Self-Study Course Details
This course uses cases of three recent accounting frauds to demonstrate the importance of internal controls, management oversight by the board of directors and an organizational emphasis on ethics in the prevention of fraud. It also examines the CPAauditor’s responsibility for internal controls and the prevention and detection of fraud as part of its work. The case studies utilized relate to Koss Corporation, Fair Finance Company and Diamond Foods.
- Recognize the auditor responsibility for internal controls and fraud detection as part of its audit
- Associate fraud with inadequate internal controls
- Recognize the importance of independent board of director and audit committee oversight in the prevention of fraud
Joe is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs and is also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC, a provider of self-study courses for CPAs. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in Accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young and, subsequent to that, has served as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Treasury and Tax, Controller and Manager of Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis for several different companies. Joe, along with his wife Patricia McCarthy, have published articles in Missouri and Texas CPA Society publications titled “Incorporating Excel Arrays into Your Audit Plan”.
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