Forensic Accounting – 5 Steps to Successful Performance

1 Credits: Accounting


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Forensic Accounting – 5 Steps to Successful Performance

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course offers a comprehensive overview of forensic accounting, covering the standards guiding these professionals, the essential qualifications, and the experience necessary for success in this field.  Additionally, this course also outlines a basic five-step process designed to facilitate thorough and meticulously documented engagements, supplemented with examples of the techniques employed by forensic accountants.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the key objectives of forensic accounting
  • Identify techniques that forensic accountant use to perform engagements
  • Recognize the standards which forensic accountants should follow
  • Identify the importance of maintaining a clear audit trail in a forensic engagement
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
May 16, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 145 courses (350+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics. Kelen remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam. He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy. Kelen has nearly 20 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Advisor with HP. Prior to HP, he served in multiple …