The Business Bloodhound is a Toronto-based boutique forensic accounting and business consulting firm
that specializes in forensic and investigative accounting, fraud prevention training, litigation
support and organizational performance improvement.
Experienced Forensic Accounting in Toronto
Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations
Toronto forensic accounting firm, The Business Bloodhound provides forensic and investigative accounting services. The Business Bloodhound’s forensic accountants (also referred to as forensic auditors) are certified as Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) and Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs).
How you respond, and the speed at which you respond, to allegations of fraud can ultimately determine its financial impact on your organization. Our team of Toronto forensic accountants ensures that investigations into alleged fraud, theft or suspected wrongdoing are well managed, loss recovery is pursued, and the chance of reoccurrence is minimized.
Using our investigative accounting and analytical skills and following forensic accounting protocols, we follow a business’s many complex money trails to help you get to the bottom of what really happened. Our Toronto forensic accounting experts can quickly develop a strategy to a fraud investigation, which is designed to identify sources of information and responsibility for wrongdoing. Our approach is to help you clarify, simplify and resolve the issues in a forensic investigation as efficiently and as cost-effectively as possible.
Our forensic accountants can assist you in uncovering the financial truth related to allegations of impropriety, such as conflicts of interest, suspected wrongdoing, franchise disputes, project bid rigging, condominium fraud, and concealment of assets in matrimonial disputes, to name a few. We work closely with your senior management and legal and audit teams, where necessary, during all phases of a forensic audit. Our forensic accounting and fraud investigation services encompass a broad range of activities which include analysis and reconstruction of accounting records, detailed verification of transactions, identification of undisclosed income and assets, investigations of employee theft, analysis of insurance claims, and other services necessary to investigate and analyze financial discrepancies. When requested, we document our conclusions in a formal report sufficient to support testimony.
Our forensic accounting areas of expertise include:
- Anti-corruption investigations
- Asset tracing and recovery
- Cash flow analysis
- Compliance audits
- Expert and fact witness testimony
- Fidelity claims
- Financial reporting and disclosures assessment
- Financial investigations
- Financial motive reviews
- Forensic due diligence
- Internal controls assessment and remediation
- Internal investigations
- Money laundering analysis and remediation
- Reconstruction of financial transactions
- Whistleblower allegation assessment and investigations
Fraud Prevention Consulting
Our experienced forensic accounting professionals can train you and your employees on fraud prevention techniques. There are several types of fraud – falsification of records, identity theft, phishing, theft of company assets, internet fraud, employee fraud, etc.
Accounting and other internal controls are often the first line of defence in fraud prevention and fraud detecting or other malfeasance and the Business Bloodhound’s forensic accounting professionals are experts in assessing internal controls and remediation.
Reviewing procedures on an ongoing basis is the best way to protect your assets and your reputation. Whether you’re an individual looking for general forensic accounting advice, or a corporation needing a fully-integrated fraud prevention service, the forensic accounting professionals at The Business Bloodhound can provide an affordable solution.
Concerned that theft or other fraudulent activity may be taking place in your business? The Business Bloodhound can assist you to “follow the money.”
The courts can place reliance on forensic accounting experts to assist them in matters that require a special knowledge or expertise beyond the knowledge of the court. Our forensic accounting experts can support you and your legal advisor, whether in the capacity of advisor or expert witness in a number of litigation assignments, such as:
- White collar crime investigations, including employee embezzlement, corruption, vendor fraud schemes and other economic crimes against entities
- Matrimonial matters including asset finding and tracing; income determination and formulation of normalization adjustments in business valuations
- Shareholder dispute suits, such as showing financial statement and other management fraud
- Loss profit computations in economic damage cases, including the determination of historical income and expenses
- Defence cases such as white-collar criminals, tax fraud matters, etc.
Organizational Performance Improvement
The performance management professionals at The Business Bloodhound combine their capabilities to offer clients a broad array of methods, tools and expertise in organizational performance improvement consulting.
If your organization isn’t achieving the desired results, is the problem at the organization, department, process, or individual level? Or are there barriers at multiple levels? Performance always depends on a limited number of variables.
The first step in performance management is to identify these variables and to map their interrelations. Evaluating your organization as a complex system, the professionals at The Business Bloodhound can efficiently map the dynamics of performance problems.
By understanding the inner workings of your operations, and linking these to your finances, The Business Bloodhound can identify the activities in your organization that restrict its performance, and recommend the changes needed for improvement.
A detailed action plan that also comprises professional change management guides the improvement projects. It always includes an appropriate performance management system ensuring sustainable and continuous improvement.
How much more is your organization capable of?
“The Bloodhound’s extraordinarily keen sense of smell, combined with a strong and tenacious tracking instinct, make it an invaluable resource in recovering what is lost or finding what is concealed”