Employees who have the opportunity to exploit weaknesses in your organization’s expense reimbursement processes and procedures can do so. Moreover, anti-fraud experts agree that expense reimbursement fraud can be among the most difficult types of employee crime to detect and prevent. That is in large part due to the extraordinary variety of ways in which such crimes can be committed.
By attending this Webinar, you will learn how vulnerable your organization is to expense reimbursement fraud. You’ll learn about the common and not-so-common ways that these frauds are perpetrated and — most importantly — you’ll learn how to detect the red flags of these schemes, how to audit for them and how to tighten up your controls against them.
his 90-minute webinar will summarize the main types of reimbursement fraud to be alert to, and include an analysis of several “real life” case studies. It will explain how to identify the red flags of possible reimbursement fraud, offer specific fraud-audit techniques and test for these crimes and conclude with a rundown of proven anti-fraud controls.
- Statistical overview of the fraud problem generally, and T&E fraud specifically.
- Who commits fraud.
- Why employees commit fraud (The Fraud Triangle).
- Lessons from T&E fraudsters.
- Understand the many types of travel, entertainment and internal procurement frauds.
- Implement effective expense reimbursement fraud detection techniques and build audit practices to detect red flags of these crimes.
- Implement best-practice Anti-Fraud Control strategies for expense reimbursement fraud.
- Falsifying T&E reimbursement schemes w/ bogus receipts.
- Submitting T&E claims multiple times.
- Abuse of corporate/P-card for personal gain.
- Claiming for expenses just under the limit requiring approval.
- Purchasing more than needed (e.g. office supplies).
- Exploiting AP/Disbursements control weaknesses.
- P-Card fraud.
- Specific red flags of each of the common expense reimbursement frauds.
- The Fraud Risk Mitigation Cycle.
- Implementing an organization-wide system for detecting, preventing and investigating fraud.
Who Should Attend:
- Internal and external audit professionals
- Accounting and audit practitioners
- HR managers
- Senior financial management seeking to reduce their vulnerability to costly frauds
- Payables specialists
- Procurement managers
- Compliance and ethics managers
- CFO's/senior financial managers
- Security Personnel/Fraud Investigators and Examiners