Analysis of Factors Affecting Fraudulent Financial Reporting with Independent Commissioners as Moderation Variable

Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Andalia; Amiruddin; Pontoh, G.T. (2021). Analysis of Factors Affecting Fraudulent Financial Reporting with Independent Commissioners as Moderation Variable, Accounting and Finance Review, 5(4): 01 – 12. https://doi.org/10.35609/afr.2021.5.4(1)

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GATR Journals Submitter

Global Academy of Training and Research (GATR)

Andalia Said

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Amiruddin Amiruddin

Hasanuddin University

Grace T. Pontoh

Department of Accounting, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia

Date Written: March 31, 2021

Abstract


Objective - This study aims to examine and analyze the effect of pressure, opportunity, rationalization, ability and arrogance on fraudulent financial reporting with independent commissioners as the moderating variable.

Methodology/Technique - The object of this research is all companies listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange during 2019. The research sample was obtained through purposive sampling method and resulted in 215 companies. The analysis technique used is multiple regression analysis and Moderated Regression Analysis (MRA).

Findings - The results show that pressure, opportunity, rationalization, ability and arrogance had a significant effect on fraudulent financial reporting. The results of the moderation regression analysis show that independent commissioners moderate the effect of pressure and arrogance on fraudulent financial reporting. Meanwhile, independent commissioners did not moderate opportunities, rationalization, and capacity for fraudulent financial reporting.

Novelty - This research contributes to the pentagon fraud theory, which proves that the elements contained in this theory can be used as a basis for analyzing fraud committed by companies, and contributing to the company so that the company's internal control is improved and the presence of an independent board of commissioners is not only a fulfillment of the company's internal control. regulations made by the IDX.

Type of Paper - Empirical.

Keywords: Pressure; Opportunities; Rationalization; Arrogance; Fraudulent Financial Reporting

JEL Classification: M41 G32, M21, M41, M42.

Suggested Citation

Submitter, GATR Journals and Said, Andalia and Amiruddin, Amiruddin and Pontoh, Grace T., Analysis of Factors Affecting Fraudulent Financial Reporting with Independent Commissioners as Moderation Variable (March 31, 2021). Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Andalia; Amiruddin; Pontoh, G.T. (2021). Analysis of Factors Affecting Fraudulent Financial Reporting with Independent Commissioners as Moderation Variable, Accounting and Finance Review, 5(4): 01 – 12. https://doi.org/10.35609/afr.2021.5.4(1), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3812398

GATR Journals Submitter (Contact Author)

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Andalia Said

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Amiruddin Amiruddin

Hasanuddin University ( email )

Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan km 10
Sulawesi, Makassar 90245
Indonesia

Grace T. Pontoh

Department of Accounting, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia ( email )

Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan km 10
Sulawesi, Makassar 90245
Indonesia

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