Explore BrainMass

What do you do as a forensic accountant?

Solution Preview

Forensic accountants really work in a broad scope. Being a forensic accountant offers many different opportunities. One of the fastest growing trends for forensic accountants is to work in law firms. During divorce proceedings, it is very common for a spouse to try and hide assets. If the assets are discovered, they become part of the divorce proceeding, and the other spouse may be entitled to half of the asset, if it was acquired during the time that the couple was married. Spouses oftentimes hide large amounts of cash, future retirement pensions, stocks, bonds, and other assets that the spouse may not be aware of, during the marriage. ...

Solution Summary

What do you do as a forensic accountant?

See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Changing role for forensic accountant

Prepare a paper focused on the ever-changing role of the forensic accountant. Things to consider: The influence of technology and the impact of more service-based industry. How has the forensic accounting adapted to the new requirements? Does this profession add value to a firm, or is this profession part of a dying breed? What are the skills and requirements of someone in this role? What does the future hold? 1000 words.5 sources. APA style .

View Full Posting Details