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Friday, April 26, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

NJCPA Education Center425 Eagle Rock Avenue,
Roseland, NJ 07068
973-226-4494

CPE Credits

  • 8.00 CPE Credits in AA

Pricing

  • $279.00 - Member
  • $379.00 - Non Member

AICPA members receive a discount of $30 for this event.

Course Developer

Many costly fraudulent schemes have occurred repeatedly throughout the past several decades. Why do these material and frequently recurring frauds succeed? One reason is that business owners, management, auditors, and employees fail to recognize the red flags that have been associated with these financial statement and misappropriation of asset frauds. Another major reason is that the reporting and transaction processing systems do not have adequate controls to either prevent and/ or detect these schemes. Find out how these major frauds are perpetrated (including real-world examples) and the types of cost-effective controls that can be implemented to identify and prevent these deceptive acts.

Designed For

Business owners, managers, supervisors, employees, accountants and auditors.

Benefits

  • Identify the findings and implications of major fraud studies
  • Identify the risk factors and red flags for each of the top ten fraud schemes
  • Determine design controls into systems to mitigate these fraud risks
  • Distinguish the methodology of how these frauds are committed
  • Identify trends in various types of fraud

Highlights

  • Major financial statement frauds, including, corruption conspiracies regarding sales and other types of revenue, estimates, journal entries, and other accounts
  • Major misappropriation of asset frauds, including skimming, larceny and embezzlement involving inventory, payables and other accounts
  • Ponzi and asset flip schemes
  • Control implementation ideas
  • Risk factors in accordance with the revised authoritative guidance on fraud

Prerequisites

Experience in accounting and reporting.

Advance Preparation

None

Additional Notes

  • *AICPA members deduct an additional $30 from applicable price.

Course materials will be distributed electronically. To access, visit your My Events Page. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the program. Handouts are added as received.

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Renee Rampulla

Renee Rampulla, CPA, CGMA
President
Rampulla Advisory Services, LLC

Renee Rampulla, CPA CGMA has over 25 years of professional experience. She consults, writes, and lectures on technical accounting and auditing issues. Renee has extensive experience in the auditing of public and privately held entities ranging from the manufacturing and service sectors, to financial services. Previously she was a partner in a regional accounting firm in the northeast in charge of the firm’s accounting and auditing practice and their quality control group.

She is the founder of Rampulla Advisory Services, LLC. Her clients include nationally recognized professional organizations, accounting firms, companies, publishers and others. By devoting several years of her career at both regional and Big Four accounting firms Renee accumulated a wealth of technical and practical knowledge. In addition, while working for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), she performed professional ethics investigations; worked closely with senior technical committees; presented technical guidance before standard setters; and authored and updated several AICPA publications.

Ms. Rampulla is a frequently requested speaker and is an instructor and author of several continuing professional education (CPE) courses for the AICPA, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE), and other organizations, covering a variety of FASB and IFRS accounting guidance along with private and public company auditing standards. Renee has taught over 500 CPE courses and is the recipient of the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Renee was the recipient of the NJCPA “Women of Note” award in 2016.

She is a member of the AICPA, the NYSSCPA, the NJCPA, the Institute of Management Accountants, the Accountant’s Club of America, the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the National Conference of CPA Practitioners. Renee is a NYSSCPA Director at Large board member; chaired the NYSSCPA’s Professional Ethics Committee from 2015 - 2017, is the NYSSCPA’s Staten Island Chapter’s 2017 President-elect and previously served as the Vice President, is a member of the NYSSCPA’s Financial Accounting Standards Committee and past chair of the NYSSCPA’s 2014 Nominating Committee. Renee currently serves on the NJCPA Audit Committee; was the 2012 – 2014 Chair of the NJCPA Accounting and Auditing Standards Interest Group and previously served as the 2011-2012 Vice-Chair. She has also served as co-chair of the NJCPA Accounting Standards and IFRS sub-committees of the Accounting and Auditing Standards Interest Group. For several years Renee has been an adjunct lecturer at Hunter College, a City University of New York City, teaching various undergraduate accounting, auditing and research courses. She holds a BBA in Public Accounting from Bernard M. Baruch College.

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