Date posted: 20/08/2019 3 min read

CA Forensic Accounting Specialisation - What you need to know

Achieve recognition as a trusted leader in the growing Forensic Accounting industry

In brief

  • Realise the benefits
  • Specialist Accreditation fees
  • Intake dates for 2019
  • Ongoing obligations

Benefits of Forensic Accounting Specialisation

For members in business, you will gain recognition as a specialist in a complex, growing field which includes trading, investments, mergers and acquisition.  Benefits include:

  • Build your brand -Adding CA Forensic Accounting Specialist under your name on correspondence and marketing collateral sets you apart from the rest. You also have the exclusive right to include the CA ANZ branded specialist banner in your communications. 
  • Open doors - As a CA Business Valuation Specialist, you can capitalise on opportunities of referrals from other practitioners, strategic partners, associated professionals and clients.
  • Expand your network - Networking events with your peers can provide insights into your field and forge valuable business relationships.
  • Strengthen your reputation -Your recognition as a CA Forensic Accounting Specialist acknowledges your skills, knowledge and experience to clients.
  • Expand your reach Be included in the “Find a CA” searchable directory of CA Business Valuation Specialists located on the CA ANZ website. This promotes you to the broader community as an expert in this field.
  • Stay ahead of the curve - You will have access to complimentary professional development exclusive to CA Forensic Accounting Specialists, plus receive a discount on the Forensic Accounting Conference fee.

2019 dates for the Forensic Accounting Specialisation Program are below:

Intake 1

Enrolment period: 15 January  – 16 March 2019

Delivery Options:

Online learning   1 April - 24 May 2019 
Face to face workshop Melbourne  3 and 4 April 2019 
Face to Face workshop Sydney  10 and 11 April 2019

Assessment Option

Online assessment or  27 May 2019 
Portfolio interview assessment  3 June - 7 June  2019 (by arrangement with member)

Intake 2

Enrolment period: 6 May  – 19 July 2019

Delivery Options: 

Online learning  29 July - 20 September 2019  
Face to face workshop Sydney   1 and 2 August 2019 
Face to Face workshop Melbourne  5 and 6 August 2019 

Assessment Option

Online assessment or 23 or 24 September 2019 
Portfolio interview assessment 23 September - 27 September 2019 (by arrangement with member) 

 Program fees

  • Online Workshop $1500 including cost of examination
  • Face to Face workshop $2400 including cost of examination
  • If you choose the alternate Portfolio Interview Assessment, please add $500

Specialist Accreditation Fees

  • Application fee (once-off) - $231.82 (AUD)
  • Annual specialist subscription fee - $240.00 (AUD) (excluding GST) - prorated for the first year. 

Ongoing obligations

As a CA FA Specialist, at least 40% of your CPD requirement must be undertaken in forensic accounting.

CA Forensic Accounting - Pathway 1

Follow these steps for Pathway 1 - post-graduate studies

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CA Forensic Accounting - Pathway 2

Follow these steps for Pathway 2 - self-study course or workshop program

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