What's your fraud IQ?

This month: Effective fraud risk management
By Andi McNeal, CPA

What's your fraud IQ?
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About the author

Andi McNeal (amcneal@acfe.com) is director of research for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where she oversees the development and production of educational materials related to the prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud.

To comment on this article or to suggest an idea for another article, contact Jeff Drew, senior editor, at Jeffrey.Drew@aicpa-cima.com or 919-402-4056.


AICPA RESOURCES

Articles

Publication

  • Fraud Risk Management Guide (#ACOSOFRM16P, paperback; #ACOSOFRM16E, ebook)

For more information or to make a purchase, go to aicpastore.com or call the Institute at 888-777-7077.

OTHER RESOURCES

ACFE tools

A suite of interactive tools that can be used to implement the guidance found in the Fraud Risk Management Guide is available at acfe.com/fraudrisktools/tools.aspx.

VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.