111 | In Person Training | Intermediate | Scheduled
Real-World Fraud Found in Governments and Not-for-Profits
Friday, September 20, 2019 8:30am - 4:00pm
What do you think of when you hear the word "fraud?" Are you concerned for your clients or your organization? Through a comprehensive learning approach using examples and informative case studies, you will learn about real-world government and nonprofit fraud, including cyber fraud, and your responsibilities when dealing with fraud. Since recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practice is not always easy, this course will highlight frauds headlining today's news and sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to help you identify behavior tendencies which may lead to fraudulent activity.
- Determine how interim fraudulent reporting may impact planned reliance on internal controls and any related audit procedures.
- Identify the auditor's responsibility with respect to fraud in a financial statement audit.
- Identify how personnel policies and procedures can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud or abuse.
- Apply potential ways to follow up on noted indications of fraud, abuse and weaknesses in internal control.
- Determine how management override of internal controls can lead to possible fraud.
- James Buckley (view bio)
Auditors and accounting and financial professionals of governmental and nonprofit entities
- Misappropriation of assets and benefits
- Cyber fraud
- Personnel fraud
- Grant expense allocations
- Management override
- Pledges and contributions
- Procurement cards
James Buckley, CPA, is an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Detroit, Mich. Buckley has more than 10 years progressive governmental accounting experience. Previously, he was the controller for the city of Port Huron, Mich., and a senior tax specialist and accountant. Buckley is also a member of a national task force to develop guidance and training for implementation of GASB 34 and 35 and a committee member of the Michigan Committee on Governmental Accounting and Auditing.