Anomalies in an organization’s financial reports can be an indicator that fraudulent activity is occurring — if you know what to look for. Digging deep into the financial statements offers an advanced method of detecting fraud by uncovering relationships that don’t make sense and highlighting red flags of potential manipulation.
Learn how to use in-depth financial and ratio analysis to spot the warning signs of fraud in your organization during this two-day ACFE seminar. This instructor-led course will provide you with an overview of numerous types of analyses that can be used to identify embezzlement, corruption schemes, and fraudulent financial reporting. Practical problems and real case examples discussed throughout the course will illustrate many of the principles and techniques are that presented.
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New York, NY | September 17-18, 2013
ACFE Members: $695
Field of Study
A solid understanding of the creation of and relationships between an organization's financial statements and records
You Will Learn How To:
Design financial analyses aimed at detecting specific types of fraud schemes, including asset misappropriations, corruption schemes and financial statement fraud
Elevate the fraud-detection capabilities of traditional horizontal, vertical and ratio analyses
Recognize financial anomalies, including duplicate transactions and violations of Benford’s Law
Apply complex ratios, such as the Beneish M-score and other multiple-factor analyses
Formulate targeted ratios that combine non-financial data with financial data
Design and perform a fraud risk assessment to determine which ratios are of the greatest importance to monitor
Select and implement monitoring tools to help automate and improve detection of financial red flags
Who Should Attend:
Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud specialists
Internal and external auditors
Controllers, CPAs and other accounting professionals
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