Forensic Accounting: Fraud Investigations – NEW! – Webcast

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Cancelled - Nov 10, 2021

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Fees

Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

Forensic accounting has been a rapidly growing part of the accounting profession for some time. The rapid expansion of technology, growth in various sectors of business and industry, and the rise and increase in complexity of white-collar crimes contribute to this growth. A diverse range of clients as well as cases involving all types of fraud make this an attractive profession, and one that is always in high demand. Enhance your knowledge and skills with our Forensic Accounting: Fraud Investigations course. Whether you have an audit background, work within the public sector, or aspire to be a forensic accountant, this course will provide you with the foundational knowledge to identify, investigate, and communicate your findings. You will also receive a copy of the AICPA's Forensic & Litigation Service's Forensic Accounting - Fraud Investigations practice aid for future reference.

Designed For

Individuals looking to expand their knowledge of forensic accounting

Objectives

  • Outline the scope of services within a fraud investigation.
  • Determine engagement scope and acceptance considerations.
  • Apply appropriate investigative techniques to an investigation.
  • Summarize and communicate your findings from a fraud investigation.

Major Subjects

  • Evidence in the investigative process.
  • Tools used in forensic investigations.
  • Conducting interviews.
  • Forensic accounting reports.
  • Expert witness testimony.

If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email profdev@orcpa.org.


Leaders

Ric Jazaie

Ric H. Jazaie, MAcc, CPA/CFF/CITP/CGMA, CIA, CFE, CSA, CISA, PI, has over 20 years of progressive auditing and investigating leadership experience. He is an experienced IT Assurance Director, Internal Audit Director, and a Forensic Accountant with extensive experience in computer forensics with a federal law enforcement agency.

Ric’s areas of expertise include fiscal audits, internal performance and operational audits, litigation support, special investigations, and information technology assurance of federal, state, local government organizations, as well as, large to medium sized public and privately held companies.

He has served as an internal audit director with SFCCD, an accounting professor at Golden Gate University (GGU) and a licensed private investigator working with various SF Bay Area law firms. Ric has first-hand experience as a sole practitioner & business consultant by assisting his clients reach their goals and objectives. He has demonstrated work, research and teaching experience in the areas of internal audit, internal controls and fraud risk assessments, SOX evaluation and testing, as well as, a proven experience in change management, litigation support services, investigation of irregular costs in construction management and assisting law firms investigating employee fraud and calculating IP damages cases.

Ric has also testified at many depositions, Federal Grand Juries, and served one term with the San Francisco Civil Grand Jury, investigating City’s business practices. He serves as an Expert Witness on matters surrounding his areas of research and specialization.

He earned his Master of Accountancy with an emphasis in Forensic Accounting from GGU.

(5/26/21)