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Using Analytics to Detect Possible Fraud : Tools and Techniques

By: Mantone, Pamela S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Wiley Corporate F&A: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (360 p.).ISBN: 9781118715956.Subject(s): Corporations -- Corrupt practices | Forensic accounting | Fraud investigation | Misleading financial statementsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Using Analytics to Detect Possible Fraud : Tools and TechniquesDDC classification: 658.473 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Using Analytics to Detect Possible Fraud: Tools and Techniques; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Overview of the Companies; The Four Companies; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Chapter 2: The "Norm" and the "Forensic" Preliminary Analytics: Basics Everyone Should Know; Liquidity Ratios; Working Capital; Working Capital Index; Working Capital Turnover; Current Ratio; Case Studies: Liquidity Ratios; Profitability Ratios; Gross Profit; Gross Profit Margin; Stock Sales; Return on Equity; Case Studies: Profitability Ratios; Company 1; Horizontal Analysis
Company 1Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Vertical Analysis; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Chapter 3: The Importance of Cash Flows and Cash Flow Statements; Cash Flows and Net Income; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Other Cash Flow Techniques; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Chapter 4: The Beneish M-Score Model; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Indices of the Primary Government; Indices of the Governmental Funds; Company 4; Summary; Notes; Chapter 5: The Accruals; Dechow-Dichev Accrual Quality; The Four Companies: Dechow-Dichev Model
Sloan's AccrualsThe Four Companies: Sloan's Model; Jones Nondiscretionary Accruals; The Four Companies: Jones Model; Summary; Notes; Chapter 6: Analysis Techniques Using Historical Financial Statements and Other Company Information; The Piotroski F-Score Model; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Lev-Thiagarajan's 12 Signals; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Notes; Chapter 7: Benford's Law, and Yes-Even Statistics; Benford's Law; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Simple Statistics; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Note
Chapter 8: Grading the Four CompaniesCompany 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Bibliography; About the Author; Index
Summary: Detailed tools and techniques for developing efficiency and effectiveness in forensic accounting Using Analytics to Detect Possible Fraud: Tools and Techniques is a practical overview of the first stage of forensic accounting, providing a common source of analytical techniques used for both efficiency and effectiveness in forensic accounting investigations. The book is written clearly so that those who do not have advanced mathematical skills will be able to understand the analytical tests and use the tests in a forensic accounting setting. It alsoincludes case studies and visu
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Using Analytics to Detect Possible Fraud: Tools and Techniques; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Overview of the Companies; The Four Companies; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Chapter 2: The "Norm" and the "Forensic" Preliminary Analytics: Basics Everyone Should Know; Liquidity Ratios; Working Capital; Working Capital Index; Working Capital Turnover; Current Ratio; Case Studies: Liquidity Ratios; Profitability Ratios; Gross Profit; Gross Profit Margin; Stock Sales; Return on Equity; Case Studies: Profitability Ratios; Company 1; Horizontal Analysis

Company 1Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Vertical Analysis; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Chapter 3: The Importance of Cash Flows and Cash Flow Statements; Cash Flows and Net Income; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Other Cash Flow Techniques; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Chapter 4: The Beneish M-Score Model; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Indices of the Primary Government; Indices of the Governmental Funds; Company 4; Summary; Notes; Chapter 5: The Accruals; Dechow-Dichev Accrual Quality; The Four Companies: Dechow-Dichev Model

Sloan's AccrualsThe Four Companies: Sloan's Model; Jones Nondiscretionary Accruals; The Four Companies: Jones Model; Summary; Notes; Chapter 6: Analysis Techniques Using Historical Financial Statements and Other Company Information; The Piotroski F-Score Model; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Lev-Thiagarajan's 12 Signals; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Notes; Chapter 7: Benford's Law, and Yes-Even Statistics; Benford's Law; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Simple Statistics; Company 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Note

Chapter 8: Grading the Four CompaniesCompany 1; Company 2; Company 3; Company 4; Summary; Bibliography; About the Author; Index

Detailed tools and techniques for developing efficiency and effectiveness in forensic accounting Using Analytics to Detect Possible Fraud: Tools and Techniques is a practical overview of the first stage of forensic accounting, providing a common source of analytical techniques used for both efficiency and effectiveness in forensic accounting investigations. The book is written clearly so that those who do not have advanced mathematical skills will be able to understand the analytical tests and use the tests in a forensic accounting setting. It alsoincludes case studies and visu

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<p> PAMELA S. MANTONE, CPA, CFF, CITP, CGMA, CFE, FCPA, is a Senior Assurance Manager at Joseph Decosimo & Company, PLLC, practicing in the areas of audit and attestation with a focus on forensic accounting, fraud examination and audits of financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, publicly traded companies and governments. She provides forensic accounting services, with an emphasis on embezzlement and fraudulent financial information for multiple organizations, as well as consulting services regarding the implementation of fraud prevention and fraud protection internal control systems.</p>

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