Fraud Prevention Strategies - A Forensic Accountant’s top 20 List
- Explore various strategies and controls that can help mitigate the risk of fraud and embezzlement
- Discuss how certain strategically placed controls can help mitigate fraud risk
- Provide examples of what happens when these controls are missing
Our presenter will be Julia Mast. Julia is a member of BKD’s Forensics & Valuation Services division and specializes in providing business valuation, forensic accounting, fraud investigation and litigation support services. She has 16 years of public accounting experience which includes a background in audit and tax services.
She has extensive experience in litigation support and forensic services including calculation of lost profit contract damages, marital dissolutions, public corruption, misappropriation of assets and fraudulent financial reporting in a variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, real estate, IT consulting, government, and not-for-profit.
Julia has testified as an expert witness in cases involving fraud, business damages, and breach of fiduciary duty, including a million-dollar embezzlement. She has assisted in a multimillion-dollar public corruption case and testified before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice relating to her assistance on a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/Anti-Bribery & Corruption investigation.
She is a CPA and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She participates in more than 40 hours of continuing professional education each year and has attended numerous business valuation, litigation service, damage and fraud courses offered by the AICPA and ACFE. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and holds an associate membership with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.
After seven years serving as city treasurer for Pleasant Valley, Missouri, Julia was elected to the City Council from 2008 - 2010. She remains active in her local community, is a member of the Young Leaders Society of the United Way of Greater Kansas City United Way, and sits on the triathlon committee for WIN for KC.
Julia frequently lectures at regional conferences and other business group meetings. Julia is a 1999 graduate of Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, with a B.S. degree in accounting.
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Place: Grand Street Cafe, 4740 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, 64112
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am
Cost: $30 for members / $45 for non-members
RSVP: Please register online at http://cafe.cfma.org/KansasCity/RecentCommunityEventsDashboard
Payment can also be made via check made out to KC CFMA to Austin Delimont at 700 West 47th Street, Suite 1100, KCMO 64112.
Learning Level: Basic
Advance Preparation: None
Instructional Delivery Method: Live Event
CPE Credit: Up to 1 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications field of Study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Registration or Cancellation: Please contact Austin Delimont at email@example.com with questions regarding registration or cancellation.
Refund: Requests for refunds must be received by October 16th, and will not be subject to a cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after October 16th.
To receive CPE, attend BKD’s entire presentation and sign the provided attendance sheet. A CPE certificate will be emailed within 15 business days. If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact BKD Learning & Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.