Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams WEBCAST

Thursday, December 17 6:00am - 10:00am PST

Add to Calendar

Your Desk

4 Credits

Member Price $179.00

Non-Member Price $229.00

Overview

Learn investigative techniques to uncover various fraudulent schemes and scams and to sharpen your forensic skills. This webcast prepares you to meet the increasing demand for accountants to develop effective forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting. As the focus on fraud discovery and deterrence rises, accountants must hone their skills to recognize fraudulent or deceptive practices and build their knowledge to redesign internal controls. Don’t wait to learn and practice these critical forensic competencies! TOPICS DISCUSSED - Role of the forensic accountant, Development of the engagement agreement, Common fraud scams -AU-C section 240 -Analytical and investigative techniques, Approaches to detect under/over valued assets, Preparation for the deposition phase, Alternative methods to settle a legal dispute.

Highlights

Role of the forensic accountant. Development of the engagement agreement. Common fraud scams -AU-C section 240 -Analytical and investigative techniques. Approaches to detect under/over valued assets. Preparation for the deposition phase -Alternative methods to settle a legal dispute.

Prerequisites

Experience in accounting and financial reporting preferred

Objectives

Determine the differences between the role of the forensic accountant and the traditional accountant and how to utilize forensic techniques to ferret out fraudulent activity. Identify the foundational components of AU-C section 240. Recall analytical and investigative techniques used in forensic engagements. Determine ways to detect under/over-valued assets. Recall key points related to the deposition phase of the litigation process.

Preparation

NONE

Notice

NONE

Leader(s):

Leaders

Douglas Warren

Doug Warren is Managing Partner and CEO for a local accounting firm that provides financial management and consulting services to individuals and corporations. He has over 30 years of experience in public accounting, and his broad expertise includes auditing, business valuation, fraud investigation, forensic accounting, consulting, financial management, and estate planning and taxation. He previously lectured at Tennessee Wesleyan College on topics of Advanced Accounting, Accounting Theory, Auditing, and Taxation.

Mr. Warren is a life member and past president of the Tennessee Association of Public Accountants, a member of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Tennessee Society of CPA’s. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and AICPA Board of Examiners. He is also the Chairman of the Tennessee Accountancy Board.

RD 2/6/04

Return to Top

Non-Member Price $229.00

Member Price $179.00