Need a Forensic Accountant? Here’s What to Look For

General Business

October 16, 2014
by Marc Courey, CPA, JD, LLM, CFE, CICA, CFF, CCEP

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Marc Courey Marc Courey, CPA, JD, LLM, CFE, CICA, CFF, CCEP
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The legal challenges of determining financial damages or wrongdoing are often delicate and complicated. Engaging a forensic accountant to provide litigation support or investigative accounting has become a prudent and valuable move toward successfully tackling those challenges.

But not every expert is suitable for every case, and being a competent accountant doesn’t translate into being an effective forensic accountant. Instead, a broader set of skills and specialized knowledge are required for the job. When selecting a forensic accountant, it’s important to examine these eight essential qualifications.

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