How Departmental Collaboration Enhances Fraud Prevention

How Departmental Collaboration Enhances Fraud Prevention

Most organizations understand that collaboration is a pillar of a successful company, yet in practice, it often does not happen. It is important and necessary to have goals and targets because they push your organization to perform at a higher level. However, without communication and collaboration between teams, the metrics can unknowingly pit departments against each other.

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Mentoring Success Story: Rémi and Thomas

Mentoring Success Story: Rémi and Thomas

After being a CFO for a global health care leader in the Middle East, Rémi Gayraud, CFE, dedicated more than 10 years in investigations and project management to forensic firms as a partner with Grant Thornton. Rémi now works on the corporate investigations team for a science-led health care company overseeing Europe and Africa. He’s also a co-author of two French books and has collaborated with ACFE’s president and CEO, Bruce Dorris, on the first CFE Exam Review Course in France. Rémi is part of the ACFE Mentoring Program. He serves as a mentor, and one of his former mentees was Thomas Bouloutsos.

Thomas is an Assistant to Internal Audit for a European Union Agency. Thomas joined the ACFE Mentoring Program because he hoped to meet and connect with others in his field. He also wanted to create a solid career path for himself with the guidance of a seasoned professional. These two created a lasting friendship and have a few tips to share with those who are considering joining the ACFE Mentoring Program.

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Mentoring Success Story: Natasha and Mariam

Mentoring Success Story: Natasha and Mariam

Natasha Williams, CFE, is a mentor in the ACFE Mentoring Program. She has more than 20 years combined experience in auditing, banking, compliance and accounting. She has managed audits across the globe throughout Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. She has experience consulting small startups as well as working with large, complex global companies. Natasha participated in the last session of the ACFE Mentoring Program and had two mentees. One of those mentees was Mariam Afzal.

Mariam is an Audit Lead at United Airlines. She wanted a mentor who could help her build a professional brand in the in the anti-fraud community. Here is more on their mentoring relationship.

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Mentoring Success Story: Janet and Lisa

Mentoring Success Story: Janet and Lisa

Janet Miller, CFE, is a mentor in the ACFE Mentoring Program. Janet spent more than 10 years in the Oil and Gas Industry as an auditor and is now a Senior Internal Auditor for a major healthcare organization in Houston, Texas. Janet hopes that her experience and knowledge will help inspire others in their efforts to detect and prevent fraud. Janet participated in the first session of the ACFE Mentoring Program, and her mentee was Lisa Smith.

Lisa began her career in computer application development and later pursued a career in investigation after graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice. Lisa runs a small Etsy business, is an avid genealogist and likes to occasionally ride her Harley motorcycle to relieve some stress. These two members worked together over the course of six months to help Lisa reach a big professional goal. Here’s more about their journey together.

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5 Strategies to Help You Get That Next Promotion

5 Strategies to Help You Get That Next Promotion

There’s more to a job promotion and climbing the career ladder than just simply putting in your time. With more than 15 years of recruiting experience, many of those years recruiting anti-fraud specialists, I’ve heard many instances of disappointment from candidates because they didn’t get that promotion they were expecting.

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