Published on June 24, 2015
Assignment 3: Forensic Accounting in Practice Due Week 6 and worth 160 points Using the WileyPlus resources, go to the “Forensic Accountants: Fraud Busters” example. Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you: 1. Determine the most important five (5) skills that a forensic accountant needs to possess and evaluate the need for each skill. Be sure to include discussion regarding the relationship between the skill and its application to business operations. 2. Describe the role of a forensic accountant within a courtroom environment. 3. Analyze the legal responsibility a forensic accountant has while providing service to a business. 4. Research two (2) cases where forensics accountants have provided vital evidence in a case. Summarize the cases and the importance of the forensic accountants’ role during each case. 5. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: • Analyze the components of the basic financial statements, and conduct trend and ratio analysis to assess a firm’s financial performance. • Use technology and information resources to research issues in contemporary business. • Write clearly and concisely about contemporary business using proper writing mechanics.