Forensic Accountant Resume Samples

HIGH QUALITY

The best examples from thousands of real-world resumes

EXPERT APPROVED

Handpicked by resume experts based on rigorous standards

DIVERSE EXAMPLES

Tailored for various backgrounds and experience levels

Forensic Accountants investigate white-collar crimes, such as when people steal money from their places of business or elected positions. Skills associated with this position and found on example resumes of Forensic Accountants include collaborating with corporate finance departments to determine potential areas of lost income, and creating financial models in order to calculate the maximum recovery allowed under the client's policy. In addition to holding a CPA designation, Forensic Accountants are required to show a bachelor's degree in accounting or another related field on their resumes.

Looking for job listings? Check out our Forensic Accountant Jobs page.

Want personalized resume advice? Get a FREE Resume Review

1

Forensic Accountant

Supervised a team of 5-20 contractors to provide litigation support; select engagements involved insurance fraud, alleged FCPA violation, and compliance with the US laws and regulations in the area of BSA/AML compliance and OFAC sanction.

  • Conducted due diligence works for a Fortune 100 Company interested in the acquisition of an Asian banking group, which included extended site visits in foreign locations.
  • Saved no less than $10,000 in overhead costs by functioning concurrently as a professional interpreter/translator during various engagements.
  • Reduced the claim by more than 50% in a complex damage analysis through detailed scrutiny of original evidences presented in Spanish.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
2

Senior Forensic Accountant

Responsible for coordinating and conducting audit assignments, reviewing the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental operations, the adequacy of internal controls, verifying compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements, and publishing findings for estate Audit Committee.

  • Introduced Enterprise Risk Management model to audit department in order to enhance efficiency of audit plans and risk assessments.
  • Reconciled over $5 million between various State Insurance Guaranty Association claims records and financial statements.
  • Designed and implemented audit system enhancements to reduce Claim File review time from 10 days to 3 days.
  • Created systemic sampling models for State Insurance Guaranty Association audits.
  • Identified over $1 million in erroneous charges to the estate.
  • Served as Project Leader for 15 offsite audit reviews.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
3

Staff Accountant/forensic Accountant/it Support

Claims audit and preparation on behalf of a Fortune 100 client for H.H.C. hospitals damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

  • Conducted detailed reviews to examine and evaluate the accuracy and adequacy of vendor invoices and documents to be processed (inclusive of management fees and mark-ups) and ensure that all support documents are compliant with the rules and regulations of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC), and/or City/State of New York of over 100M in invoices.
  • Analyzed and reported on financial activity and engagement progress to client management.
  • Supervised an engagement staff of five, performing critical reviews and evaluations of their work during all phases of the engagement.
  • Prepared multiple ad-hoc reports and schedules for use in the review, analysis, preparation, and submission of invoices for release of payment by HHC.
  • Prepared reports and schedules used in data analysis and performance metrics for use by management for the purpose of forecasting and planning.
  • Identification and resolution of complex claims processing issues resulting in discoveries totaling $1M of under-billed amounts.
  • Ensured compliance with GSA lodging and per diems rates.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
4

PROGRAM MANAGER - FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT PROGRAM

Selected to lead in the launch of the new FBI Forensic Accountant Program (FAP) within the Financial Crimes Section (FCS), leveraging extensive financial and operations experience to drive and monitor program success. Provide oversight and leadership to 500+ Forensic Accountants across the FBI, implementing professional career development initiatives, and briefing Senior Leaders regarding Program objectives and continual improvement.

  • Developed Forensic Accounting curriculum and executed six-week financial investigative training program for new Forensic Accountants at the FBI Academy. Successfully deployed five Academy training sessions, each comprised of 240 hours of investigative instruction.
  • Created professional accountability tracking system (Hiring, Technology, and Training) to measure FAP success. Developed technical specifications to capture financial investigative workforce metrics.
  • Developed hiring and promotion criteria to recruit, develop, and retain top-tier Forensic Accountants.
  • Designed real-time financial reporting and forecasting tools to ensure proper FCS budget execution.
  • Selected by Senior Leaders as a Subject Matter Expert supporting development of FBI Leadership Development Program; assisted in developing curriculum for aspiring leaders and mid-level supervisors.
  • Liaison to Special Agents and Forensic Accountants across all U.S. FBI field offices regarding the FAP.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
5

Forensic Accountant

Provided financial valuation services for practice areas such as insurance and reinsurance, legal, corporate, and public sectors on claims worth an excess of $28 million.

  • Utilized financial information and market environment to accurately value business income loss, product liability, product recall, and fidelity cases and help clients reach a settlement.
  • Produced reports and schedules that were presented to Supervisor, Manager, and Partners and provided detailed analysis to Insureds, Insurers, or other clients.
  • Supervised, mentored, and led a group of 2 interns and 2 temporal employees on several projects and tasks, reviewing all work before submitted to supervisors/manager.
  • Actively participated in business development by attending industry events, engaging in face to face visits to current and potential clients.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Forensic Accountant

Employed by an accounting firm specializing in the determination of economic damages resulting from business income losses

  • Communicated with clients to understand their business income losses and to request financial information specific to their losses
  • Analyzed and reviewed financial information provided by clients
  • Business income loss calculations completed based upon client information
  • Discussed with clients the results of the business income loss calculations
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Marketing
BS
Accounting
7

Forensic Accountant

Review and audit of financial statements and supporting documents pursuant to court orders or required business valuations.

  • Reviewed partnership, shareholder and operating agreements to determine methods for valuation of business interest upon death, buy-out, disability or retirement.
  • Assisted with preparation of business valuations for litigation, buy-sell agreements and gift tax purposes.
  • Provided litigation support documents for matrimonial proceedings, bankruptcies and corporate shareholder disputes, including analysis and report preparation.
  • Conducted audits to determine unreported income, personal use of company cash and other assets as assistant to Certified Fraud Examiner.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
8

Business Manager/ Forensic Accountant

Analyzed old account balances to find fraud and thief, gather information and correct accordingly.

  • Analyzed procedures and policies wrote procedures manual.
  • Implemented balancing procedures for accounting system, and checking outstanding issues.
  • Taught personnel correct procedure for accounting system use as well as overseeing staff.
  • Insured all contracts were valid and being adhered to as written.
  • Responsible for a small staff and all associated accounting functions, a/p, a/r, payroll and purchasing.
  • Created yearly budget, presented to the board for approval, and integrated into ERP system.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Accounting, Computers
Accounting, Computers
9

Forensic Accountant/auditor

Prepared economic damage quantification reports, for litigation, business interruption, and accident benefit files

  • Communicated with clients and insurance claimants to gather information to complete calculations
  • Audited and critiqued insurance claims and other expert reports
  • Researched demographic information, industry trends, and other economic statistics to assist in the calculation of losses
  • Provided IT support to the New York office
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Computer Science
10

Forensic Accountant

Performed trend analysis of tax returns and financials for year to year comparison for benchmarking purposes

  • Prepared reports for court order which evaluated and concluded the enhanced earning capacity of the client
  • Analysis of banking, investments, and credit card accounts in order to determine whether other accounts exist and to properly value the income and expenses of a business
  • Application of the discounted cash flow model in order to project income for high net worth clients
Candidate Info
83
years in
workforce
42
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting

Free Professional Resume Critique

We have partnered with TopResume to bring you a FREE resume critique service. Upload your resume and within 48 hours TopResume will email you a detailed analysis of what hiring managers and automated systems think of your resume – and how to improve it.

Browse
Upload Resume File