You are the internal accountant at a company that is preparing for an upcoming government contract bid. The management in your company is deciding if it is necessary for the company to perform a full financial status review prior to the bid. As an internal accountant, prepare a report for management that provides supporting information for a full financial status review prior to the bid.
Write a paper of no more than 1,050 words that includes the following sections:
• Section I: The effect of occupational fraud and abuse on the company
• Section II: U.S. governmental oversight of accounting fraud and abuse and its effect on the company
• Section III: Potential corruption schemes to be aware of in the company
• Section IV: Recommendation of types of accounting evidence and methods of gathering such evidence to support the financial status review