A metamorphosis of the traditional accountant : an insight into forensic accounting services in Australia

Van Akkeren, Jeanette, Buckby, Sherrena, & MacKenzie, Kim (2013) A metamorphosis of the traditional accountant : an insight into forensic accounting services in Australia. Pacific Accounting Review, 25(2), pp. 188-216.

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Abstract

The aim of the study is to identify the latest trends in accounting forensic work in Australia by examining how accounting firms that specialise in forensic services meet the needs of their clients, and to inform universities on the appropriate curricula to ensure the knowledge and skills of future graduates meet industry expectations.

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ID Code: 63731
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Forensic Accounting, Accounting education, Work-based skills, Personal attributes, Accounting, Australia
DOI: 10.1108/PAR-06-2012-0023
ISSN: 0114-0582
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Auditing and Accountability (150102)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Deposited On: 04 Nov 2013 03:47
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 01:55

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