0407 When Accounting Goes Bad

Part of the Accounting Section of the CEA Curriculum


Accounting systems are not infallible. Oftentimes, things go wrong because those responsible for managing them are not aware of some simple tools and techniques. This section examines the various ways to keep an accounting system finely tuned.


Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • List the major causes of financial statement fraud
  • Identify the major problem areas in financial reporting
  • Recognize the limitations of QuickBooks accounting software
  • List the three precursors to fraud

Course Curriculum

When Accounting Goes Bad FREE 00:05:00
How Sales Tax Should be Handled 00:05:00
Software Issues 00:04:00
Red Flags 00:04:00
Causes of Unreliable Financials 00:05:00

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  • 1 year
  • Course Certificate
  • Program Level: Fundamentals/Beginner

    76 minutes | CPE = 1.5 units

    Field of Study: Accounting

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