Embezzlement: Who? When? Why?

Fraud TriangleThe “Fraud Triangle” is a term that is commonly used by anti-fraud professionals to highlight the three circumstances which exist in most fraud occurrences. Those facets are: financial pressure, opportunity, and rationalization. The idea is that if a person, 1) experiences pressure to need or want more cash, 2) feels he has the opportunity to steal and not get caught, and 3) rationalizes that it’s okay to do the stealing, then there’s a good chance he’ll do it. (more…)

December 18th, 2015|All Categories, CFO/Controllership, Forensic Accounting|0 Comments

Six Ways Accountants Can Help Improve Profits

Business turnaroundVery few businesses achieve the higher levels of profitability and bottom-line results that are available to them on an ongoing basis. A good accountant, whether an internal financial manager, or external accounting advisor, has at their disposal a myriad of ways to positively affect the net income of the entities they serve. In this post, I want to highlight six fundamental steps that accountants can take that will help enhance enterprise profits and cash flow. Here they are: (more…)

December 3rd, 2015|All Categories, CFO/Controllership, Troubled-Businesses|0 Comments

Need a Speaker For Your Organization or Group?

Our owner and principal consultant, Jeff Moore, is available to speak or lead roundtable discussions on a variety of managerial and forensic accounting topics for your company or group. Here’s a representative listing of topics:

  • Ten Red Flags of a Troubled Business
  • 13-Week Cash Flow Forecast – How and When to Use
  • When Should You Retain a Forensic Accountant?
  • Detecting Errors and Irregularities in Company Financial Statements
  • Ten Key Internal Controls for Small and Mid-Sized Companies
  • What to Do (and Not Do!) When You Suspect Embezzlement
  • Dealing With the Family Business in Divorce
  • Fraud Prevention: Ten Tips for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
  • Is it Time to Outsource My Organization’s Bookkeeping/Accounting Functions?
  • Ten Mistakes Businesses Make With Their QuickBooks Accounting System

Use the below contact form to let us know of your interest in having Jeff speak or lead a discussion for your group or organization. Be as specific as possible with your needs with respect to group size, date range, and the topic in which you’re interested. Thank you.