Forensic Risk Alliance - Associate

We are looking for an individual who seeks exciting, long-term career challenges and has a genuine interest in the area of forensic/investigative accounting and litigation support services. Successful individuals in this field are naturally outgoing, self-motivated, possess strong communication and analytical skills, and enjoy a wide variety of work experiences and challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform targeted analysis of data, under the guidance of Project Managers, from client ERP systems

  • Review documents to identify items relevant to investigation

  • Compile and analyse facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique financial calculations, theories, claims, or conclusions

  • Assist project managers in preparation of tables, exhibits and charts for the inclusion in draft reports

  • Maintain integrity of corporate information

  • Balance multiple projects and responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement management

  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk associated with various engagements

  • Support the firm in its business development and marketing activities

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated interest in accounting, especially in forensic-related matters

  • Ability to create and deliver work product that exceeds client expectations

  • Ability to work independently under the guidance of project managers and take ownership of specific assignment tasks

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel

  • Professional demeanour and strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to communicate professionally both internally and externally, including clear articulation of the tasks assigned to them, the procedures undertaken and the corresponding findings

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • A strong accounting, finance, and/or economics background required

  • Graduate diploma in accounting (or related)

  • Must be flexible with the travel requirements of client service projects

  • Experience in the Financial Services Industry a plus

Business fluency in German, Russian, Portuguese, Mandarin and/or Spanish strongly preferred

Years of Experience

  • Graduate - either undergraduate or post-graduate degree – with no more than 2 years of work experience of technical and financial advisory work related to accounting, audit, forensic accounting, investigation or litigation services

This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and department objectives and is not intended, and should not be construed to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or expectations associated with a job. The management team reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

FRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital or veteran status or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. In addition, if you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, this is available upon request.