Fraud Examiners, Investigators & Analysts

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Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Forensic Accountant, Investigator, Special Investigations Unit Investigator (SIU Investigator)

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What they do:
Obtain evidence, take statements, produce reports, and testify to findings regarding resolution of fraud allegations. May coordinate fraud detection and prevention activities.
On the job, you would:
  • Gather financial documents related to investigations.
  • Interview witnesses or suspects and take statements.
  • Prepare written reports of investigation findings.


Arts and Humanities

  • English language


  • accounting and economics
  • management

Safety and Government

  • law and government
  • public safety and security

Engineering and Technology

  • computers and electronics


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • writing things for co-workers or customers

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions



  • communicate by writing
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Persistence


You might use software like this on the job:

Business intelligence and data analysis software

  • Tableau Hot Technology
  • TIBCO Spotfire

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology In Demand

Data base user interface and query software

  • Microsoft SQL Server Hot Technology
  • Structured query language SQL Hot Technology In Demand


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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