Certified Forensic Accounting Professionals is the new breed of accounting professionals who deal with the financial frauds. This is the certification originated in India and it speaks about the Indian scenario of the frauds.
Certified Forensic Accounting Professional is the program designed to equip the accounting students and the accounting professionals especially the Chartered Accountants for the battle against financial frauds.
Participants are given a broad-based introduction to the nature and purpose of forensic accounting. The scope and content of all subjects extend well beyond ‘narrow’ focus of fraud prevention and provide an opportunity to study and acquire skills in investigative techniques and the collection of data as well as the skills necessary to not only identify poor management but also unethical and fraudulent activities.
Indian Forensic Accounting Manual which classifies the Indian Frauds in various companies in India provides the key learning tool for this program. This community is now well spread in many countries like India, Dubai and Oman.
Captain Percy Jokhi was the First Certified Forensic Accounting professional from India.Many hi-profile professionals have joined this program in the year 2008 now.Some of the organisations like Colgate, KPMG, Astute,Citi Bank are part of this educational programs
This course is regulated by "Indiaforensic" - a forensic accounting organisation which deals in research and education in frauds. Indiaforensic also runs the courses on bank frauds.