Forensic Accounting: Fraud Investigations - Virtual Experience

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  • Date/Time
    • Oct 8, 2024
    • Sign In: 8:30am (MT)
    • Program: 9:00am - 4:30pm (MT)
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  • Location
    • Your Computer
      Your Space
      ISCPA / WASCPA Webinar, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Accounting (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • None

  • Vendor
    • AICPA
  • Level
    • Basic
  • Fields of Study
    • Accounting
  • Message
    • Virtual Experience


Forensic accounting has been a rapidly growing part of the accounting profession for some time. The rapid expansion of technology, growth in various sectors of business and industry, and the rise and increase in complexity of white-collar crimes contribute to this growth. A diverse range of clients as well as cases involving all types of fraud make this an attractive profession, and one that is always in high demand. This course is designed to elevate your expertise and skills, regardless of whether you come from an audit background, work in the public sector, or are aspiring to become a forensic accountant. This comprehensive course will equip you with the fundamental knowledge needed to identify, investigate, and effectively communicate your findings. As an added resource, you will receive a copy of the AICPA's Forensic & Litigation Service's Forensic Accounting — Fraud Investigationspractice aid, serving as valuable guidance for future reference.

Designed For

Individuals looking to expand their knowledge of forensic accounting


When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline the scope of services within a fraud investigation.
  • Determine engagement scope and acceptance considerations.
  • Apply appropriate investigative techniques to an investigation.
  • Summarize and communicate findings from a fraud investigation.


  • Evidence in the investigative process,
  • Tools used in forensic investigations,
  • Conducting interviews,
  • Forensic accounting reports,
  • Expert witness testimony

Advanced Prep

  • Manual will be available to download in the meeting room
  • Test your computer/device for compatibility with virtual meeting space well in advance of your webinar
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    Anne Marchetti

    Anne M. Marchetti, has 25 of years of finance and accounting experience in both private industry and public accounting. She is a Sarbanes-Oxley subject matter expert focused on the design, implementation, analysis and optimization of internal control systems and corporate governance and risk management programs. As a thought leader in this area, she developed a compliance methodology in conjunction with a delivery framework and has spoken at numerous conferences as well as published several articles on this particular subject. Ms. Marchetti has worked globally with both public and private entities in most industries as well as organizations of all sizes. She regularly interacts with Big Four, middle market and local external audit firms as a liason on behalf of these organizations.

    Ms. Marchetti served as the Global Service Line Director - Governance and Risk Management Practice at Parson Consulting. As the Practice Director she worked with numerous clients on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives and frequently collaborated as well as presented to Board's of Directors in regard to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management. Ms. Marchetti leverages this experience with a unique blend of technical skills which include management of ERP software implementations from a technology, process and accounting perspective. She has designed training programs for Board of Directors and Audit Committees as well as end users and consultants on various business software applications, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, ERM in addition to IFRS and has conducted over 200 formal training seminars.

    Anne is a member of the AICPA faculty and regularly provides instruction on the following:

    • International Financial Reporting Standards
    • International versus U.S. Accounting
    • Current Issues and Critical Ethical Judgements
    • Internal Control Design & Documentation
    • Management Assessment of Internal Control
    • Auditor's Risk Assessment Process: Tackling the New Risk Assessment SAS's
    • Identifying and Communicating Internal Control Deficiencies Under SAS 115
    • Internal Control Deficiencies: Assessment and Reporting Under SAS 115

    Ms. Marchetti served as an assistant controller for a manufacturing company and held positions in public accounting as well as provided expertise in consolidation and financial reporting with Hyperion Solutions.

    Anne currently operates Account-Ability Consulting and provides advisory and consulting services in the areas of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls optimization, corporate governance, enterprise risk management, IFRS, financial system implementation and training/education.

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