Forensic accountants use analytical and accounting skills to investigate financial fraud or embezzlement in a company. They closely examine financial records to find out whether a crime has been committed, and may be required to present their findings in court.
When interviewing forensic accountants, the most suitable candidates will demonstrate proven records of meticulous attention to detail, strong analytical and report-writing skills, and the ability to communicate in a clear and logical manner. Be wary of candidates who lack strong communication skills.
Evaluates the candidate's technical knowledge.
Assesses the candidate's knowledge of investigative procedures and methodology.
Determines the candidate's investigative experience and abilities.
Evaluates the candidate's interpersonal skills and interviewing techniques.
Determines the candidate's awareness of the procedures required prior to making a court appearance.