The Forensic Accountant – Investigating the Balance Sheet


RVACFES 44 – The Forensic Accountant – Investigating the Balance Sheet – 3 CPE –  To purchase this lecture add it to your Cart and follow the on-screen instructions …



This is a hard hitting explication of hands on investigative techniques for the practicing forensic accountant whose client is a prosecutor, lawyer or potential litigant. It is presumed that the outcome of the  accountant’s investigation will be a report in support of litigation or prosecution. The balance sheet and income statement are discussed as fields for investigation whose accounts are examined for clues to prove or disprove malfeasance on the part of the target of investigation. Focusing on a range of business types, the lecture walks the reader through the most important investigative issues involved in each account category presenting actual tests and the type of outcome the practitioner can expect. Practitioners will be prepared to contribute to the building of an effective prosecution or suit and to avoid investigative failure.

180 minutes of self study plus  20 minutes to answer 10 questions for a total of 200 minutes.

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The Forensic Accountant – Investigating the Balance Sheet

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