Senior Associate, Disputes & Economics, Valuation Disputes (Complex Commercial Disputes, Accounting, and Damages)

Ankura - New York, NY3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $120,000 a year
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Practice Information

Ankura’s Complex Commercial Disputes practice advises outside counsel and provides expert witness testimony for complex valuation, solvency, accounting, damages and financial advisory matters. Ankura’s experts present their findings to management committees, regulators, and state and federal courts, including U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court and U.S. District Court. We value companies and assets for quantum, transaction and financial and tax reporting purposes, perform forensic accounting analyses, work with debtors and creditors in restructuring transactions, perform solvency reports in contentious matters, and provide testimony to government regulators with regard to companies’ value and their ability to service debt and source capital while remaining solvent. We are also retained to determine the fair market value and fair value of businesses in a variety of industries, as well as to value complex intellectual property.


Senior Associates and Directors, working as part of a project team, perform critical, value-added work that help clients develop solutions to resolve complex disputes. Responsibilities may include developing and performing financial, accounting, economic, and statistical analyses; developing spreadsheet or database computer models; demonstrating proper documentation and quality control of analysis; providing detailed fact finding and research; and providing excellent client service.

Preference: Desire to obtain Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Accredited Business Valuation (ABV), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or MBA. Will consider CVA.
Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, finance, economics or related disciplines

1-3 years of experience in:
Accounting at public accounting firm in an audit, tax or consulting capacity OR
Valuation consulting, for either litigation, accounting or transaction purposes
Financial and cash flow modeling using spreadsheets
Interpretation and critical analysis of financial statements
Effective oral and written communication skills
Collaborative team player
Willingness to work in dynamic analytical environment
Ability to support multiple projects and meet deadlines
Strong project management skills
Ability to understand the importance of privileged and confidential communications
Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.