Melanie Blain specialises in interpreting complex financial and non-financial information providing answers for clients, particularly C-Suite and Boards of Directors. With nearly 20 years of experience in auditing, forensic accounting and fraud investigation, clients value her sensible approach and solutions.
Melanie is a Chartered Accountant and has led a wide range of fraud risk and investigation matters. Her experience includes financial statement audits, contract compliance, claims verification and dispute resolution, forensic auditing/accounting, due diligence, risk management, risk assessments, internal audit, fraud and corruption control/investigation.
Melanie specialises in the investigation of fraud, corruption and misconduct matters, procurement fraud and associated conflict of interests, employee misconduct including allegations of breach of company policies, and payroll and timesheet fraud. She regularly advises and guides clients on how to manage and mitigate internal and external fraud and corruption risks.
Melanie has worked in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, including working in both ‘Big Four’ and boutique firms. Her breadth of industry sector experience includes government (state and local), agriculture, not-for-profit and extractive industries (including oil, gas, mining and construction of the supporting infrastructure).
Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
Certificate III – Investigative Services
Certified in SCAN (Scientific Content Analysis)
B.Comm., Accounting, University of Canterbury
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