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Forensic Accounting: Fraudulent Reporting and Concealed Assets (FAFR14)
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Forensic accountants know all too well the increasing pressure to detect fraud and to preemptively redesign internal controls to prevent misappropriation of assets. The unique combo of recent economic news and events, plus the endless spotlight of major business failures and scandals only perpetuate this burden. Recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practices is not always easy, but this course will sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to uncover fraudulence in all of its guises.

9/29/2014
When: 9/29/2014
8:30 am until 4:30 pm
Where: Bankers Center
5555 Bankers Ave
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70808
Presenter: Glenn Helms


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AICPA members receive an additional $30 off the registration fee for this course.

Discount made at the time of checkout. Qualifying members should have received a promo code via email – if you are unsure whether you qualify, or you lost/never received your code, please call the LCPA Member Service Center at 504.464.1040 or 800.288.5272.

 

Forensic accountants know all too well the increasing pressure to accurately detect fraudulent financial reporting and to preemptively redesign internal controls to prevent misappropriation of assets. The unique combo of recent economic news and events, plus the endless spotlight of major business failures and scandals only perpetuate the forensic accountant’s burden. Recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practices is not always easy, but this course will sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to uncover fraudulence in all of its guises.

 

Designed for: Accountants in industry and public practice who are responsible for designing internal control systems or are involved in forensic accounting activities

 

 

Objectives:

  • Describe the differences between the role of the forensic accountant and traditional accountant.
  • Name the foundational components of AU-C Section 240.
  • Explain how to use forensic techniques to ferret out fraudulent activity.
  • Recall analytical and investigative techniques used in forensic engagements.
  • Recognize the importance of chain of custody in handling critical documents reviewed in the process.
  • Prepare an effective written forensics report.
  • Demonstrate best practices to improve your success and credibility on the witness stand.

Highlights:

  • Role of the forensic accountant
  • Development of the engagement agreement
  • Common fraud scams
  • Sources for corroborating data
  • Testifying as an expert
  • Analytical and investigative techniques
  • Approaches to detect under/over valued assets
  • Development of a written report

Requisite Knowledge: Experience in accounting and financial reporting

Speaker:Glenn Helms

Vendor: AICPA

Field of Study:Accounting & Auditing

CPE Credits: 8

Level:Intermediate

 

Registration Fees:

Members

CPA Non-Members

Early Bird (through 9/14)

$276

$376

Standard (after 9/14)

$326

$426


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