Forensic Accountant – Associate

Forensic Risk Alliance - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)


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
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
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
Business fluency in Portuguese, Mandarin and/or Spanish strongly preferred
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
Key competencies
Attention to detail and accuracy

Validates accuracy of data to identify and resolve inconsistencies
Creates well-organized and concise documents in accordance with FRA protocols
Team player and client oriented

Aware of how work product impacts engagement and client satisfaction
Develops an understanding of FRA’s service lines and product offerings
Contributes to overall success of the team
Willing to take on additional tasks outside remit to ensure team success
Comfortable working in multiple teams
Planning, organizing, multi-tasking

Well-organized – able to effectively balance working on multiple projects
Allocates own time efficiently and makes senior staff aware of availability and competing demands
Is proactive in seeking out work
Executes tasks on schedule
Identifies when deadlines are tight and takes action to highlight to the Project Manager
Strong communication skills

Follows up on tasks independently including proactive communication of status
Articulate clearly tasks assigned, procedures undertaken, and pertinent observations
Judgement and problem solving

Able to apply course work and prior experiences to new tasks
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.