Ciuni & Panichi, Inc. has been auditing employee benefit plans for over 30 years, ranging in assets valued from a few million dollars to over $2 billion – including three statewide plans. In the past year, our dedicated team of employee benefit plan professionals provided audit, accounting, and tax services to over 100 plans. We are committed to serve the employee benefit plan industry and have the experience to do so.
Ciuni & Panichi, Inc. has a team of 15 professionals who dedicate a significant part of their practice to employee benefit plans. They are experts in the field of employee benefit plan audits, and they deliver high quality work. They are up-to-date on the latest auditing requirements through ongoing professional education from the AICPA and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Each team member is required to obtain a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education annually.
Ciuni & Panichi, Inc. has made employee benefit plan audits a priority service. Because the firm conducts so many employee benefit plan audits, this translates into proficiency which results in timely, quality work delivered to you.
John Troyer, CPA, Audit and Accounting Service Department Partner in Charge, has 22 years of employee benefit plan audit experience. No plan is too big or too complex. He and his team have handled complex audit and reporting issues such as securities lending, private equity investments, real estate investments, and derivatives. Their audit approach is designed around the AICPA’s Audit and Accounting Guide for Employee Benefit Plans. The team’s significant expertise delivers quality audits that can withstand the scrutiny of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Jeffrey Spencer, CPA, MAcc, Tax Department Principal, has over 30 years of experience in employee benefit plan consulting, including plan design, compliance, reporting, and taxation issues. ERISA compliance is especially important to plan fiduciaries. Jeff specializes in analyzing whether plans are ERISA compliant and has helped many plans pass the demanding inspections of the Internal Revenue Service and the DOL.
At Ciuni & Panichi, Inc., relationships count. Our team is devoted to delivering outstanding client service. That means we meet deadlines early so you have time to review our work. Communication is open and often. Finally, our clients are our clients all year long not just during the engagement, so if a question arises, you can always call us.
Ciuni & Panichi, Inc. completed its eleventh Peer Review in November 2015 and received a rating of “Pass”. This is the best result a CPA firm can achieve, and it is the eleventh consecutive peer review where we have achieved this top rating.
The firm is also registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to audit employee benefit plans and has been subject to their rigorous inspections.