Forensic Accountant


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Forensic Accountant

An accountant who uses investigative skills to determine the accuracy of a company's financial statements in a legal dispute. The word forensic means "suitable for a court of law." Thus, forensic accountants are used in fraud investigations, breach of contract disputes, and other disagreements that require court action. Forensic accountants are often retained by one or both parties in such disputes to bolster their cases.
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The matter is now listed for trial and the team are advised by Queens Counsel and Junior Counsel and involves the instruction of experts such as a forensic accountant who is currently analysing the financial evidence in the case.
Jacques was a forensic accountant at Ernst & Young, where he was engaged by counsel to provide accounting expertise in investigations and litigation.
That means that often the forensic accountant will work with lawyers or law enforcement and other specialized professionals.
The meeting went well, as I became a forensic accountant with the firm for 10 years.
Accountants and auditors are already acting as forensic accountants by being listed within the court's expert list and acting as experts in various court actions.
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Using a forensic accountant early in the process can help reduce surprises (and lessen frustration) as the claims review progresses.
Following Massino's high-profile trial, it was suggested that, like the Canadian Mounties, the competent forensic accountant "always gets his man".
In 2009, the bureau established the Forensic Accountant Program (FAP) and instituted the Forensic Accountant Unit (FAU) as part of an effort to recruit and retain top-tier accounting professionals to conduct the financial piece of complex investigations.
But after a forensic accountant examined the case, businessman Williams, admitted stealing PS400 at Swansea Crown Court yesterday.
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He is a certified public accountant, an accredited business valuation specialist and a certified financial forensic accountant with more than 20 years of experience.

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