Fraud has always been a concern for anyone associated with financial statements. In this course, Jeff takes a unique approach to the study of this topic by looking at what are considered to be the top ten accounting fraud cases. In studying the cases, you will gain insight into what to look for in the future. In addition to the cases, Jeff will cover various aspects, both authoritative and guidance, related to fraud to further improve your awareness and skills. He will also cover a couple of other significant fraud cases as well as a couple of interesting historical notes. If you are looking for a course that will keep awake and engaged and will better prepare you for detecting fraud, then this course is a must.
How many corporations, companies, and not-for-profit organizations have committed fraud? Responsibility for detecting fraud. Studying Fraud Cases. Evolution of Fraud Audit Standards. Definition of Fraud. Types of Fraud. The 3 Characteristics of Fraud.
CPAs, controllers, accountants, financing professionals, business owners, managers and others responsible for prevention, detection, or evaluation of potential fraud
Describe the top ten accounting fraud cases. Identify the nature of fraud and its three characteristics. Apply the provisions for fraud risk assessment in an audit. Identify examples of fraud. Describe the traits of a white collar criminal. Describe techniques to detect fraud. Identify the principles of the COSO Fraud Risk Management Guide.
This is a FlexCast (no exam required) and may be viewed only Monday - Saturday, 5am - 5pm PT. You may take up to one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. Pause your FlexCast and resume at a convenient day during the hours above. Partial credit for 2+ credit courses: If you are unable to complete the course in one sitting, partial credit can be awarded (minimum of one credit). To earn the remaining credits, you must return later and start the course from the beginning. Use chat to ask questions of a subject matter expert during the program.
Jeff Sailor, Western CPE
Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software.
Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights with humor in high-energy presentations. He’s also adept at presenting complex topics in a very practical, easy-to-understand manner, thus earning him rave reviews for more than 20 years. Jeff currently presents seminars, webcasts, and in-house instruction for Western CPE. He’s also a featured speaker at national conferences as well as at state and regional meetings.
For more than 10 years, Jeff has served as an AICPA peer reviewer, focusing on small firms and sole practitioners. He also served on the Resource Committee for the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee (PCFRC). Jeff has spoken at two NASBA national conferences on how to make education more engaging for practitioners.
Non-Member Price $169.00
Member Price $147.00