LOCATION: JQH Conference Center, John Q's Room
333 John Q Hammons Parkway, Springfield, MO 65806
PROGRAM: Think Like a Thief
Background information and definitions related to fraud
5 basic elements of internal control
Types of fraud schemes with real life examples
Profile of a fraudster
SPEAKER: Jim Cali, CPA, CFF, CGMA
Jim Cali is currently the Director of Internal Audit for the Bi‐State Development Agency more commonly known as METRO, the greater St. Louis regional public transit agency. Before joining METRO in 2007, Jim spent 23 years as a CPA in law enforcement where he honed his skills in forensic accounting. In 2007, he received an “Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award” from the United States Department of Justice for the forensic accounting and financial investigation related to a nation‐wide prescription drug diversion and money laundering case.
His forensic accounting experience includes investigations for money laundering, embezzlement, bank fraud, securities fraud, insurance fraud, mortgage/loan fraud, terrorist financing and arson for profit. He has served as an expert witness providing testimony before State and Federal Grand Juries, in criminal proceedings, and for civil litigation, mediations, and arbitrations. Jim expanded his role as a Forensic Accountant in January 2009 when he began teaching a graduate level course in Forensic Accounting and Financial Investigations. In May of 2009 Jim was elected as the first Forensic Accountant to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Forensic Science and Technology Center.
Jim has served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants and has been the Chair of the MSCPA's Governmental Accounting Committee and the Forensic Accounting Committee. The Journal of Forensic Accounting published Jim’s research paper on Fraud Examination in May of 2010 and his research paper on Embezzlement in March of 2011. Jim has been a speaker at the Express Scripts Fraud Summit, the Government Finance Officers Association, The National Association of Credit Managers, American Accounting Association, Institute of Internal Auditors, National Institute of Justice, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
CPE: 2 Hours
COST: Member: $20, Non‐Member: $25, Student & 6th Registrant: Free. Checks should be payable to the IIA. A $20 fee will apply to “no‐shows” and reservations not canceled by the below deadline.
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