Detecting Earnings Management
ESSENTIAL TOOLS AND STRATEGIES FOR DETECTING MANIPULATION.
As recent corporate scandals prove, corrupt companies can maintain a fašade of financial success through manipulation and fraud almost to the day they file for bankruptcy. Fortunately, tools exists to detect aggressive earnings management.
This timely book reviews the current environment, explains the tools that can be used to detect a manipulative financial environment, and introduces techniques for recasting financial information to get a truer economic picture. Brief cases reflecting a variety of companies provide a feel for evaluating public data and how earning management potential can be analyzed. In addition, an appendix features a complete earnings management detection checklist that can be used to conduct a thorough analysis of any corporation.
Detecting Earning Management will help readers:
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Whats in a Financial Report and What to Do with It
The Balance Sheet
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