Detecting Accounting Fraud Before It's Too Late

  • John Wiley & Sons P&T
  • 2019
  • 0
  • English
  • 1
  • 9781119566878

Detect accounting fraud before it’s too late

Accounting fraud is the deliberate manipulation of accounting records in order to make a company's financial performance seem better or worse than it actually is. Accounting scandals often have catastrophic consequences for shareholders and employees. Thus, analysts and auditors must be equipped to detect accounting fraud.

This book is a comprehensive guide to detecting accounting fraud for auditors investigating accounting fraud and analysts/managers seeking to prevent it. A wide variety of warning signs are described, as are several techniques for detecting and addressing fraud.

  • Understand the motivations and warning signs behind accounting fraud
  • Get to know how accounting fraud is done and how to detect it
  • Avoid the losses that often come from accounting fraud
  • Benefit from case studies throughout to that help illustrate the author's points

It’s unfortunate that managers, auditors, and analysts must be wary of accounting fraud--but this book equips you with the know-how to detect it before it’s too late.