Forensic Risk Alliance - Senior Associate

Our Forensic Accounting professionals review accounting and business records and provide detailed analysis to help uncover essential facts and insights. We bring to bear the range of our forensic investigation skill set to help our clients understand and analyze events or issues and prepare to deal with them. We have developed methodologies and strategies that help clients handle difficult circumstances.

We are looking for individuals who seek exciting, long-term career challenges and have 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 challenge

Responsibilities

  • Assist in designing the scope of work for various engagements

  • Perform complete analysis of accounting, finance, and economic issues in the context of business transactions; provide recommendations where applicable

  • Review documents to identify items relevant to investigation

  • Compile and analyze facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique various damages theories, claims or conclusions

  • Effectively facilitate smaller project teams

  • Draft reports of findings including the preparation of tables, exhibits and charts

  • Assist with engagement management administration, including budgeting, billing, control, and safeguard of assets

  • Balance multiple projects and responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement management

  • Initiate and develop relationships with working level of client team

  • Assist in the coaching, mentoring, and counselling of staff

  • Assist with the preparation of proposals; participate in marketing initiatives

  • Research market issues and identify market opportunities

  • Demonstrate an understanding of risks associated with various engagements

  • Identify and communicate risks and issues

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2–5 years of technical and financial advisory experience related to forensic accounting, investigation, audit or litigation services; prior forensic accounting experience strongly preferred

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

  • Demonstrated experience in business and strategic planning, managing client relationships

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

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

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

  • Public accounting or audit experience in a professional services firm preferred

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

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

  • Familiarity with compliance and regulatory issues

  • Strong analytical abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and very strong organizational skills

  • Excellent judgment, strong leadership skills and ability to handle a wide range of matters

  • Highly motivated, proactive, able to work independently and as part of a team with a substantially high degree of initiative and drive

  • Ability to identify and analyze regulatory and compliance issues in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment on a global basis

  • Experience in the Financial Services Industry a plus

  • Bachelors required; CPA, CFE preferred; MBA, ASA, and/or CFA a plus

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.