This session will address basic accounting with a focus on detecting fraud and undisclosed conflicts of interest. Attendees will learn some simple and effective methods to “follow the money” and view compliance through the lens of financial forensics.
• Learn financial statement fundamentals including balance sheets, income statements and general ledgers
• Understand, disclose and mitigate the firm’s financial incentives and possible conflicts of interest
• Learn how to determine if a firm is experiencing financial difficulties which may require reporting or disclosure
• Identify possible red flags of financial fraud