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Howard Schilit, Ph.D., CPA, is the founder and chief executive officer of Schilit Forensics LLC. Dr. Schilit is a pioneer in the field of detecting accounting tricks in corporate financial reports that mislead investors. Howard was the founder and CEO of CFRA, a global forensic accounting research organization. He has been a leading spokesman before the US Congress, the SEC, and global media outlets about the causes and early warning signs of accounting tricks in public filings. Dr. Schilit began his career as an Associate Professor of Accounting at American University and continues to teach and lecture all over the world. Dr. Schilit holds his doctorate in Accounting from the University of Maryland.
Jeremy Perler, CFA, CPA, is the Director of Research at Schilit Forensics and co-author of Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports (3rd edition, 2010). Previously, Jeremy served as the in-house Forensic Accounting Analyst for CoatueManagement, a long/short equity hedge fund; Director of Research for CFRA; and auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition, Mr. Perler serves on the FASB's Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) as a representative of the Investor Community. Jeremy holds a Master of Accounting and a BBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
A classic in the topic, extraordinarily well writting and joyfulPublished 11 days ago by Jorge A. Villalobos-Montalvo
very good, except my book and it was autographed was stolen. and with all of my notes.Published 5 months ago by Andrea M. Psoras
If you are serious about accounting auditing, this is the book. I highly recommend it.Published 8 months ago by David Hsia
Very, very interesting read. This book really opens your understanding to the fraud that occurs in these big institutions of finance.Published 8 months ago by Rick Swineberg
fast shipping, as for book and the way is written... you have to try on your ownPublished 8 months ago by Kasia
Good book, learned a lot. Can use better organization, the author jumps around a bit, and the books, chapters, and sub chapters are hard to follow at times.Published 9 months ago by Richard Knecht
Great book providing examples of illegitimate (not necessarily illegal) techniques management can use to deceive investors. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Tyler Stevens