{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "I'm doing forensic now, should I get CAMS or CFE? Already a CPA here. Thank you y'all!", "post_id": "61d36cff2b563100383ab716", "reply_count": 1, "vote_count": 3, "bowl_id": "564a5cdb94887803001dd07c", "bowl_name": "Accounting", "feed_type": "crowd" }

I'm doing forensic now, should I get CAMS or CFE? Already a CPA here. Thank you y'all!

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

I did forensic prior to audit and CFE was the more sought after certification. CAMS was seen as a specialized one you would go after just to buff your reputation. If you have your CPA then studying for the CFE will be a cake walk. (Currently a CPA and CFE)

Related Posts

Started studying for the cfe. My firm gave us resources to use to prep for the exams. So far, I'm scoring pretty low compared to my peers on the practice exams. Any advice on what to do?..Kinda scared

like

Hello all . I need advise for switching my career to forensic accounting practice.
Im currently working almost 5yrs for corporate banking, which is obviously non related forensic or accounting practice, but passed all Cpa exam already for career change. What else do i need to be prepared to hunt the foresic job in neat future? The level doesnt matter. I just want to start off with forensic accouting practice. Is additional CFE helpful? Any advise for career change? Would that be hard?

like

What kind of industry exits are there in forensics? I work primarily lit support and want to leave around when I hit manager. CPA/CFE background currently.

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

I’m interested in applying for a Senior investigator - surveillance with FINRA. Does anyone know what skill set may be needed for the role? I will def brush up on my securities laws and FINRA rules. I currently have my CFE and working on ACAMS.

like

Considering going for the CFE. What was your study plan for it and how long did it take?

like

Rate my offer for a business valuations/litigation & legal disputes support associate role at a boutique firm in Toronto:

- $90k + ~7.5% annual performance bonus
- $5k in clawback reimbursement
- will pay all professional fees throughout term of employment (CPA & CBV)

My background:
- SA1 in assurance
- Master of Accounting
- passed CFE, qualify in about half a year
- enrolled in CBV program of studies
- 24 yrs old

Advice on how to start CFE? I gotta become a member first, but then what? And approximately how long did it take to study for while working?

like

Is getting CFE worth it? I’ve failed the 3 different sections of the CPA and I am giving up. But I would like some kind of certification to look a tad more marketable. Thoughts?

like

I recently passed the CFE and was looking into the CAMS next. Any suggestions on how to best prepare for the CAMS? I’ve been mostly reviewing the index cards that come with the prep material.

like

Anyone want to sell me their CFE books ?

like

Looking to get a role with USAA , AML CIP Business Advisor Lead. I’m not sure if it’s difficulty with getting my resume noticed, but I’ve had some trouble getting a call back with USAA. I have a CAMS & CFE certification with well over 7 years experience. Any recruiters here willing to help push me through or refer me? Much appreciated ☺️

like

Any advice on getting into the fraud industry as a fraud analyst, forensic accountant, etc.? I have 12 YOE in accounting in various industries (healthcare, banking, & nonprofit). BBA in Accounting, MBA, Enrolled Agent (EA) & a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). I currently own/operate a small accounting firm where I help businesses of various industries. I'm looking to go back to corporate full-time/remote for more stability & better health insurance for my for my family & me.

like

Interested in moving from audit to forensics. Have two years of audit experience and will have my CPA and CFE. Is it possible to make the switch and any tips?

like

What's the job outlook like for Fraud and Forensic accounting? Thinking about getting in, currently working on my CFE.

like

Passed the CIA. 🍾 I'm rolling deep in the letters... CPA, CFE too. What should I do next?

like

Hi all - I am looking for some advice and possible future options. I have associate/senior KPMG experience and moved to industry working in investment accounting. I have passed the CPA exam and am looking at getting the CFE. It seems like a lot of forensic/fraud positions are based in IT/programming or other computer based skills. Are there avenues in fraud/forensics that would be open to someone with my experience? If so, are there any skills/certs that I would need to be a desirable hire? TIA!

like

For anyone who’s taken / passed the CFE, is it worth paying for the full exam prep course or would studying the fraud examiners manual suffice?

like

My current goal is to work in audit for a few years and then get a related forensics degree & the CFE then switch over to forensics at my firm. Any thoughts for how long I should be in audit before making the switch? Context: I really enjoy my job so far and am about to move to staff 2.

like

What are the requirements to promote from analyst to senior analyst? I’ve been with Deloitte for two years now and am wondering how I go about making myself promotable. I don’t have a CPA, CFE, etc. Is one of those required?

More Posts

Hello everyone, i have received an offer from Mindtree for the position of AWS tech lead, i have 4.5 yoe and the package I have been offered is 23L. My current CTCt is 8.5 and i have other offers of around 20L fix,is it a good deal or i should negotiate for more?

like

Swedish Cucumber Salad with Dill and Red Onions

Post Photo
like

Just got an offer to join Credit Suisse front office, currently working in back office at JP Morgan. A bit concerned about joining CS given the current news. I also received a counter offer to join JPM client servicing team. Thoughts?JPMorgan Chase Credit Suisse

like

Hi all,
I'm a newbie on tax deductions ,
Need help on tax saving investments.
Ctc: 13LPA.
What should i do to reduce tax and make good investments.

like

GMAT quant score percentiles are so astronomically high. A 50/51 puts you at an 86%. There’s no way I’m even getting that high. HBS has a pretty skewed median quant of 49 to a verbal of 41 for a total of 740. How would they interpret, for example, a 740 comprised of a more balanced 46/46 for the same total of 740?

like

Started at a new firm in a new area of law a few months ago. Thoughts on asking for a one on one with my senior associate to check in on how I’m meeting expectations thus far? Would this make me seem insecure? I’m afraid I’m not “up to par” - I teeter back and forth between ‘it’s a new type of law and firm environment, you’re learning, it’s okay’ to ‘80% of what I do comes back with substantial redlines and that means I’m failing’. 5th yr btw. TIA.

like

Does anyone know if CBRE sponsors ? If yes how quick is H1B transfer CBRE

like

How much compensation I can expect/ask at Deloitte for technical specialist (.Net Azure) role. My TOE is 9. My current CTC is 19 LPA

like

How important is the “about” section on your portfolio? I understand it’s the area where you can show a little bit more than work, but is that something we should give attention?

like

Monday morning patrol

Post Photo
likeuplifting

Hello all! I'd like to know about the Cloud Support Intern program for women who have had to take a break from their jobs. Are there any chances of becoming a permanent employee?

like

Hello! Is anyone working at Spotify or HubSpot within product/project management that would be willing to connect for a virtual coffee chat?

I’m a recent grad and currently working in tech/product development. I have been interested in growing my career at either of these companies and would be grateful to gain insight on day-to-day and steps you took to successfully break in.

I know this might be a big ask here, but it’s been difficult trying to land one on LinkedIn. Thanks in advance

like

Expedia group : anyone care to share their TC at Expedia? Share your role too :)

like

Hi all, can you please suggest which company should I join Oracle (17.25) or Sapient (18.25)?

like

How does a startup pay more than a already established company for more than 20years?
Any link to find all startup career options and to apply them? Suggest me asap .. thank you.. especially for machine learning AI

like
like

Anyone here work in pharma/biotech Corp strategy willing to chat?

like

Whom I have to reach out for my confirmation after 3 months in tcs Tata Consultancy ??

Will confirmation happen automatically or do I need to mail someone?

like

Does Accenture pay out your vacation balance if you leave the company?

like

Additional Posts in Accounting

Put my two weeks in before or after training?

like

When your holiday party is scheduled in December instead of January... 3 hours after tax reform removes the entertainment expense deduction

like

I have been working at BDO for about 2.5 years. I was hired as an experienced associate. Reviews were very good but still did not get promoted this year. I am very upset

like

What is IS Audit

like

I don't trust anyone who can listen to Rolling in the Deep (Adele) and not scroll to the beat. #thelittlethings

like

Who’s working this week?

like

I have CPA and am thinking about getting another certification. CFA may be too difficult for me. Would CFP a better and useful certification to get that will add value to you on resume/job?

like

I like working in the professional service industry, but am thinking about something other than auditing. Has anyone made a similar move (e.g. accounting advisory, forensic accounting)? How did it go?

like

I started full time last month, should I be concerned that I’m not as busy compared to my peers that started with me? My utilization is much lower

like

Anyone in Toronto doing tax? How much would you expected as salary for a third year senior associate? Tier 3. If I go to industry now, how much should I be able to make?

like

Someone stole my favorite mug from my desk last week 😡I guess I don't blame them tho

Post Photo
likefunny

What is the standard materiality benchmark for a tech company? EBITDA? Profit before tax? 3%? 5%? 10%? Don’t really care what form comments more just curious what’s industry accepted.

like
like

When PWC did performance based layoffs did they have to pay severance and/or unemployment?

like

Did anyone who got a ft offer from deloitte for this upcoming fall or 2023 jan NY Tax, get a market adjustment for salary? I know a lot of firms have already sent out new offer letters but havent heard from deloitte.

like

What's the Funniest code name you have used for someone at work? We have a senior we call "Wolverine" since she has hairy arms!!!

like

PwC’s health insurance sucksssssssssssssssssssssssassassassssas

likesmart

EY Lead - how are going to differentiate now since 1. It’s not rating but frequency now 2. Everyone defines frequency differently. How does that going impact the culture though?

like

Anyone want to sell me their CFE books ?

like

Everyone on here makes fun of KPMG.. but from outside they seem like the only Big 4 that isn’t too full of themselves? Only one I’d consider based on the opinion of the the other guys. Coming from MM the stuck up attitudes just makes me feel like I’d be looked at as not the type of professional the other Big 4 firms would view as adequate.

likefunnyhelpful

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.