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I’m thinking of leaving audit after my second busy season. My main interest in accounting has always been forensics /fraud . Also thinking of going the CFE route instead of CPA( did it a few times and haven’t passed ) but I pass the CPE reviews more. What position should I apply to or transfer into ? Also do I look for a senior position or just an associate. Please any input will be helpful

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If there's a way of really focussing and passing your CPA first, I would recommend that as it gives you many more options in the future and is a well regarded exam. You don't even know yet if you'd like forensics work.

I would recommend trying to get that CPA. Happy to chat directly but in Forensics the CPA is more highly regarded than the CFE and those without a CPA are because they didn’t start with an accounting background.

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