Forensic Accounting

The reality is that most businesses will have to deal with fraud or theft at some point in time. Whether it’s an external source, internal source, or a combination of threats, our forensic accounting experts can detect most fraudulent activity and give you the steps to take to deter fraud.

Our professionals hold certifications including Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). We help clients in a variety of ways from deterring fraud to assessing and aiding in recovery from the financial damage.

HW&Co.’s forensic accounting team can also provide litigation support if dealing with fraud or embezzlement and even assist in the recovery of lost assets.

Our forensic accounting team handles a variety of engagements such as:

  • Corporate internal investigations
  • Employee & vendor theft & embezzlement investigations
  • Financial statement fraud investigations
  • Insurance claims reasonableness determinations
  • Internal control monitoring & assessments
  • Matrimonial dissolution services
  • Royalty audit & contract compliance examinations
  • Tax, healthcare & bankruptcy fraud investigations
  • Trust & estate litigation
  • Whistleblower allegations
  • White-collar crime investigations & defense

What We Do

Our forensic accountant team conducts intensive internal investigations, including the reconstruction of financial books and records, asset identification, analyzing the flow of funds, quantifying damages, preparing expert reports. They then analyze and present complex financial and business matters in an easy-to-understand way.

We often provide clients’ attorneys with a vast range of litigation services, including expert testimony at trials or depositions or preparing visual aids to support trial evidence.