Real-World Fraud Found in Governments and Not-for-Profits
187 | Course | Intermediate | Scheduled
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What do you think of when you hear the word "fraud"? Are you concerned for your clients or your organization? Through a comprehensive learning approach using examples and informative case studies, you will learn about real-world government and not-for-profit fraud, including cyber fraud, and your responsibilities when dealing with fraud. Since recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practice is not always easy, this course will highlight frauds headlining today's news and sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to help you identify behavior tendencies which may lead to fraudulent activity.
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Auditors and accounting and financial professionals of governmental and not-for-profit entities
Knowledge of government and not-for-profit sectors
- Misappropriation of assets and benefits
- Cyber fraud
- Personnel fraud
- Grant expense allocations
- Management override
- Pledges and contributions
- Procurement cards
- Determine how interim fraudulent reporting may impact planned reliance on internal controls and any related audit procedures
- Identify the auditor's responsibility with respect to fraud in a financial statement audit
- Identify how personnel policies and procedures can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud or abuse
- Apply potential ways to follow up on noted indications of fraud, abuse and weaknesses in internal control
- Determine how management override of internal controls can lead to possible fraud
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Robert P. Bedwell, CPA
Bob is an Audit and Advisory Principal at Mallah Furman, with over 35 years of audit and accounting experience. Bob regularly assists clients with a full range of corporate audit and assurance services, including financial statement preparation, auditing, SEC reporting, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, due diligence, financing regulatory compliance, accounting system oversight, internal controls, IFRS conversions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance advisory, and the independent review of external data.
Bob has been a discussion leader on numerous topics for the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as for the firms for which he has worked, and has received high evaluations for his knowledge of topics and presentation skills.
Bob received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey, and has also earned a Masters in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Bob is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the International Association of Practicing Accountants (IAPC). He has previously served as chairman of the FICPA Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee.Back to Instructors