan Sponsors

Listen to Podcast Click here to listen to podcast or use the above media player. Today’s trustees and benefit plan sponsors face personal liability, complex laws and regulations, lack of fee transparency, conflicts of interest, and increased scrutiny by investors and regulators. AAFCPAs’ Davide Villani provides insight into key risk management considerations for Nonprofits, including […]

AAFCPAs releases 8-part educational podcast series, designed to help nonprofits thrive

AAFCPAs releases 8-part educational podcast series, designed to help nonprofits thrive

AAFCPAs is excited to announce the release of our 8-part educational podcast series offering actionable takeaways for organizations to improve efficiency, effectiveness and performance controls. This collection of podcasts is the 2nd series of recordings from AAFCPAs’ Annual Nonprofit Educational Seminar. These podcasts, and accompanying introductory videos, feature full audio of thought-provoking sessions recorded on May 3rd, […]

Panel Provides Guidance for Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors and Other Fiduciaries

AAFCPAs Davide Villani, CPA, CGMA, Managing Director, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, will join a panel of IRS, DOL and ERISA professionals providing guidance for plan sponsors and other fiduciaries on 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plan compliance.  This session will help employers manage their fiduciary responsibilities through a better understanding of regulations and common risk areas. […]

Davide Villani Promoted to Managing Director

Davide Villani Promoted to Managing Director

AAFCPAs is pleased to announce that Davide Villani, CPA, CGMA has been promoted to Managing Director in recognition of his technical leadership in the employee benefit  plan practice and his service excellence to the firm’s clients. Many of you know and have experienced Dave’s significant contributions to AAF clients since joining the firm in 2002. […]

DOL Urges Businesses to Select a Qualified Benefit Plan Auditor, Such As AAFCPAs

In letters and emails mailed in November 2015, the US Department of Labor reminds businesses who filed a Form 5500 with audited financial statements of the importance of selecting a qualified CPA firm with expertise in ERISA standards. This email is in response to results published in a recent DOL audit quality study, which found […]

AAFCPAs Manager, Davide Villani, CPA named co-chair of MSCPA ERISA Committee

AAFCPAs is excited to announce that Davide Villani, CPA has been nominated to serve as co-chair of the MSCPA ERISA Accounting & Auditing Committee. The ERISA Accounting & Auditing Committee is a forum for ERISA professionals to share best practices relating to improving the overall quality of ERISA/DOL audits including: 401K, 403B and Health & […]