Forensic accounting, forensic accountancy or financial forensics is the specialty practice within accounting that may uncover an engagement that result from actual or anticipated disputes or litigation. "Forensic" means "suitable for use in a court of law", and it is to that standard and potential outcome that forensic accountants conduct their investigation. Forensic accountants, also referred to as forensic auditors or investigative auditors, often give expert evidence at the eventual trial. Our leadership team has vast experience as expert witnesses.
The forensic auditing process includes a very in depth analysis of all financial and accounting transactions to uncover any questionable acts and actions. This process also includes the reverse engineering of complicated financial transactions.
Our team uses specialized investigative skills in carrying out an inquiry, and our audits are conducted in such a manner that the outcome will have direct application to a court of law. This process has historically been utilized for court proceedings; however this level of analysis is helpful in the initial investigative process in uncovering complicated acts of fraud and tracking the flow of funds.