A Forensic Accountants are hired by public accounting firms forensic accounting divisions, by consulting firms specializing in risk consulting and forensic accounting services, or by lawyers, law enforcement agencies, insurance companies, government organizations. They look for any signs of fraud within the company.
The working conditions for a Forensic Accountant is mostly behind a desk. They usually go over documents, bank statements, etc. They usually work 40 hour weeks, but some work longer due to the cases they have been assigned to.
Personal Characteristics for a Forensic Accountant
- Interpersonal Communication
- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Attention to detail
Universities that offer Forensic Accounting Careers
- Beal College- Bangor, Me
- Jamestown Community College- Jamestown, NY
- Long Island University- Brooklyn, NY
- Mississippi College- Clinton, MS
Earnings & Job Outlook
- 60,000- 150,000
- two to three weeks paid time off
Day in the Life of a Forensic Accountant