Conducting a fraud risk assessment is a proactive measure organizations can take to reduce the likelihood and impact of fraud occurrences. This session will provide insights into conducting effective fraud risk assessments. It will also discuss identifying and addressing emerging risks, leverage the results going forward and sustaining the fraud risk assessment process.
Linda Lister, CFE, CPA, CMA, CGA is a senior manager in the Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services group of EY (soon to be retiring). Linda has a diverse accounting background with experience in government, manufacturing, service, transportation, utilities and mining industries. Her expertise in assisting clients in designing ethics and compliance programs, theft and fraud investigations, fraud risk assessments, corporate financial restatement activities and reporting to regulators on their corporate governance has been gained through her position as an EY professional, as well as through various internal auditing appointments. Linda has more than 16 years’ experience in investigating whistle-blower accusations, financial statement manipulations, misappropriations of cash, salary sacrifice schemes, ghost employees, check fraud, expense reimbursement schemes and procurement fraud.