Forensic Services

Auditing best practices: What academic fraud research reveals

Complying with AU-C Section 240, Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit, when conducting financial statement audits challenges practitioners’ professional skills and knowledge regarding identification, assessment, and response to fraud risks. Academic research reveals best practices for enhancing fraud-related financial audit performance.

What’s your fraud IQ?

Can you spot the red flags of an invoice scam? Test your knowledge in this month’s quiz.

Mitigating the new fraud realities

A report from the Anti-Fraud Collaboration explores SEC findings to highlight the causes of fraud — and how finance professionals can stop it.

Diving deeper into smaller frauds due to COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has created special challenges for practitioners to consider related to fraud. In the current environment, smaller instances of fraud, many times immaterial to an audit, are now becoming significant and need additional attention.

Where to find May’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 





Leases standard: Tackling implementation — and beyond

The new accounting standard provides greater transparency but requires wide-ranging data gathering. Learn more by downloading this comprehensive report.