Fraud Auditing Books

To say that Leonard W. Vona has “written the book” on fraud auditing would be entirely accurate. He has several best-selling books about fraud auditing published by Wiley and is the industry “go to” person for all things related to fraud auditing.

Whether you’ve attended his fraud audit training courses already or are looking to learn more about fraud auditing, owning your own copy of these best-selling fraud auditing books will help you develop stronger fraud audit plans for your company and your clients.

Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program

Fraud Risk Assessment BookToday’s professional standards are requiring corporations, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firms, and internal auditors to provide assurance and opinions regarding fraud risk management with Sarbanes-Oxley, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) regulators, and the professional standards of auditing requiring auditors to give greater consideration to incorporating fraud detection into their audit plan. But auditors today are unfortunately ill-equipped and at a crossroads on how to incorporate fraud detection into their audit plan.

Providing a comprehensive framework for building an effective fraud model, Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program presents a readable overview for developing fraud audit procedures and building controls that successfully minimize fraud.

An invaluable reference for auditors, fraud examiners, investigators, CFOs, controllers, corporate attorneys, and accounts, Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program helps business leaders respond to the risk of asset misappropriation fraud and to uncover fraud in core business systems. Renowned financial investigator Leonard W. Vona shows readers how to build a fraud model using a fraud risk assessment strategy that requires consideration of the fraud schemes, fraud concealment strategy, opportunity points, and fraud motivation unique to their organization.

Including important information on methods of responding to the risk of fraud and data mining for fraud schemes, Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program also provides audit procedures and thoroughly examines topics including:

  • Fraud theory
  • Fraud audit
  • Fraud penetration risk assessment
  • Fraud in expenditure
  • Contract fraud
  • Bribery
  • Travel expense fraud
  • Payroll fraud
  • Revenue fraud
  • Fraud control theory
  • Fraud investigation for the auditor

Locating fraud in today’s business system is not an option but a requirement. Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program helps professionals to focus on using assertive fraud risk assessment to build audit programs that respond to the risk of asset misappropriation fraud.

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Fraud Data Analytics Methodology: The Fraud Scenario Approach to Uncovering Fraud in Core Business Systems

Fraud Data Analytics BookPublished January 2017, Fraud Data Analytics Methodology: The Fraud Scenario Approach to Uncovering Fraud in Core Business Systems addresses the need for clear, reliable fraud detection with a solid framework for a robust data analytic plan. By combining fraud risk assessment and fraud data analytics, you'll be able to better identify and respond to the risk of fraud in your audits. Proven techniques help you identify signs of fraud hidden deep within company databases, and strategic guidance demonstrates how to build data interrogation search routines into your fraud risk assessment to locate red flags and fraudulent transactions. These methodologies require no advanced software skills, and are easily implemented and integrated into any existing audit program. Professional standards now require all audits to include data analytics, and this informative guide shows you how to leverage this critical tool for recognizing fraud in today's core business systems.

Fraud cannot be detected through audit unless the sample contains a fraudulent transaction. This book explores methodologies that allow you to locate transactions that should undergo audit testing, including:

  • Locate hidden signs of fraud
  • Build a holistic fraud data analytic plan
  • Identify red flags that lead to fraudulent transactions
  • Build efficient data interrogation into your audit plan

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The Fraud Audit: Responding to the Risk of Fraud in Core Business Systems

The Fraud Audit BookThe Fraud Audit: Responding to the Risk of Fraud in Core Business Systems is essential guidance for the creation of an effective fraud audit program in core business systems.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has reported that U.S. businesses lose up to $4 billion annually due to fraud and abuse. Discover fraud within your business before yours becomes another business fraud statistic. The Fraud Audit provides a proven fraud methodology that allows auditors to discover fraud versus investigating it. This book:

  • Explains how to create a fraud audit program
  • Shows auditors how to locate fraud through the use of data mining
  • Focuses on a proven methodology that has actually detected fraudulent transactions

Take a look inside for essential guidance for fraud discovery within specific corporate fraud and audit functions, such as disbursement, procurement, payroll, revenue misstatement, inventory, journal entries, and management override.

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