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Thursday, December 17, 2020 Webcast

Forensic Accounting: Uncovering Schemes and Scams (X3-2207097)

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
webcast

Webcast

4.0 CPE Credits in AA

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

BENEFITS

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.

HIGHLIGHTS

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

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

Experience in accounting and financial reporting preferred

INSTRUCTOR

Douglas Warren

Douglas Warren, CPA, CFE, CBM

AICPA/Professional Development Institute

Douglas E. Warren, CPA, CFE, CBM Warren & Tallent CPAs PLLC/Madisonville, Tennessee 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 27 years of experience in public accounting, and his broad expertise includes auditing, business valuation, fraud investigation, consulting, financial management, and estate planning and taxation. He has 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 CPAs and AICPA group of 100. He is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Tennessee Accountancy Board.

PRICING

$179.00 - Member

$229.00 - Non Member

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