EisnerAmper LLP announced that Jeffrey Buchakjian, a partner and forensic accounting specialist in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services Group, was appointed Chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential Committee.
In this position, Buchakjian will use his expertise from years of experience in the forensic accounting field to lead the committee in its various supportive efforts for the AICPA. The CFF Credential Committee plays an important role in promoting the growth of financial forensics services by raising the level of awareness of the CPA/CFF credential, as well as the CPA’s role in financial forensics. In addition, the committee works to develop and maintain qualification requirements for credential applicants, develops initiatives to recruit and retain credential holders, and serves as technical advisors to the AICPA regarding educational offerings for potential credential holders.
Buchakjian specializes in providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services to attorneys, public and private corporations, and governmental agencies. He provides consulting and investigation services on matters involving financial fraud, commercial litigation and disputes, insurance claims and asset tracing. Buchakjian is frequently asked to conduct seminars and continuing professional and legal education programs in the areas of forensic accounting and fraud. He is a past recipient of the AICPA’s Standing Ovation Award for his contributions to the areas of forensic accounting and business valuation.
“The CFF is a highly recognized and well-respected credential in the field of forensic accounting,” said Buchakjian. “I look forward to working with my fellow committee members across the country to continue to develop thought leadership and increase awareness of our growing profession.”