Services / Employee Benefit Plans

Focused on your team.

Our team is highly focused in the area of Employee Benefit Plans, where we have worked in a number of unique circumstances including, initial audits, changes in third-party administrator, merged plans, plans with sponsor bankruptcy, employer plans, governmental defined benefit plans, frozen and terminated defined benefit plans and labor union plans. We are a member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, where our team has completed specific continuing education, as well as various other requirements for the firm and employees.

Employee Benefit Plan Services Specific to Your Needs

Financial Reporting & Assurance
  • Audits are generally required when there are over 100 eligible participants, which includes active, retired, separated, deceased, as long as they are eligible.
Tax
  • Preparation of Form 5500 and Form 990
  • Review drafts prepared by third-party administrators

We have always received great service from Wilkins Miller but what has really made a difference for our company goes far beyond that; I am able to sleep better at night knowing their team is there and ready if we need them to jump in the fire with us. Wilkins Miller has all the competency of a large firm, but with a down home touch.

– Matt Chambless

We would highly recommend Wilkins Miller for their professionalism and attention to detail. It is a pleasure to work with their kind and courteous team.

– Shannan Royster

Industry Leaders

Michael J. Kintz, CPA

Partner

Erin S. Jones, CPA

Partner

Simon Fox, CPA

Manager

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Michael J. Kintz, CPA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Michael Kintz joined the firm in 1989. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and a minor in computer information systems from Spring Hill College.

His responsibilities primarily include financial reporting and assurance, consulting in the outsourced accounting services area, and personnel recruiting for the firm. Michael's industry experience includes professional service firms, employee benefit plans, non-profit organizations, dealerships, municipalities and governmental agencies, and technology companies.

Michael is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, Governmental Audit Quality Center, and Not-for-Profit Section, as well as the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael was appointed by Governor Kay Ivey to the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy and has served on the City of Mobile Citizens' Budget and Finance Advisory Council and the National Alumni Association of Spring Hill College.

Over his career Michael has been involved in various non-profit and community initiatives, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, the United Way Allocation Committee, Junior Achievement of Mobile, Goodwill Easter Seals, Corpus Christi School, Legatus, Catholic Social Services, Downtown Rotary Club of Mobile, and Kiwanis of Mobile.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing basketball, racquetball, and golf.

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Michael J. Kintz, CPA

Partner

As a partner of Wilkins Miller, Michael Kintz joined the firm in 1989. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and a minor in computer information systems from Spring Hill College.

His responsibilities primarily include financial reporting and assurance, consulting in the outsourced accounting services area, and personnel recruiting for the firm. Michael's industry experience includes professional service firms, employee benefit plans, non-profit organizations, dealerships, municipalities and governmental agencies, and technology companies.

Michael is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, Governmental Audit Quality Center, and Not-for-Profit Section, as well as the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael was appointed by Governor Kay Ivey to the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy and has served on the City of Mobile Citizens' Budget and Finance Advisory Council and the National Alumni Association of Spring Hill College.

Over his career Michael has been involved in various non-profit and community initiatives, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, the United Way Allocation Committee, Junior Achievement of Mobile, Goodwill Easter Seals, Corpus Christi School, Legatus, Catholic Social Services, Downtown Rotary Club of Mobile, and Kiwanis of Mobile.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing basketball, racquetball, and golf.

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Erin S. Jones, CPA

Partner

Erin Jones brings over fifteen years of experience in public accounting to the Wilkins Miller team. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master's in Business Administration from Spring Hill College, Erin joined the firm in 2003 and was named partner in 2017.

Her areas of special competence include audits, reviews and compilations of non-profit organizations, state and local governments, non-public companies and employee benefit plans and the taxation of corporations. Erin's industry experience lies in construction contractors and engineers, professional service firms, retail sales, manufacturing, universities and timber and real estate management.

Erin is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is the past president of the Mobile Chapter of the ASCPA, the current treasurer of the Mulherin Custodial Home Board of Directors, the audit committee chair of the United Way of Southwest Alabama Board of Trustees, a graduate of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Leadership Academy Class III. She was also included in Mobile Bay magazine's "Forty Under 40" Class of 2015.

Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, kayaking and traveling.

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Erin S. Jones, CPA

Partner

Erin Jones brings over fifteen years of experience in public accounting to the Wilkins Miller team. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master's in Business Administration from Spring Hill College, Erin joined the firm in 2003 and was named partner in 2017.

Her areas of special competence include audits, reviews and compilations of non-profit organizations, state and local governments, non-public companies and employee benefit plans and the taxation of corporations. Erin's industry experience lies in construction contractors and engineers, professional service firms, retail sales, manufacturing, universities and timber and real estate management.

Erin is a member of the Association of International Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is the past president of the Mobile Chapter of the ASCPA, the current treasurer of the Mulherin Custodial Home Board of Directors, the audit committee chair of the United Way of Southwest Alabama Board of Trustees, a graduate of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Leadership Academy Class III. She was also included in Mobile Bay magazine's "Forty Under 40" Class of 2015.

Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, kayaking and traveling.

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Simon Fox, CPA

Manager

Simon Fox joined the Wilkins Miller team as an accountant in 2015 and was promoted to manager in 2020. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration with a concentration in finance from The University of Alabama, Simon began his career in the insurance industry.

He is a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of International Certified Public Accountants, and the Construction Leadership Council. Simon serves as a member on the Advisory Council for the Mobile Chapter of the Alabama Society of CPAs.

In his spare time, Simon enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing soccer, fishing, and kayaking.

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Simon Fox, CPA

Manager

Simon Fox joined the Wilkins Miller team as an accountant in 2015 and was promoted to manager in 2020. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration with a concentration in finance from The University of Alabama, Simon began his career in the insurance industry.

He is a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of International Certified Public Accountants, and the Construction Leadership Council. Simon serves as a member on the Advisory Council for the Mobile Chapter of the Alabama Society of CPAs.

In his spare time, Simon enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing soccer, fishing, and kayaking.