Senior staff in or Manager in Forensic accounting

Reporting to the Manager in charge of the forensic area, you will play a key role in various mandates with a multitude of clients.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare financial analyses to support issues under investigation (primarily Excel spreadsheets)
  • Quality check financial and other information to source documents
  • Input data into spreadsheets and perform simple audit checks
  • Research and analyze/interpret basic accounting and financial information
  • Perform document review and validate accuracy
  • Perform due diligence work related to firm’s cases
  • Provide staff level services on investigations involving accounting issues
  • Prepare supporting documents for investigation and litigation cases
  • Set up, organize and maintain client files for engagement administration and communications
  • Assist in drafting report of findings or deposition summaries
  • Assist with preparation of reports and exhibits (Primarily Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Draft research summaries, reports and supporting documents
  • Provide general administrative support (e.g., photocopying sensitive files) and assist with department projects as needed such as pitch materials
  • Gathering and organizing data and information needed from a variety of resources; assisting with pitch materials/brochures
  • Summarize time records and prepare invoices
  • Assist with job engagement setup and conflict checks
  • Researching background information on opposing parties or past lawsuits
  • Spending time helping others – copying, binding – whatever it takes to get the project out the door
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned by the firm

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study, preferably with degree in business-related field (such as law, accounting, finance, economics or other) desired
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience, preferably in litigation support
  • Proficiency with use of website management software to conduct internet research and synthesize results into summaries
  • Basic knowledge of accounting, financial principles and fraud schemes
  • Strong organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced functions of Excel
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on teams, in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with document management and review tools such as Relativity a plus
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as required
  • Ability to learn and master traditional legal research methods and become proficient at Internet research and research databases
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm’s internal and personnel affairs and client information
  • Bilingual.

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