September 6, 2017
ORBA's Kenneth Kobiernicki Awarded AICPA's Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate
CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is pleased to announce that Kenneth J. Kobiernicki has earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate.
The certificate program was designed to show certificate awardees’ high level of competency and commitment to performing high-quality audits. Developed by leading experts and members of AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plans Audit Quality Center, the competency-based examination for certification tests one’s ability to plan, perform and evaluate employee benefit plan audits in accordance with the latest AICPA standards and Department of Labor and IRS requirements. The certificate acknowledges Mr. Kobernicki’s achievement by declaring his dedication to quality and distinguishes his knowledge and expertise in this area.
At ORBA, Mr. Kobiernicki manages audits, reviews and monthly accounting engagements for privately-held companies, including restaurants, manufacturers, maintenance contractors, professional services providers and clients in a range of industries. He also manages audits for not-for-profit organizations and prepares all required tax filings for these clients.
Founded in 1887, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national professional organization of Certified Public Accountants in the United States, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries in business and industry, public practice, government, education, student affiliates and international associates. It sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, non-profit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It also develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination.
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