Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support Services

Kenneth O. Dike, CPA - Houston CPA

Kenneth O Dike, CPA, a Houston CPA firm assists companies with financial analysis in situations where fraud is suspected. Typical engagements include corporate fraud, employee dishonesty, spousal dishonesty, insurance fraud and investigation of other suspicious or questionable transactions. Our experts have the benefit of being both traditional accountants and Certified Fraud Examiners. We combine our intuitive ability and "street smarts" with our knowledge of business financial systems to complete our investigations competently and efficiently.

Forensic Accounting services in Houston, TX

  • Quantification or fraud losses
  • Investigation of theft of company assets and resources
  • Examination of bribery and corruption matters
  • Analysis of transaction flows
  • Records examination and reconstruction
  • Investigation of financial reporting irregularities
  • Insurance claims analysis
  • Search for unreported income and assets
  • Investigation of purchasing fraud and kickback schemes
  • Examination of bribery and other corruption matters
  • Analysis of accountants' work papers and programs

Litigation Support and Damage Analysis Services

Through our litigation support and damage analysis services, we assist attorneys and their clients quantify economic losses in damage suits as well as identifying assets and income streams in matrimonial matters. Our experience spans a wide variety of industries, and we have served as experts in both civil and criminal matters. Services include:

  • Damage measurement
    • Determination of lost profits and damages
    • Determination of contractual damages
    • Personal injury/ loss of income determinations
    • Business interruption damages
    • Fraud and embezzlement losses
    • Insurance claims analysis and quantification
    • Determination of losses due to professional liability
  • Divorce support
    • Funds flow tracing
    • Unreported income determination
    • Business valuations
    • Marital lifestyle analysis
    • Structuring of settlements
    • Tax planning and strategizing
    • Assistance in discovery
    • Tracing and documenting exempt assets
    • Mediation services
  • Stockholder Suits and Partnership Dissolutions
    • Determination of true income
    • Valuation of goodwill
    • Assisting in matters involving shareholder or partner oppression
  • White-Collar Crime, Fraud and Embezzlement
    • Employee and executive embezzlement investigation and quantification
    • Examination of fraud in corporate agreements
    • Examination of supplier and customer fraud
    • Investigation of financial statement fraud
  • Bankruptcy, Creditor Committees and Workouts
    • Uncovering preferential and fraudulent transfers
    • Evaluating the financial viability of the debtor-in-possession
  • Insurance Claims
    • Support for inventory and property losses
    • Assistance in construction claims
    • Determination of Lost Income
    • Claims preparation
  • Estate and Trust Matters
    • Determination of estate assets and liabilities
    • Estate and gift tax valuations
    • Estate and trust accountings
  • Construction claims
    • Computation of delay claims
    • Analysis of costs and budget variances
    • Assist surety companies in monitoring and verifying construction contract completion costs
  • Trial services
    • Expert testimony and written reports
    • Analysis and critique of opposing expert report
    • Assistance with discovery issues
    • Financial exhibits and other visual aids
    • Settlement and mediation conferences

Fraud Prevention Programs:

Our fraud prevention services are designed to assist companies prevent internal fraud and assist with compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. The services include:

  • Assessment of internal controls to determine whether there is adequate control over the accounting and financial reporting function and to identify a company's susceptibility to internal fraud.
  • Assistance with the remediation of internal control weaknesses.

We offer a FREE initial consultation for retailers. Call us today at 713-661-9982 and ask for Kenneth O. Dike to schedule a mutually convenient appointment.