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Financial Shenanigans, Fourth Edition


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Table of Contents

Preface: Reflections on My Last 25 Years
Part One: Establishing the Foundation
Chapter 1: 25 Years of Shenanigans
Chapter 2: Just Touch Up the X-Rays
Part Two: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigans
Chapter 3: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 1: Recording Revenue Too Soon
Chapter 4: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 2: Recording Bogus Revenue
Chapter 5: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 3: Boosting Income with One-Time or Unsustainable Activities
Chapter 6: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 4: Shifting Current Expenses to a Later Period
Chapter 7: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 5: Employing Other Techniques to Hide Expenses or Losses
Chapter 8: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 6: Shifting Current Income to a Later Period
Chapter 9: Earnings Manipulation Shenanigan No. 7: Shifting Future Expenses to the Current Period
Part Three: Cash Flow Shenanigans

Chapter 10: Cash Flow Shenanigan No. 1: Shifting Financing Cash Inflows to the Operating Section
Chapter 11: Cash Flow Shenanigan No. 2: Moving Operating Cash Outflows to Other Sections
Chapter 12: Cash Flow Shenanigan No. 3: Boosting Operating Cash Flow Using Unsustainable Activities
Part Four: Key Metrics Shenanigans
Chapter 13: Key Metric Shenanigan No. 1: Showcasing Misleading Metrics that Overstate Performance
Chapter 14: Key Metric Shenanigan No. 2: Distorting Balance Sheet Metrics to Avoid Showing Deterioration
Part Five: Acquisition Accounting Shenanigans
Chapter 15: Acquisition Accounting Shenanigan No. 1: Artificially Boosting Revenue and Earnings
Chapter 16: Acquisition Accounting Shenanigan No. 2: Inflating Reported Cash Flow
Chapter 17: Acquisition Accounting Shenanigan No. 3: Manipulating Key Metrics
Part Six: Putting it all Together
Chapter 18: The Unraveling
Chapter 19: The Forensic Mindset

About the Author

Dr. Howard Schilit is the founder and CEO of Schilit Forensics, and a pioneer in the field of detecting accounting tricks in corporate financial reports. He is the author of all previous editions of Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports. Schilit has been a leading spokesman before the US Congress, regulators, and global media outlets about accounting tricks and the early warning signs of business deterioration in public filings. He began his career as a professor of accounting at American University and continues to teach and lecture all over the world.
Jeremy Perler is the Director of Research at Schilit Forensics and co-author of the third edition of Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports. He serves on the Standing Advisory Group of the PCAOB. He previously sat on the FASB's Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) as a representative of the Investor Community. He holds a Master of Accounting and a BBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Yoni Engelhart
is a partner at Schilit Forensics. Previously, he served as a Principal at Partners Capital, a Product Management Specialist at Wellington Management Company; and held several roles at CFRA including Senior Analyst, Director of Business Strategy, and Director of Quantitative Research. Yoni is a CFA Charterholder. He holds a BS from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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