Forensic Accountant Resume Samples

As a Forensic Accountant, the professional is charged with the duty of investigating the financial discrepancies and inaccuracies such as fraudulent activity, and financial misrepresentation or misconduct and disputes. A well-written Forensic Accountant Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – reviewing financial documents to detect inaccuracies, analyzing financial data and tracking discrepancies, forecasting and preventing financial frauds, reporting on revenue losses and damages, investigating complex business cases, providing litigation support, and presenting findings, performing regular financial record audits to ensure compliance with the law, and ensuring all accounting procedures follow legislation.

To be successful in this role, the following skills are needed – keen investigative skills, knowledge of accounting procedures, a solid understanding of GAAP, a good understanding of forensic auditing procedures, strong investigative and analytical skills, the ability to handle confidential information, and familiarity with accounting software. One can get into the forensic accountancy field with a degree in accountancy or a related field.

Forensic Accountant Resume example

Forensic Accountant Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in the accounting or payroll industry where I will be able to use my strong accounting skills, bookkeeping skills, and my management background. I believe that specific areas will be most beneficial to the overall efficiency and profitability of your company, strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize.

Skills : Monthly Reporting, SAP.

Description :

    1. Provided forensic accounting and fraud investigative services that encompassed receiving and evaluating allegations.
    2. Coordinated with attorneys; conducting interviews.
    3. Gathered, organized, analyzed and evaluated evidence; and reported results.
    4. Provided forensic accounting and investigative services in civil litigation, which involved contract disputes, divorce litigation, wrongful termination, employee theft, financial background investigations, and creation of financial profiles.
    5. Provided accounting assistance in the preparation of legal proceedings, including the initial complaint, demands for production of records and subsequent filings, organizing records for discovery, deposition, hearings, and at trial.
    6. Analyzed financial records and provided tax services for a publicly-held corporation in the process of going through and emerging from federal bankruptcy.
    7. Assisted the United States Attorney's Office in the Middle District of Louisiana with judicial proceedings, including preparing and serving federal grand jury subpoenas, review of financial evidence received from grand jury proceedings, assistance during trial preparation, reviewing the testimony of witnesses regarding financial issues during the trial and testifying as an expert/summary witness on behalf of the government.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA In Accounting


Forensic Accountant Resume

Headline : As a Forensic Accountant, responsible for Compying and analysing facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique financial calculations, theories, claims, or conclusions, and also Assisting project managers in preparation of tables, exhibits and charts for the inclusion in draft reports.

Skills : MS Office, Financial Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for supporting Partners in the Litigation and Family Law Practices of the Firm.
    2. Assigned to various litigation and family law cases for local, nationwide and international clients.
    3. Collaborated with team members to prepare Financial Exhibits including but not limited to: Financial Affidavits, Standard of Living Analysis, Equitable Distribution and Tax Return Comparative Analysis.
    4. Prepared a myriad of tracing schedules including but not limited to: bank, credit card, investment, retirement and other asset accounts.
    5. Responsible for maintaining production control.
    6. Scanned and uploaded documents into the Electronic Discovery System (EDS).
    7. Communicated with all involved parties including the Client, Client's CPA, Counsel in addition to opposing Counsel to request and receive pertinent documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Accounting


Forensic Accountant Resume

Headline : As a Forensic Accountant, responsible for Compying and analysing facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique financial calculations, theories, claims, or conclusions, and also Assisting project managers in preparation of tables, exhibits and charts for the inclusion in draft reports.

Skills : MS Office, Financial Skills.

Description :

    1. Experienced with statistical sampling and/or advanced statistical training.
    2. Knowledged of the healthcare industry and medical coding concepts (CPT, ICD-9 / 10, DRGs) and/or experience analyzing health care claims data.
    3. Participated on special projects as required or requested and performs other duties as assigned. 
    4. Completed projects successfully within the parameters established and perform other duties as assigned and as required to maintain effective and efficient departmental, division, agency, and enterprise operations within established timeframes. 
    5. Provided backup coverage for others in the unit and team members using a rotational task schedule.
    6. Knowledged of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting maintenance of accounting records.
    7. Skilled in the use of automated accounting systems.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Master's In Accounting

          Forensic Accountant Resume

          Objective : Seeking a Forensic Accountant poistion with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Training Skills.

          Description :

            1. Quantified and supported damage calculations, assisting attorneys in determining the figure of claims.
            2. Prepared matrices and formulas to determine the reasonable value for settlement figures.
            3. Helped attorneys determine settlement figures for mediation by preparing the future/present value tables for economic losses.
            4. Assisted attorneys minimize the claimant's damages figure.
            5. Conducted analysis of medical insurance pricing and policy, determining uncovered costs in each case.
            6. Helped review and refute the testimony as well as prepare questions for deposition of potential witness.
            7. Quantified economic damages associated with property damage and business interruption insurance claims, as well as legal cases.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          Master Of Science

          Forensic Accountant Resume

          Summary : Dynamic Forensic Accountant Professional has more than 14 years of experience with the last 8 years contracting at the senior level - providing accurate and timely financial statements according to GAAP, IFRS, SEC, and SOX guidelines. Promotes a culture of profit growth with innovative methods such as risk management (ensuring financial success), procurement management, system conversions through mergers and acquisitions, $2M reduction in suspended billing, and process improvement implementations.

          Skills : Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service.

          Description :

            1. Developed and improved multiple Excel based templates, including historical spending analysis, equitable distribution, and financial affidavit.
            2. Gave seminars in basic and advanced Excel techniques within firm and for associated attorneys.
            3. Worked on active investigations for Federal client's criminal investigations.
            4. Performed complex analysis using criminal investigative tools and other client-owned databases in support of Federal Investigations and prosecutions.
            5. Utilized domestic and international databases for extensive research and analysis to correlate, summarize and present findings to the Case Agents and U.S. Attorneys involved in the cases.
            6. Performed Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance and/or financial fraud investigations for Federal clients.
            7. Developed ways in which to identify and combat the exploitation of the banking anti-money laundering regulations.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                10+ Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Senior
                                Education
                                Education
                                Masters In Accounting

                                Forensic Accountant Resume

                                Objective : Seeking a Forensic Accountant position where I can apply my account management skills. I am detail oriented, learn quickly, and take ownership of new responsibilities and thrive when challenged.

                                Skills : Microsoft, Excel.

                                Description :

                                  1. Prepared Production Binders of Financial Exhibits for Court, ensured accuracy of all exhibits in binders and prepared copies for Senior Partners, Opposing Counsel and Judge.
                                  2. Performed ad hoc research for Litigation cases.
                                  3. Investigated white-collar crimes for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, New Orleans, which involved gathering and analyzing intelligence and financial evidence.
                                  4. Conducted and documented witness interviews.
                                  5. Prepared and served federal grand jury subpoenas and document management.
                                  6. Investigated alleged improprieties for the Louisiana Legislative Auditor, Baton Rouge, at all levels of state and local government that involved collecting evidence to support or refute allegations involving employee theft, malfeasance in office, payroll fraud, conspiracy, forgery, and misappropriation of funds and financial background investigations.
                                  7. Provided targeted forensic accounting by assisting with assessments and reviews conducted by the Office of Inspector General to determine the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of government programs.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  BS In Finance

                                  Forensic Accountant Resume

                                  Summary : Over 16 years of experience in forensic accounting. In addition, I have obtained more than 800 hours of training in the areas of financial examination and criminal investigation and am currently pursuing my CFE certification.

                                  Skills : Training Skills, Developing Skills.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Reconstructed, reviewed and analyzed insured accounting records and financial statements for claim professionals relative to large property claim insurance claims involving time element and fidelity losses ranging.
                                    2. Collaborated with claim professionals, insureds, finance and outside accounting resources to quantify and evaluate damages or losses sustained.
                                    3. Counseled field-based property insurance claim professionals on unique issues involved in particular time element and fidelity insurance claims.
                                    4. Identified skill development needs of field-based property insurance claim professionals.
                                    5. Developed instructional tools to enhance the skills of property claim professionals in handling time element and fidelity insurance claims.
                                    6. Typed of covered losses which I have worked on include: personal injury, casinos, hotels, apartment housing, retail, oil and petroleum, healthcare, golf courses, technology, and steel, to name a few.
                                    7. Constructed projections of revenues and expenses, analyzed and projected production, analyzed saved business expenses and taxes, and calculated and 
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    10+ Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Senior
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    GED

                                    Forensic Accountant Resume

                                    Objective : Forensic Accountant Complex Problem Solving Budget Forecasting Expertise Effective Time Management Account Reconciliation Expert Excellent Managerial Skills Analytical Analysis Strong organizational skills Experience with Foreign Accounting and Tax Reporting.

                                    Skills : World-class Multi-tasker, Works Well In A Team Environment, Able To Complete Complex Tasks With Minimal Supervision, Excellent Communication And Follow-up , And A Wonderful Sense Of Humor.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Supported Implementation and Operations Management best practices.
                                      2. Led and supported tasks and portions of the project scope on engagements related but not limited to Operations & Maintenance, Helpdesk Operations, Software and Application Development and Maintenance, Financial Operations, and Project and Acquisition Management.
                                      3. Performed analysis and diagnosis of client issues.
                                      4. Demonstrated a foundational understanding of the client environment and overall project scope.
                                      5. Identified and solved problems using analysis, experience, and judgment.
                                      6. Independently performed tasks with some guidance to execute a portion of the project scope.
                                      7. Analyzed values of business interruption claims.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Junior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      Masters Of Business Administration

                                      Forensic Accountant Resume

                                      Objective : Responsible for Performing targeted analysis of data, under the guidance of Project Managers, from client ERP systems, and also Reviewing documents to identify items relevant to investigation.

                                      Skills : Investigating Skills, Documentation Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Developed and maintained electronic databases, spreadsheets and other files as dictated by project needs.
                                        2. Assisted in the analysis of financial statements, general ledgers, tax returns, and other financial documents to carry out the objectives of the stated project(s).
                                        3. Assisted in the preparation of expert witness reports by supporting analyses and opinions based on industry research, data analysis, and financial modeling.
                                        4. Performed detailed research and analysis, including the review of various dispute-related documents and accounting standards, then put the results into action (e.g., gather, review, and summarize literature and data from the public domain, specialized industry resources, or client, public and commercial databases).
                                        5. Analyzed historical and projected financial information and develop financial and damage models.
                                        6. Demonstrated creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods, and computer models to develop solutions.
                                        7. Organized and maintained case documents and folders, create electronic libraries for documents, and retrieve documents as necessary.
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          2-5 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          MS

                                                          Forensic Accountant Resume

                                                          Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Forensic Accountant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                                                          Skills : Accounting Skills, Analyzing Skills.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Audited own work product and work product of others to assure quality.
                                                            2. Participated in a team environment and work hard to meet client deadlines and quality expectations.
                                                            3. Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
                                                            4. Participated in group practice meetings and travel as needed.
                                                            5. Analyzed financial data using various investigative techniques such as data mining, financial ratios and statistics to identify and investigate .
                                                            6. Applied fraud investigation to trace funds via various financial institutions and obtain evidence to locate assets.
                                                            7. Provided litigation support that required data analytics and interviewing witnesses to investigate suspicious financial activities.
                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                        Experience
                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                        Level
                                                                        Executive
                                                                        Education
                                                                        Education
                                                                        MS