Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement

  Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement 


By Stephen Pedneault, CFE  





From implementing prudent hiring policies and practices through collecting receipts, making deposits, writing checks, and evaluating the adequacy of insurance coverage, this essential book covers the major financial areas commonly found in most companies and provides you with easy steps to follow in preventing and detecting embezzlement.


This practical guide takes a closer look at:


Why you would be wise to perform independent due diligence on a potential employee

The truth about contacting past employers when checking on a candidate

What you must do in the hiring process to better protect yourself and your business

How to know and monitor your existing employees


Its shorter chapters, checklists and cases are specifically designed to work with your busy schedule, to make prevention and detection of employee theft a more effortless reality in your business.



Product Details:
Copyright 2010
ISBN 978-0-470-54571-3
Hardcover, 310 Pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Hiring the Right Employees

Chapter 2: Know Your Employees

Chapter 3: Sales, Cash Receipts, and Collections

Chapter 4: Credit Card Sales, Transactions, and Merchant Statements

Chapter 5: Purchases, Cash Disbursements, Checks, and Petty Cash

Chapter 6: Credit Cards and Debit Cards

Chapter 7: Employee Expense Reimbursement

Chapter 8: Electronic Banking

Chapter 9: Payroll Processing

Chapter 10: Inventory Issues and Controls

Chapter 11: Bank Statements, Canceled Checks, and Reconciliations

Chapter 12: Financial Reports

Chapter 13: Safeguarding Your Bookkeeping or Accounting Systems

Chapter 14: Prevention, Detection, and Insurance

Chapter 15: Your Reponse to an Identified or Potential Issue

Appendix A: Embezzlement Controls for Business Enterprises

Appendix B: Who Was Lester Amos Pratt?