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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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.
In this regard, it is important for a forensic accountant to appreciate that the fraudster is just as smart as the investigator.
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.
Using a small-town CPA office as a cover, he makes his living as a forensic accountant for dangerous criminal organizations.
THE state agency charged with hunting down fraudsters and big-time taxdodgers does not have a single forensic accountant available.
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.
In 2009, the bureau established the Forensic Accountant Program (FAP) and instituted the Forensic Accountant Unit (FAU) as part of an effort to recruit and retain top-tier accounting professionals to conduct the financial piece of complex investigations.
An attorney, or team of attorneys, who the forensic accountant selves as a consulting expert and testifying expert; or
He is a certified public accountant, an accredited business valuation specialist and a certified financial forensic accountant with more than 20 years of experience.
After a divorce settlement, Mr Thursfield's ex-wife Linda hired a forensic accountant to track down her ex-husband's alleged wealth to a Swiss bank account.
The adjuster then engaged a forensic accountant to assist in the valuation of the policyholder's BI loss claim, informing the accountant that the Period of Restoration1 was two months.
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