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Forensic Accounting

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About

Discover the most efficient way to scrutinize financial statements and identify high-risk areas for further analysis.

Completion time

45 Minutes

Level

Completion Certificate

About

Discover the most efficient way to scrutinize financial statements and identify high-risk areas for further analysis.

Completion time

45 Minutes

Level

Completion Certificate

Module

Video Minutes

Excel Exercises

Forensic Accounting

45

4

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Video minutes45

Excel Exercises4

  • What is forensic accounting?
  • Non-GAAP metrics
  • Measuring earnings quality
  • Cash flow quality

Authored by a Former Director at Barclays Equity Research

Meet Deborah Taylor, the voice of Forensic Accounting

This course is written and delivered by Deborah Taylor, a former practitioner with 10 years of experience in forensic analysis. Deborah is a qualified chartered accountant and worked as a director at Barclays Equity Research, specializing in accounting and valuation research for 7 years before joining Financial Edge. She also co-authored the book ‘Financial Statement Analysis under IFRS’, published in 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions

What tech do I need?

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Access your course across desktop, laptop, tablet or phone; either via our web portal or the dedicated mobile app. While we have optimized our video quality and size, we recommend a broadband connection to enable uninterrupted video playback. A PDF reader and spreadsheet application are required to open the supporting resources.

Is it right for me?

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The forensic accounting course is perfect for anyone looking to break into investment banking, private equity, credit analysis, or investment research, and has a basic grounding in accounting and financial analysis. Enhance your analytical skills by mastering the tools needed to critically appraise company financial statements.

Are Financial Edge's courses credible?

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The 4 leading investment banks, as rated by the FT, hire us to train their incoming analysts. If you are looking to join the best analysts in the world, why not challenge yourself with the same content and certification with the same Wall Street instructors ready to answer your questions.

Will this course help me get a job in finance?

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Absolutely. Develop practical skills you can use to impress at interviews, whether you’re looking to break into banking or corporate finance roles in other industries.

How long do I have to complete the courses?

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We are delighted to announce that we offer lifetime access on all online courses! Fit studying around your schedule. Learn at your own pace with on-demand video, practical examples to download and expert instructor support.

Are there any hidden costs?

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No. Everything you need to earn your completion certificate is included, from instructor-led videos and Excel exercises to the exam.

How do I join Financial Edge's alumni?

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Join our world-class alumni on LinkedIn by upgrading your completition certificate to any one of our micro-degree’s. To unlock all alumni benefits, you will need to verify you have successfully passed all courses within the online program.

What is CPD?

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All Financial Edge online courses are CPD accredited. CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and makes demonstrating your commitment to learning easy. Your institution or accrediting body may track CDP points through activities, units or hours. Check with the relevant party to find out how you should be monitoring your progress.

Take the Next Step, Earn a Recognized Skills Certificate

Demonstrate to top employers you have the practical skills needed to excel in finance.

The forensic accounting course will teach you the essential skills needed to approach critical financial analysis.

Go one step further, challenge yourself to earn The Accountant skills certificate.

Want to Join Our Prestigious Alumni?

JOIN THE BEST

By completing any one of our micro-degree’s, you will be able to join our prestigious alumni on LinkedIn alongside hires at the top 4 investment banks. After becoming a member of this elite community, you can unlock exclusive benefits such as course discounts and more.

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