Fraud Prevention and Investigation
The relationship you need to take you where you want to go
Get the guidance you need to protect your business. Our firm has been serving businesses for over 90 years. We understand the importance of preventing or mitigating losses that can occur due to fraudulent activity. Our team of forensic experts can help you identify fraud risk factors and recommend changes to strengthen internal controls. Our team confidentially investigates fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriation of assets in order to help clients make informed decisions moving forward. Your Hantzmon Wiebel team has the experience and expertise to help you take the next right step.
Meet The Team
Edward J. Schmitz joined Hantzmon Wiebel in 2005 and was named a partner in 2014. In addition to his more than 15 years of public accounting experience, Edward has more than 10 years of experience in the industry, including nine years as a controller of a manufacturing company. His particular areas of knowledge include accounting and auditing standards, internal controls, segregation of duties and fraud investigation. Edward enjoys working closely with his clients, using his experience to provide solutions to improve their accounting processes.
The Importance of Segregating Duties
Small and medium-sized companies are particularly prone to employee theft because they typically do not have the staff available to assign more than one employee to processes to help ensure that fraud does not take place. Assigning more than one employee to certain...
8 Reasons to Outsource Your Accounting
Many companies and organizations have found it difficult to hire the right accounting expertise at the right price in today’s tight labor market. Some organizations struggle to find qualified team members, or they cannot afford to pay the salary of someone who has the...
Which Level of Assurance is Right for Your Organization
It might be time for your company to upgrade (or downgrade) its level of assurance. Most organizations hire a CPA to issue financial statements that conform to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), but not all financial statements are created equal....