James King, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CFE, and Patrice Sebastian, MBA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CFE, of regional accounting firm WebsterRogers' Columbia, South Carolina office, recently have been awarded the certified in financial forensics (CFF) credential by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
The CFF credential, established in 2008 by the AICPA, is granted to qualified CPAs with considerable professional experience in financial forensics.
King and Sebastian met the requirements to earn the CFF credential, which include demonstrating significant business experience in the area of financial forensics, as well as completing a minimum of 75 hours of life-long learning and education activities in the area of financial forensics. The CFF credential is granted exclusively to CPAs who are members in good standing of the AICPA, which binds them to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
CPAs who have earned the CFF credential must be recertified every three years to maintain their credential.