Date:19th & 20th September 2019
Venue: Masa Square Hotel
Time: 0830-1630 hours
FORENSIC AUDIT PRACTISE
The biggest world accounting scandals experienced in the last three decades have induced a crisis of confidence in financial reporting practices and effectiveness of corporate governance mechanisms.
There has been a change in the game plan; the field of Forensic Accounting has since gained popularity because by integrating accounting, auditing and investigative techniques, it gives a realistic approach to gaining a deeper understanding of what is going on behind the scenes in financial statement fraud.
In this two-day workshop, participants will learn about the role of Forensic Accounting in preventing, detecting and investigating fraud in their respective organizations.
Some of the topics to be covered include;
• Audit, Investigation and other Forensic accounting terminology
• Difference and similarities between Auditors and Forensic Accountants
• Difference between Audit and Investigation
• Integrating Forensic Accounting & Corporate Governance to manage fraud risk
• Overview of Fraud theories, i.e. Fraud Triangle
• Key factors to put forensic auditing into perspective
• Auditing principles and standards
• Generally accepted accounting practice
• Risk assessment and prevention
Nkobi Romeo Benjamin, MSc, CFE has more than 17 years’ experience in corporate fraud investigations, risk management, anti-money laundering and control of terrorist financing; prevention, detection and investigations thereof.
Mr. Benjamin has a solid background in investigations of corruption and economic crimes. He is a seasoned fraud risk management trainer and has been providing training to institutions like Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA).
Benjamin has held several senior positions with several organizations; Head of Group Fraud Risk with Letshego Holdings Limited, Country Security & Investigations Manager with BancABC Botswana.Other positions include Forensic Manager at Stanbic Bank Botswana, wherein he joined from the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), as Senior Anti-Corruption Officer.
Benjamin is an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), as well as Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
Benjamin is a locally and internationally renowned trainer in fraud risk management and anti-money laundering awareness for financial institutions and other organizations. He is a repeated presenter at the Annual ACFE African Fraud Conference & Exhibition, South Africa.
Romeo Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Derby, UK with a MSc in Strategic Management. Benjamin also holds a postgraduate certificate in Enterprise Risk Management, from Botswana Accountancy College (BAC). Other qualifications include a BA Humanities – University of Botswana (Environmental Science & French), as well as Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).
He also holds several professional qualifications from the University of Johannesburg, RSA; post graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigations, Ant-Money Laundering Control, Compliance Management, and Corporate Governance. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is currently pursuing a PhD in Management with the Texila American University.
P 2,900.00 (BICA Members) & P 3,180.00 (Non BICA Members) inclusive of VAT 10% discount to payments on or before the 9th September 2019.
To find out more and book your place contact
Veronica Mogapi or Tshegofatso Nkepu. Tel. +267 3972 992 / Fax.+267 3972 982 or email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thato Thipe or Orebeile Seboka. Tel. +267 2418 280 / Fax.+267 2418 263 or email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that payment should be made before the day of the seminar. Cancellations should be made 2 working days before the seminar otherwise a member is subject to full payment. If payment is made electronically, please forward proof of payment to BICA.