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Forensic Accounting : Value Added Skill For Every Accountant

  • Accountant
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • MAFF
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: November, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Forensic Accounting Designations
    14 mins
  • Forensic Accountant Roles
    32 mins
  • Assisting With Drafting Interrogatories
    39 mins
  • Reviewing Depostion Transcripts
    54 mins
  • Forensic Accounting Services
    67 mins
  • Recording Conversations
    84 mins

Course Description

Are you prepared for the increasing demand for forensic accountants and forensic accounting procedures to detect and prevent misappropriation of assets, management fraud, and fraudulent financial reporting? Forensic accounting is not a complicated concept; it is essentially litigation support involving accounting. The application of forensic accounting techniques is also fairly straightforward. Forensic accountants apply their skills to legal cases to answer questions regarding damages, generally with an economic bearing, or where there is a concern expressed by a company potentially experiencing fraud or suffering from deficient internal controls. 

Forensic accounting skills are also useful in assisting the audit team with fraud-risk assessments, where it is vital to know how to ask probative questions in a non-threatening manner. 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. 

Highlights of the webinar: 

  • History of the forensic accounting profession in the United States. 
  • Various professional associations and certifications in the forensic accounting field.
  • Career opportunities in forensic accounting field
  • Skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful forensic accountant.

This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic introduction to forensic accounting. 

Learning Objectives

  • To recall the definition of forensic accounting
  • To identify the role of forensic accountants
  • What does all the alphabet soup mean?
  • How can I become a forensic accountant?

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Accounts Director
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • VP Accounts
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Forensic Analysis for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Financial Reporting for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit of Accounting for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial accounting for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial accounting for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Dr. Robert Minniti

President, Minniti CPA LLC

Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti taught graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic accounting at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Kaplan University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix.

He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Dr. Minniti is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link/CCH . AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute, CPE Solutions, Canopy CPE, The Institute of Management Accountants, the National Association of Valuators and Analysts, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and various state CPA Societies.

About Company

Minniti CPA LLC

www.minniticpallc.com

MINNITI CPA LLC is seeking professional, hard-working, licensed CPAs with at least four years of experience.

The Firm demands independence, integrity, objectivity, competence and due care from all of its personnel in the conduct of its engagements. Our Firm is structured to provide leadership in achieving high quality professional performance while maintaining the concept of individual responsibility. Policies and procedures have been established providing assurance that professional engagements are properly planned and executed. Decisions are based on the substance of issues, not on form.

Our policies and procedures designate Partners of the Firm for consultation on significant ethical, technical and industry questions. The policies and procedures are designed to assure that clients receive the best professional services we can provide. We continually keep in mind the public interest. We expect our Partners and Associates to identify and resolve all important engagement issues.

The job requires high level tax preparation skills, superior tax research and problem solving abilities, broad software knowledge, and excellent written and oral communication skills. We have a team approach to provide high quality client service for tax compliance, planning, financial statements, and general business consulting.

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Ratings and Review

4.6

100 Ratings

Excellent

65

Very Good

27

Average

6

Poor

2

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EB

Elizabeth Barfield, CPA (US)

Nov 17th, 2020

EXCELLENT---thank you for taking the time to present the information. I will definitely look forward to more from this instructor in the future.

GP

Gina Pennell, CPA (US)

Apr 12th, 2022

This was interesting and informative. The instructor was very well informed and provided easy to understand explanations.

JR

Joel Resnick, CPA (US)

Dec 16th, 2020

I took this course because it's a subject that interests me although I have little involvement in it. I'm glad I did.

TA

Thom Arnsperger, CPA (US)

Jan 18th, 2021

Great experience -- provided a significant amount of information, well beyond jus Forensic Accounting

DW

Debbie Warrior, CPA (US)

Jun 10th, 2022

This was a very interesting class. Instructor did a good job presenting.

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