Uncovering Fraud with Advanced Financial and Ratio Analysis
Data analytics can be a valuable tool for fraud examiners. Examining important patterns in data allows you to understand what is occurring within an organization and also enables effective decision-making. Ratios and financial analysis are used by many professionals to analyze organizations’ performance and financial health. Moreover, they can also be used to help you identify the red flags of fraud.
This course focuses on using ratios and other analytical techniques as tools for detecting all three categories of fraud: asset misappropriations, financial statement fraud and corruption.
Topics Covered Include:
- Different fraud schemes detected through ratio analysis
- Cash conversion cycle analysis
- Micro-level composition ratios
- Spending ratios
- DuPont Model and multiple-ratio scores to detect fraud
- Other types of financial and ratio analysis
- Nonfinancial data in fraud detection
A solid understanding of the creation of and relationships between an organization’s financial statements and records.
Table of Contents
|Lesson 2||Ratio Analysis and Fraud Detection|
|Lesson 3||Financial Ratios - Part 1|
|Lesson 4||Financial Ratios - Part 2|
|Lesson 5||Financial Ratios - Part 3|
|Lesson 6||Using Multiple-Ratio Scores to Detect Fraud|
|Lesson 7||Other Types of Financial and Ratio Analysis|
|Lesson 8||Using Nonfinancial Data in Fraud Detection|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
|Delivery Method:||QAS Self-Study|
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