Get to Know Me

Philip is the director of payroll and compliance auditing. He has over 30 years of experience in the payroll audit field. Phil oversees the payroll auditing staff during the performance of fieldwork and preparation of audit and compliance reports. He is responsible for the quality control and technical review of payroll audits as well as client support and attendance at board of trustees meetings.

Phil has coordinated payroll audit programs for local, national and international multiemployer funds. His experience encompasses payroll audits in a broad range of sectors, including the service industry, entertainment industry, production industry, construction and building trades and 401(k) Funds. For which he developed audit programs and reports to meet the unique needs of each type of fund. Phil has also been called to testify as an expert witness in payroll auditing matters.

Contact Me

Looking for more information or interested in learning how Withum can help?

Let’s get started with a conversation today.

Contact Me

He has been a speaker for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans on the topic of payroll audits, and has written articles in their Benefits Magazine. Phil is the co­author of Payroll Auditing: A Guide for Multiemployer Funds.

Latest Thinking

Questions to Ask the Employer During a Payroll Audit

Share Each payroll audit includes certain tests, such as: Are new hires reported correctly? Are all pay periods accounted for? Are vacations being reported correctly? There are a few questions […]

Learn More
Payroll Auditing: Using a Pre-Audit Questionnaire

Share To prepare for the payroll audit, a brief list of questions may be e-mailed, faxed, or mailed to the employer. The auditor usually informs the employer when scheduling the […]

Learn More