D’Amico Wawrin & Company CPAs, LLC is a boutique certified public accounting firm located in Akron, Ohio. The firm offers employee benefit plan audit and consulting services for plan sponsors of benefit plans as well as for other accounting firms.
The firm is owned and operated by Michelle L. D’Amico, CPA and Valerie A. Wawrin, CPA, CFE.
Auditing employee benefit plans is a specialized practice requiring knowledge and expertise beyond what is necessary for performing a financial statement audit.
Michelle and Valerie each have over 20 years of public accounting experience. Michelle's experience focuses primarily on employee benefit plan audits and related consulting and Valerie's experience is within the public and private accounting sectors; including over 18 years of employee benefit plan audit experience.
DWC team members have extensive knowledge in the following additional employee benefit plan matters:
Centralized and decentralized accounting and HR environments
Mergers, acquisitions, plan spin-offs
Hard to value investments
Working with internal audit
Current and pending regulatory and accounting pronouncements
Initial audits and stub period audits
DOL and IRS investigations
ERISA compliance matters
Various DOL and IRS correction program
Specialized knowledge and experience matters; it fuels our passion. You don’t have to love working on your benefit plan audits - because we do. Our devotion translates into solid suggestions, advice, and exceptional work.
You have options. You can work with a firm that does employee benefit plan audits, or you can work with the firm that does only benefit plan audits. With so much at risk, from a fiduciary standpoint, trust the firm that loves benefit plans -- it’s all we do.
Managing participant counts
Correction of errors
Audit and financial statement preparation services
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) presentations
Quality control or second review services for other accounting firms
Out-sourcing of staff
Defined Contribution – 401(k), 403(b), profit-sharing, ESOP
Defined Benefit – pension, cash balance
Health and Welfare