Forensic Accountant Senior Associate (Spanish or Portuguese Speakers)

Employer
Forensic Risk Alliance
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 21, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1749773355
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
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 analyse 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 challenges. Due to having a number of clients internationally the ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese in addition to English would be strongly preferred. Day to Day 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 analyse 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 Required Skills & Experience * Minimum of 2 5 years of technical and financial advisory experience related to accounting, forensic accounting, investigation or litigation services; prior forensic accounting experience strongly preferred * Ability to communicate at a business level in Spanish or Portuguese * 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 demeanour 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 analyse regulatory and compliance issues in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment on a global basis * Bachelors and an accounting professional qualification required About Us: FRA is a market leader in regulatory compliance, financial investigations, and data analytics. At FRA, we are regularly hired to provide expertise on some of the world s largest multi-jurisdictional investigations and compliance matters and are consistently recognised as a global market leader. Powered by JazzHR FCJHjp0TzU

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