What do you think of when you hear the word “fraud?” Are you concerned for your clients or your organization? Through a comprehensive learning approach using examples, explanations of audit standards and informative case studies, you will learn about real-world government and NFP fraud, including cyber fraud, and your responsibilities when dealing with fraud. Since recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practice is not always easy, this course will highlight frauds headlining today’s news and sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to help you identify behavior tendencies which may lead to fraudulent activity.
Auditors and accounting and financial professionals of governmental and not-for-profit entities.
- Determine how interim fraudulent reporting may impact planned reliance on internal controls and any related audit procedures
- Identify the auditor’s responsibility with respect to fraud in a financial statement audit
- Identify how personnel policies and procedures can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud or abuse
- Apply potential ways to follow up on noted indications of fraud, abuse, and weaknesses in internal control
- Determine how management override of internal controls can lead to possible fraud
- Identify how donated assets and capital assets might be misappropriated
- Misappropriation of assets and benefits
- Cyber fraud
- Personnel fraud
- Grant expense allocations
- Pledges and contributions
- Procurement cards
Knowledge of government and not-for-profit sectors.
- *AICPA members deduct an additional $30 from applicable price.
- Qualifies for Yellow Book.
Course materials are distributed electronically and we’ve passed the savings along to you - registrants save $20 on all 8-hour seminar pricing. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.
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Diane Edelstein, CPA
AICPA/Professional Development Institute
Diane E. Edelstein, CPA
Diane E. Edelstein is a partner at Maher Duessel in Pittsburgh, Pa and has over twenty-five years of experience in public accounting. Her entire auditing career has been of non-profits, governments and Single Audit.
Diane speaks throughout the country on Single Audits along with Non-profit and Government topics. She is a member of the AICPA NPO Planning Conference Committee and speaks each year on Single Audit topics. She is also a prior member of the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center, Executive committee.
Diane currently serves on the AICPA Peer Review Board – GCA PMTF (Government and Compliance Audits Practice Monitoring Task Force)
B.A. in Accounting (with distinction) George Mason University, Fairfax, VA