A forensic accountant is a certified public accountant. They will be able to examine financial records and accounts that could then be useful as evidence. Often, they will work in areas where they can help to prove or disprove insurance claims and personal injury claims. They can work to help resolve business disputes, divorces, and fraud cases. In some instances, the accountant may be able to help with criminal cases as well. Accountants who work within this specialty can also testify in court as experts.
Interested in becoming a forensic accountant?
Try one of these courses
- Corporate Investigations (Investigative Auditing) Certificate
- ICB National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting
- ICB Diploma: Public Sector Accounting
- ICB National Diploma: Public Sector Accounting
Last updated: October 25th 2016