The existence and persistence of high profile alleged financial statement fraud (FSF) have negatively affected the safety and soundness of financial markets and investors confident in public financial information. Forensic accounting has advanced as an important and rewarding field of accounting to prevent, detect and correct FSF. There has been significant demand for and intertest in forensic accounting as well substantial growth in both investigation and litigation services.
The first volume addresses the relevance and importance of forensic accounting and fraud examination as well as the framework and structure of forensic accounting practices. The author presents an introduction to forensic accounting and financial statement fraud examination and their relevance and importance to businesses, financial markets, economies and society. Also discussed is forensic accounting opportunities, skills, and services; forensic accounting profession; and professional responsibilities and codes of conduct for forensic accountants. Finally, forensic accounting best practices, education, and research are touched on.
Table of Contents
- Title Page
- Chapter 1 An Introduction to Forensic Accounting
- Chapter 2 Forensic Accounting Services and Skills
- Chapter 3 Forensic Accounting Profession
- Chapter 4 Forensic Accounting Guidelines and Standards
- Chapter 5 Forensic Accounting Practices, and Education and Research
- About the Author
- Title: Forensic Accounting and Financial Statement Fraud, Volume I
- Release date: April 2019
- Publisher(s): Business Expert Press
- ISBN: 9781631571497