AICPA Forensic Q&A - Week 1

What does it mean when someone says they are Certified in Financial Forensics?
A CPA who is certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) has specialized knowledge and investigative skills to collect, analyze, and evaluate evidential matter and to interpret and communicate findings in the courtroom, boardroom or other legal/administrative venue and has met the CFF requirements established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
 
What are the CFF requirements established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants?
a) Be a CPA member in good standing of the AICPA b) Hold a valid and unrevoked CPA certificate issued by a legally constituted state authority c) Have at least five years of experience in practicing accounting d) Complete a CFF application and meet the 100-point requirement e) Sign a Declaration of Intent to comply with the requirements of CFF recertification
 
Where can I find a CFF application and learn more about the 100-point requirement?
Overview of Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential, Click Here.

 

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