Forensic Accounting for Dummies

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A practical, hands-on guide to forensic accounting

Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting.

  • Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime
  • What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization
  • Determining what is fraud and how to investigate

Whether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.

Author: Frimette Kass-Shraibman, Vijay S. Sampath
Publisher: For Dummies
Published: 02/08/2011
Pages: 384
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.24lbs
Size: 9.20h x 7.42w x 0.86d
ISBN13: 9780470889282
ISBN10: 0470889284
BISAC Categories:
- Business & Economics | Accounting | General

About the Author

Frimette Kass-Shraibman is Associate Professor of Accounting at Brooklyn College -- CUNY. Vijay S. Sampath is Managing Director in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting business segment of FTI Consulting, Inc.