forensic accountant


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forensic accountant

n
1. (Professions) an accountant who specializes in applying accountancy skills to the purposes of the law
2. (Law) an accountant who specializes in applying accountancy skills to the purposes of the law
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The team are currently looking into issues surrounding the illegality of the search warrants, are collating arguments as to applications to dismiss, and are also considering instructing a forensic accountant to analyse the mass of financial evidence from HMRC in order to challenge the calculations as to value.
He has nearly two decades of experience as a public accountant, regulator, expert witness and forensic accountant. He is a certified public accountant and certified fraud examiner.
These skills often fall outside the classic definition of accounting skills, and the forensic accountant must know how to gather and preserve this evidence while performing the forensic engagement, as well as use the appropriate expert in areas where he or she does not have the required skill set.
The space, at Clippers Quay, has already attracted an architect, forensic accountant and a property fund executive, with others keen to sign up.
The recruiter asked me if I would be interested in interviewing for a job as a forensic accountant. I had previously heard the term, but did not know, or have any interest in knowing, what the job entailed.
This additional legal knowledge allows a forensic accountant to understand the concepts of civil liability, criminal liability as well as investigation and court procedures.
In most cases, the forensic accountant doesn't testify as to whether one side or the other is liable; essentially, the facts have to speak for themselves.
However, according to a recent statement by Abraaj a thorough review by a forensic accountant into the private equity fund did not find any abnormalities.
A forensic accountant will work with the adjuster and insured to present an independent and accurate review of the loss, evaluating the claim, assessing relevant business factors and helping set the direction for the final resolution.
Kuniansky said he may need the help of a forensic accountant and paralegal.
Using a small-town CPA office as a cover, he makes his living as a forensic accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. 
But while people such as Clarke and Hayes are comparative small fry, the determination and professionalism of the forensic accountant can result in some very big fish being nailed.
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