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Competency Framework


The aim of the CRFA® Certification Program is to further develop the set of skills and competencies of the forensic accountant or fraud examiner.


Functional Competencies

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Financial Investigation
  • Internal Corporate Investigation
  • Occupational Fraud and Abuse
  • Corporate Governance and Ethical Issues

Enabling Competencies

  • Strong Analytical Skills and Professional Skepticism
  • Good Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Objectivity and Sound Judgment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Professional Skepticism
  • Creative Thinking
  • Computer and Accounting Software Proficiency
  • Credibility and Integrity
  • Professionalism and Ethical Behavior