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Forensic Accounting
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At Wickes Forensic Accounting & Consulting, LLC, professionals combine their accounting knowledge with economics and investigative skills in various litigation, accounting and financial settings.
Forensic accounting is more than accounting—more than detective work—it is a multifaceted specialty that requires the use of knowledge from a number of disciplines.

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Wickes Forensic Accounting


We Are Your Strategic Resource: Highly Valued | Experienced | Efficient | Tailored Case Analysis

The team at Wickes Forensic Accounting can complete your project more efficiently due to our substantial experience and our license to use certain software programs to analyze your data.

The Firm was founded by Pamela Wickes, who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Pam has over 20 years of diversified experience in the areas of private and public accounting, certain insurance claims, calculations of economic damages, fraud and other financial investigations, asset and transaction tracing, fraud prevention and detection, matrimonial / family law related services, various other forensic accounting engagements, business valuations, and other litigation support services. We believe each engagement is unique, and our approach and plan for completing each engagement is tailored accordingly.

Our fees are competitive. We purposely established billing rates that are more affordable than other firms, without compromising our exceptional service and work product.


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Forensic Accounting

Forensic accounting involves the application of fundamental accounting and forensic knowledge, as well as specialized skills applied in a variety of service areas, including bankruptcy; family law; fraud prevention, detection and response; stakeholder disputes; damages calculations and litigation support. The nature of forensic accounting engagements varies widely and can range from investigating alleged unreported income, to preparing or critiquing fidelity and crime insurance claims, to calculating damages from lost profits due to breach of a contract.
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Consulting

While “Forensic” means used in or suitable for court, companies and individuals who need to have a matter investigated, but who wish to stay out of court, can retain the Firm to provide forensic accounting services on a consulting basis. Examples of other consulting services include internal controls recommendations (fraud prevention), investigating the factors leading to insolvency, providing fraud prevention and detection training, and various operational assessments for business segments / programs within an organization.
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Collaborative Divorce Financial Services

Collaborative Divorce is an alternative dispute resolution method in Family Law where the couple commits to a negotiated outcome rather than litigation. In the collaborative divorce model, the Financial Professional plays an important neutral role in that they help the couple make informed financial decisions during the process of negotiating a mutually acceptable settlement agreement.
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Litigation Support

If you have a legal action that requires a forensic accountant, there are several ways a forensic accountant can provide litigation support services beyond the main scope of the assignment, such as identifying financial issues early on; streamlining the discovery process; assisting the legal team with drafting questions for interrogatories, depositions, and direct and cross examination; reviewing/critiquing opposing expert reports; and assisting with settlement negotiations.
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In a recent case surrounding an employment agreement dispute in Albany, NY, the Award of the Arbitrator stated,

“Pamela Wickes, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified in Financial Forensics testified on behalf of the Claimants that …, without any increase in Claimants’ compensation. She testified that the damage for Claimants combined was $1,700,000, including interest. Her analysis was extremely persuasive and detailed and she was highly credible in reaching her conclusion.”

The Arbitrator concluded the Respondent (employer) breached its agreement with the two Claimants and damages were awarded based on Wickes’ testimony and economic damages calculations.

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