Employee Benefit Plans

The Most Sacred Numbers
in Any Business.

A Well-Managed, Well-Funded Plan that Helps Everyone.

The responsible management and oversight of employees’ pensions and retirement dollars is one of the most important promises a company can keep. Maner Costerisan has a dedicated team of experts focused on ensuring employee benefit plans are managed responsibly and accurately. We’re experts in understanding new and evolving legislation and deciphering how it can impact reporting requirements. Our innovative team approach helps us stay hyper-current with changing guidelines, while allowing us to create a tailored, streamlined employee benefit plan audit process.

Maner provides great service at a competitive price, and is a long-standing relationship.

– Steve Hummer, Farm Bureau Employees 401k Plan

We’ve used Maner Costerisan for decades because their knowledge and capabilities are at the highest technical level. They have the respect of government regulators as well.

– Satisfied Client

Perfectly Positioned to Support Providers and Administrators.

Far from being an outside consultant, we’re immersed in the employee benefits services industry from all sides with all participating parties. We’re experts in digging into the regulations and guidance from the Department of Labor, Employee Retirement Securities Act and the IRS. And we can simplify our learnings, so you can ensure your plan is compliant and your employees supported. Our tight relationships with Third Party Administrators mean we understand their perspective and reporting tools – giving us an additional layer of insight to ensure your plan is being managed correctly.

Commitment to Quality

EBP Experts

Tailored Solutions

Maner Team Expert

Zack Skrzyniarz, CPA, Principal

Zack is a principal in the Audit department, overseeing Maner Costerisan’s Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) team. With more than 13 years of experience, he specializes in providing audit, accounting, tax, and consulting support to EBP clients, helping them achieve their financial goals and long-term visions. Additionally, he leads the team’s strategic planning efforts, focusing on enhancing capabilities to better serve EBP clients. Zack is well versed in conducting audits of 401(k)s, defined benefit plans, health and welfare plans and 403(b) plans.

Driven by a passion for helping clients solve their problems – no matter how complex they may be – Zack enjoys continuously learning and enhancing his skillsets and those of his team. Seeing clients achieve success and knowing he was a part of helping them get there is what motivates him to be better each day.

Determined, friendly and approachable, one of the favorite parts about Zack’s job is the opportunity to meet new people and learn about their companies and unique needs. He’s able to take something from every client he works with and use insights from previous experiences to improve.

A resident of Dewitt, Michigan, Zack’s loves spending time with his wife, Beka and their three boys, Logan, Parker, and Miles. In his free time, he also enjoys golfing, watching movies and TV shows (particularly the Superhero genre) and listening to and discovering new music.

Zack is a principal in the Audit department, overseeing Maner Costerisan’s Telecommunications and Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) teams. With more than 13 years of experience, he specializes in providing audit, accounting, tax, and consulting support to clients, helping them achieve their financial goals and long-term visions. Additionally, he leads the collective teams’ strategic planning efforts, focusing on enhancing capabilities to better serve EBP and telecom clients across the Great Lakes region.

Driven by a passion for helping clients solve their problems – no matter how complex they may be – Zack enjoys continuously learning and enhancing his skillsets and those of his team. Seeing clients achieve success and knowing he was a part of helping them get there is what motivates him to be better each day.

Determined, friendly and approachable, one of the favorite parts about Zack’s job is the opportunity to meet new people and learn about their companies and unique needs. He’s able to take something from every client he works with and use insights from previous experiences to improve.

A resident of Dewitt, Michigan, Zack’s loves spending time with his wife, Beka and their three boys, Logan, Parker, and Miles. In his free time, he also enjoys golfing, watching movies and TV shows (particularly the Superhero genre) and listening to and discovering new music.

The people I get to work with every day are what keep me at Maner. We have amazing professionals and people that feel like a big family.

Years of Experience

13

Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center

Telecom Association of Michigan, Finance and Tax Committee

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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Employee Benefit Plan Audit

Employee Benefit Plan Audit

Our team provides comprehensive audits of employee benefit plans, ensuring plans comply with federal regulations and are managed as efficiently and accurately as possible.

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Defined Benefit Plan Management

Defined Benefit Plan Management

We can help you manage your defined benefit offerings while helping employees achieve their financial goals.

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401k & Qualified Retirement Planning

401k & Qualified Retirement Planning

Our experts help organizations meet federal requirements and design benefits plans that help attract and retain top talent.

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Attestation Services

Attestation Services

Complete an independent review of financial statements and provide a detailed report that confirms the reliability of your data.

Form 5500 Tax Return Support

Form 5500 Tax Return Support

Our tax experts help clients prepare Form 5500 returns, avoiding errors and potentially costly mistakes, while offering the advisory support necessary to stay complaint.

Audit Preparation

Audit Preparation

Bringing deep technical and compliance knowledge to make sure every job is set up for success.

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30+

Years of Experience Auditing Employee Benefit Plans

70

Defined Employee Benefit Plan Audits Performed Annually

14

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