CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) certification is awarded by the American Institute of CPAs

CBV vs CFF Vs CFE as additional professional designations to CPA pros and cons?

I was wondering if the review course “CPE Self Study Course” for the CFF was enough preparation to study and pass the CFF exam. The CFE review course was enough and like if you get a question wrong it explains it well so that when it comes up in a different way in the real exam you can still get it. But when I saw the outline for the CFF material and there seems to be a lot of topics so I was wondering if the review course was sufficient considering this exam is also multiple choice. Thanks!

like

Wondering for anyone who got their CFF (Ceritified Financial Forensics) designation. Was it difficult? How long does it take to study for using the review course? Is the exam mainly multiple choice or short answer and how difficult? Any guidance or tips would help please. I already have my CFE but just want to know if CFF is worth it

like

Rising audit senior thinking of pivoting to forensics. Not sure if I want to stay at EY, but should I wait to get any forensics certification until I make the switch? Also, is it better to have a CFE vs. CFF? I already have my CPA

like

New to the points world and need advice. Planning a last minute trip to Chicago in a week and curious if you would use Chase points (60k) or $750 Currently have 130k from SUB+daily spending but not sure if it would be worth it to use points since the date is so close. Currently have CSR+CFF

like

2 questions:

1. Amongst all the big PA firms, who has the strongest forensic service line?

2. CAMS or CFE or CFF?(already a CPA).

Thank you!

like

Chase freedom flex or citi custom cash? I don't travel much (yet). I already get 3% on dining/groceries.

CFF is $200 bonus with 5% back on rotating categories capped at $1500 spend/quarter, 5% back Chase travel, 3% back dining/pharmacy

CCC is $300 bonus with 5% back on top eligible category capped at $500 spend/month

like

For those who have obtained the CFF certification:
I was asked to put together a working plan to obtain my CFF credential. I’m aware of the 2 certificate program (Core and Specialized) through the AICPA that will lead to the CFF. Does anyone have experience in how long it would take to complete the certificates and if there are other necessary or helpful study materials that would be useful? For background, I’m 6 months into working at this firm and have touched a variety of cases.

like

Anyone have the CFF from the AICPA and willing to share their studying/exam experience? Curious about required effort, study plans, exam structure, overall opinions of the cert. Thanks!

like

I received the CSR bonus on my Feb 2017 statement. I downgraded to CFF on Friday and today was approved for a new CSP. They wouldn’t approve my CSP app if I wasn’t bonus eligible, right?

like

Comp question - what should a B4 Senior with a CPA, CFF, CFE, and a MBA with 4 years forensic exp (D&T) and 6+ years non-forensic exp (industry) in NYC and DC markets expect in this current climate?

like

Anyone here get their CFF? What is the deal with the 1,000 hour requirement? Do I actually need to get my hours exported (showing some mixture of work) for the last 5 years? The instructions are vague.

like

Anyone take the CFF exam?

like

Anyone taken the CFF? Looking for advice on the first exam

Does anyone have the CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) credential? Has it opened any doors?

likehelpful

Taking the CFF exam soon! Has ANYONE taken this? Review program kinda sucks and I'd love some insight

Shot in the dark- has anyone obtained their CFF? How did you study?

like

Related Posts

Are you required to have your CPA in forensic and Investigations? I stalked some people on LinkedIn and saw a few senior , manger & director with accounting degree but only has CFE . Was wondering maybe they just didn’t put their CPA there. Any insight on this group will be helpful thanks

6YOS as a Supply Officer and thinking of resigning at the end of my current tour and getting my MBA. Is the consensus that consulting is the best field as far as TC?

likehelpful

I’m currently working with a senior level HR candidate. This individual has a doctorate in business with a focus in HR, her SPHR, Federal, and private sector experience at the singer level, and has a fabulous personality. I’m curious is anyone else having difficulties play some candidates like this? At this point I’m starting to think it’s racial or her sex based of the lack of interest in this candidate. Any thoughts?

like

Best path to move from Corp Dev at a large bank to generalist large cap PE fund in London? Have 5yrs experience and MBA, interviewed with some PEs already.

1: move to low/mid cap PE >> large cap PE
2: move internally to IB >> large cap PE
3: move to PE practice of MBB >> large cap PE
4: any other?

like
like

While Uploading documents on portal for TCS,HR is also asking for MBA degree.But after education i did not collect it from college my Degree..HR is saying without degree certificate we cannot go ahead,i provided all other documents.

Any other alternative

like

McKinsey & Company Greetings,

Hope y’all having a great Tuesday morning! I was looking into McKinsey roles and got a bit confused on what’s the equivalency of my role now. Currently a Manager in IFS leading Data Science/Analytics work and Engineering Pods. I come from a Business Data Analytics & Science background and got an MBA (from a regular public university nothing fancy), what would be a good start if I wanted to consider McKinsey?

Thank you and I appreciate you help McKinsey & Company

like

MBA Strategy Associate, recently promoted to Manager. What should target be for salary at next level if current is 120-125?

like

What courses would you recommend (or avoid) to improve my overall management skills? I am reading books, articles and my company provides me with a career coach. I am 38, and don't really want to go back to school. I have my BS in Psychology, but am a Director in Finance. Don't necessary want the cost that comes with an MBA.

like

What kind of finance/accounting job can a fresher get with an mba finance from tier 3 college, and what skills should I develop?

Skills: Decent Excel, and Basic accounting
YOE: 1 in SALT US Tax

like

For those who joined Google and have aspirations to get an MBA, will the MBA cost be covered by Google fully? How much educational assistance one can expect?

likesmarthelpful

How much are PCA/HHA positions hiring for ? What’s the highest offer you have received?

like

Anyone else reviewing for the CIPM Beta Exam? Any tips would be appreciated too.

I’m currently using the 3rd edition of the IAPP prescribed material and the All-in-one Exam book by Peter Gregory.

like

Looking for advice on certifications, which is better to take 1st, CFE or CFCS or CAMS?

I work for a small company, they are nice and it has a great work environment however I have to find a new job for my professional progression. I just finished my CFE exam and waiting for the result. Any help on how to start my job search, I have been trying to check Indeed and LinkedIn but with no luck so far. Any advice would be much appreciated. I would like one of the big 4 companies

like

Hi Applied to PwC Strategy& for a consultant role and havent heard back from a recuiter however, I received an email for a survey asking what am I looking for in the company in terms of their culture, values etc and what other companies I have applied to. Is this a typical process? Not sure if thats the step 1 in the process or I have been rejected. Any feed back is appreciated. I am graduating from Ohio State with an MBA and have 8 years of experience in corporate accounting and finance.

like

Has anyone completed CAIA? If so what’s the timeframe to completion like? Thanks in advance!

Hi Designers,

I have 1 yr of experience in IT and I want to switch my domain to UI/UX design. I have completed Google Professional UX Design Certification , so am i fresher for UX industry and for what profile I should apply?
Thank you in Advance!

like

I’m in Deloitte human capital and want to eventually (but sooner rather than later) move to industry doing internal talent/people stuff. My coach recommended getting SPHR or equivalent. Thoughts?

Any US citizens have luck getting a role + visa sponsorship at a European/UK firm? Any companies known for being very open to international hires?

I would love to move out there eventually and curious if anyone has any advice besides starting on a student visa (already have an MBA from US)

like

Additional Posts

Do things like the $1500 gift from Microsoft get lumped into "benefits"? And are there any companies that you should expect more things like that from, and is it a significant factor when taking a job?

like

Do you have a sense when your company will return to the office? Or is everything still vague. Trying to anticipate lease renewals or alternative WFH moves. Thank you!

like

I am 4 years experience in OAM
And 10 months experience in Cyberark.

Can I get job reference for OAM support technology?

like

Has anyone interviewed with Greycroft before? Would appreciate any insights about their process

like

Hi fishes

If you have opportunities in the cloud domain, please refer me. I would like to start immediate

Skills: Aws, Azure, Terraform Docker Ansible Git

Experience: 3 years.

Note: i can join immediately

like

Hi All,

I am having 6.5 years exp and currently working for Capgemini with 9LPA fixed.
I have below offers Im considering and further negotiation is not possible because of budget constraints.

DBS is my current client company and offered 20 LPA as I resigned.

DBS : 20LPA Fixed + 5LPA variable (Associate)
Wipro: 21 Fixed + 10% variable( Team lead, B3)
Virtusa: 21 Fixed + 10% variable( Senior consultant, Tier 2)

Please help me pick one. Im confused. Suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.

Need 12 likes to chat..pls help.

likeuplifting

Anyone with experience or guidance navigating discussions with HR on gendered microaggressions/discrimination concerns? Until very recently I was the only woman on a sales team of 28 men. I can provide some concrete context if needed for advice, but essentially I had a conversation with HR last week and they said some comments I mentioned definitely constitute harassment and they felt my concerns about discrimination were valid, so that felt validating. Any advice welcome! Thanks in advance 🫠

like

Any thoughts on Glassdoor acquiring Fishbowl?

like

Any sub $300 office chair recommendations?

like

Dear Fish's,

I'm Kartik Parbhu from Chennai - India, working in private company as a Projects Support Engineer having 1.9+ years of experience in Technical Project Support, Project Management, Client Coordination and Site Management in Indian Railways & RDSO Research Projects.

Currently I am looking for a job change and that's why I'm reaching out to you to communicate my interest in the Project Engineer/Site Engineer/Electrical Engineer job role. Thanks in advance!

like

What are the best agencies to work for from an employee data protection / privacy standpoint?

like

Hi 
Can anyone refer me for a data science analyst role in Amex

Thanks .

Hi Guys ,

I have 3.10 YoE and want to move out of company.

My skills are Automation testing with Java, selenium , TestNg, POM,Maven, Cucumber ,Jenkins and GIT .

Please let me how much can I ask or expect ..

like

Any good Airbnb / VRBO recs in Santa Ynez / Santa Barbara (for a group of 8)?

like

Any accountants decide to do CFA over CA?

like

Looking for salary info on Senior Analyst roles, specifically for Atlassian but all will be helpful. TYIA!

likesmart

My husband and I worked together at the same company for a year in different departments and they laid off 25 employees last week. My husband was one of them. 💔
It was dealt with poorly and severance benefits were bad compared to other companies we are seeing in the media. I’m really struggling to move forward and heal. The priority is for me to support him finding a new job but I just feel sick giving my time and energy to this company when they did this to us. any advice for strength😔

like

Favorite blend around $40-$50? My dad ‘wants to get into scotch’ but doesn’t want me to get him any bottle he wouldn’t buy himself. He'll definitely be throwing a rock or two in. Maybe Johnnie Black?

like
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Sign up for free to view this conversation on Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Already have an account? Log in

Sign up for free to continue using Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
Messaging rates may apply

Already have an account? Log in

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal