• Erin Flannery Receives CFE Credential and Promotion to Manager

    Auburn Hills, MI: Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Erin Flannery, CPA, CFE, has been accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and has been promoted to manager. A CFE is a specialist educated and trained in preventing, detecting, and investigating fraud.
     
    “The CFE credential is considered the mark of excellence for anti-fraud professionals,” said John Haag Sr., CPA/ABV, CVA, CFF, managing principal and Business Valuation and Litigation Support Services Group co-leader. “Erin’s achievement demonstrates our professionals’ commitment to expanding our level of expertise in providing fraud prevention, litigation support and consulting services for Michigan businesses.”
     
    CFEs have a unique set of skills that combine knowledge of complex financial transactions with an understanding of methods, law and how to resolve allegations of fraud. To become a CFE, an individual must pass a rigorous test on the four major disciplines that comprise the fraud examination body of knowledge.
     
    Certified Fraud Examiners can improve an organization’s financial health. These professionals often collaborate with law enforcement and may provide legal testimony. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, “Organizations employing CFEs uncover fraud 50% sooner than organizations without CFEs on staff.”
     
    Flannery, a graduate of the University of Charleston, holds a Master of Forensic Accounting. She is a manager based in the Auburn Hills office and a member of the firm’s Business Valuation Services Group and the Trust & Estate Services Group. Her areas of expertise include forensic accounting, management advisory services, and tax planning and preparation services for the firm’s business, nonprofit and individual clients. In the community, she volunteers for the Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society.
     
    About Yeo & Yeo
    Yeo & Yeo (www.yeoandyeo.com) is a leading accounting, audit, tax and business consulting firm throughout Michigan with a proven reputation for personal service, commitment to clients and community support. Growing since 1923, Yeo & Yeo ranks among the Top 200 accounting firms in the U.S. with more than 200 employees and offices in Saginaw (headquarters), Alma, Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Flint, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Midland and Southgate. Other Yeo & Yeo companies include Yeo & Yeo Medical Billing & Consulting, Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting and Yeo & Yeo Wealth Management. Yeo & Yeo is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms. 
     

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