Monday, June 18 | 10:15-11:30 AM
Recommended Prerequisite: Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Excel and experience in fraud cases
Field of Study: Auditing
According to the ACFE's Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, proactive data monitoring and analysis is among the most effective anti-fraud controls, but data analytic software can sometimes be costly. Microsoft Excel is one of the most powerful data analysis tools available and it can do much of the analysis necessary to perform professional engagements at a lower cost than other more expensive data analysis programs. In this session, you will discover some of the most powerful tools in Excel, and learn about an inexpensive add-on that can take your data analysis and final deliverables to the next level.
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CEO/Owner, Acuity Forensics
Tiffany Couch, CFE, CPA/CFF, is principal at Acuity Forensics, a Pacific Northwest forensic accounting firm with a national presence. She has more than 21 years of experience in the field of accounting with the last 14 years focused completely on forensic accounting-related engagements. Her expertise is in matters involving fraud investigation, forensic accounting, contract and regulatory compliance, internal control risk assessment, and complex litigation.
She has provided expertise as a source to The New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Financier Worldwide Magazine and First Business News. She’s also a regular contributor to Fraud Magazine and the Vancouver Business Journal, and has been interviewed for CNBC, KING 5-TV in Seattle, iHeartRadio and KGW-TV in Portland, and News Talk in Alberta, Canada. Couch is the recipient of the 2014 James R. Baker Speaker of the Year, presented by the ACFE to honor an individual who has demonstrated the true spirit of leadership in communication, presentation and quality instruction. She serves as a faculty member for the ACFE and recently completed a two-year term as Vice-Chair and Chair of the ACFE’s Board of Regents.
Couch is the author of The Thief in Your Company, available at Amazon and the ACFE bookstore.
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