The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka has organized a 2-day workshop titled ‘Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection using IT and CAATs’ on January 12-13 at ICASL Members’ Lounge.
The programme will encompass various IT applications and CAATs on forensic accounting and how they can be used to detect fraud, measure resultant damage and as an investigation and reporting tool.
Fraud and forensic accounting - elements and concepts; noel and research based methods for investigations; AV films and other tools for fraud investigations; spotting red flags and conducting investigations; using Excel and Microsoft Access as CAATs for investigations; interviewing techniques and field Investigations are topics that will be covered at the two day workshop.
The Institute has invited three Indian experts - Chetan D. Dalal, P. Selvamoorthy and T. V. Balasubramanian to share their knowhow and insights at the workshop. Mr. Dalal, is a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Certified Fraud Examiner attached to Association of Fraud Examiners, USA.
He is also a Certified Internal Auditor and is certified as an Information and Systems Auditor by Information Systems Audit and Control Association, USA.
Mr Selvamoorthy, practicing as a Chartered Accountant since 1987 has gained general audit experience for more than 23 years. His experience in the field of systems audit spans for over 10 years. He is a Certified Information and Systems Auditor (CISA) attached to Information and Systems Audit Control Association.
Mr. Balasubramanian is member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, India and has presented papers at numerous seminars for professional accountants. He is a visiting associate lecturer in ICAI and a certified fraud examiner.