Forensic Accounting

March 21, 2017 | 57 Minutes

Ken Yormark, Managing Director, and Michael Sullivan, Senior Manager, are seasoned forensic accountants at Grant Thornton LLP who have made their careers out of analyzing financial and accounting information and identifying indicators of fraud. Between them, there aren’t many types of financial reporting and embezzlement schemes they haven’t analyzed. In this session, Ken and Mike will offer tips and tricks for reviewing financial reports through the eyes of a forensic accountant. The discussion will cover:

  • A brief discussion of financial statements and the flow of the financial information behind them.
  • Areas of the financial statements where companies can “manage” their earnings.
  • Discussion of financial trends to keep on your watch list.
  • Follow-up steps and questions to ask the company.