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Forensic accounting investigations

Forensic accounting investigationsYou’ve just been alerted to a serious matter or dispute that has a financial element. The stakes, either financially or reputational, are high. No matter what the case may be, you need a team of forensic accountants that you know will get to the bottom of this – and fast. You also need someone who is skilled in presenting evidence.

Forensic accountants deal with sensitive matters involving complex financial matters, deception, incomplete records, enforcement agencies, lawyers, and the legal system on a daily basis. The skill set, contacts and tools necessary to successfully prepare and audit financial statements and provide accounting advice to businesses is vastly different to that required to successfully complete forensic accounting investigations.

Experience Counts

Deloitte’s forensic team is regularly engaged by private and public sector organisations including Police, regulators and enforcement agencies. Deloitte’s forensic team has completed hundreds of forensic accounting investigations including:

We can help you:
  • By completing the entire forensic accounting investigation or by sharing our specialist resources (forensic technology, visualisation, data analytics and forensic accounting) to complement the resources on your investigation team;
  • Liaise with other relevant parties including lawyers, Police or other enforcement agencies;
  • Present complex financial evidence in a way that is understandable to lay people;
  • Assist in mediation;
  • Present evidence in Court.

Dig deeper

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    Forensic Focus - November 2011
  • Expense claim frauds
    Forensic Focus - January 2011

Talk to one of the team

  • Talk to the Forensics team
    Please contact our specialists to discuss your forensics needs.
  • Barry Jordan
    National Leader - Recovery and Forensics Partner
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    Jason Weir
    Associate Director - Auckland
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    Lorinda Kelly
    Associate Director - Wellington
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