Fraud Auditing Using CAATT: A Manual for Auditors and Forensic Accountants to Detect Organizational Fraud, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Fraud Auditing Using CAATT

A Manual for Auditors and Forensic Accountants to Detect Organizational Fraud, 1st Edition

By Shaun Aghili

Auerbach Publications

224 pages | 40 B/W Illus.

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This book discusses various common occupational and organizational fraud schemes, based on the Association of Certified Fraud

Examiners (ACFE) fraud tree and assist fraud examiners and auditors in correctly choosing the appropriate audit tests to uncover such various fraud schemes. The book also includes information about audit test red flags to watch out for, a list of recommended controls to help prevent future fraud related incidents, as well as step-by-step demonstrations of a number of common audit tests using IDEA® as a CAATT tool.

Table of Contents

1. A Brief Overview of Fraud.

2. Asset Misappropriation: A Helicopter View.

3. Asset Misappropriation: Cash and Inventory.

4. Asset Misappropriation: Fraudulent Disbursements.

5. Financial Statement Fraud.

6. Corruption and Conflicts of Interest.

7. CAATTs: Features and Benefits.

8. Performing Audit Tests with IDEA®.

About the Author


A Management Associate professor and a veteran of the financial services industry, Dr.

Aghili's academic research and professional interests revolve around internal audit, fraud

prevention, and information systems assurance issues and considerations, especially

within the financial services sector.

Shaun Aghili's academic achievements include a doctorate degree in business

administration (DBA), and the completion of a post-doctorate executive leadership

training program through Cornell University.

Dr. Aghili also maintains a total of ten professional designations in internal and

information systems auditing, management accounting, fraud examination, and

information systems security management. On a global scale, Dr. Aghili is among the

very few academic members of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) to hold five internal

auditing designations.

About the Series

Internal Audit and IT Audit

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW / Forensic Science