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Entry-level jobs in Accounting are available for all applicants with degrees in all disciplines, although the vast majority of candidates possess degrees in Accounting, Business, Management, or Mathematics.
It is possible to work in this field without a college or university degree, but the competition is often quite intense and candidates with a degree are frequently chosen.
Forensic Accountants investigate complex financial crimes involving corporate fraud, financial institution fraud, healthcare fraud, mortgage fraud, and securities and commodities fraud.
Their expertise is also applied to counterintelligence, counterterrorism, cyber-crime, organized crime, public corruption and violent crime investigations.
Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Accounting OR Bachelor’s Degree with 24 semester hours in Accounting (six of which may be in business law) Preferred Professional Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Preferred Professional Experience Required Training: Once employed, FBI Forensic Accountants must attend a five-week training program at the FBI Academy.
This comprehensive program develops the forensic accountant’s aptitude and knowledge to conduct financial investigations.
These results are based on 1,655 salaries extracted from job descriptions.
In Ontario, Canada, if you make 59,090.89 $ a year, you will be taxed 14,557.60 $.