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Forensic Accounting For Dummies

Authors:
Frimette Kass-Shraibman ,
Vijay S. Sampath
Published: February 8, 2011

Overview

A practical, hands-on guide to forensic accounting

Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting.

  • Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime
  • What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization
  • Determining what is fraud and how to investigate

Whether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.

A practical, hands-on guide to forensic accounting

Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic

Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting.

  • Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime
  • What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization
  • Determining what is fraud and how to investigate

Whether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.

Forensic Accounting For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Most of the time, forensic accounting is used when someone commits fraud. For this reason, forensic accountants are often referred to as fraud investigators or fraud examiners. Fraud takes many forms, but no matter how you look at it, fraud is theft; it is profiting by deceit or trickery and involves the theft of funds or information or the use of someone's assets without permission. Business practices are changing, leaving more room for fraudulent activity. Because of this, the new field of forensic accounting is filled with job growth and opportunity.

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