Berkeley Research Group

Consultant – Forensic Accounting and Disputes

US-NY-New York
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-1760
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting Staff

Overview

Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting.  

 

The Consultant position is a mid-level consulting staff position.  This position requires a highly motivated problem solver with solid analytical ability, strong organizational skills, and a desire to advance within the organization. The ideal candidate should be prepared to work in a team environment on a diverse range of forensic accounting assignments, including those relating to internal investigations, valuation analyses, determining lost profits, including those in connection with property and fidelity insurance claims. The work of a Consultant will involve both execution and oversight of engagement work streams that may be either qualitative or quantitative in nature, and responsibilities include: management of junior staff, design of statistical and financial analysis, modeling of financial data and markets, quality control, development and presentation of client deliverables, management of existing client relationships, industry research, and expansion of business. 

 

Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has more than 40 offices across the United States and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

 

Responsibilities

  • Plan and manage of all aspects of small to medium sized client engagements and discrete segments of larger projects.
  • Delegate assignments to staff, instruct and monitor progress, and review work product for completeness and accuracy.
  • Develop analyses and financial models using transactional data and/or financial data. 
  • Assist in the development of reports and exhibits.
  • Analyze historical and budgeted financial information to project future financial performance and lost profits.
  • Utilize forensic accounting skills to determine and quantify financial losses, including those with respect to fidelity or property insurance claims.
  • Requires familiarity with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“U.S. GAAP”) and relevant auditing standards.
  • Generate client deliverables and make valuable contributions to expert reports.
  • Manage client relationships and communicate results and work product as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods and computer models to develop solutions.
  • Participate in group practice meetings, contribute to business development initiatives and office functions such as staff training and recruiting.
  • Prioritize assignments and responsibilities in order to meet goals and deadlines.

Qualifications

  • A degree (e.g., BS, BBA, MBA, M.A., M.S., etc.) with a focus in business analytics (accounting, finance, economics, information systems) or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of work experience with a focus on forensic accounting and data analytics.
  • An active CPA license or working towards obtaining a license at time of application; a Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”) and/or a Certified in Financial Forensics (“CFF”) accreditation is a plus.
  • Proven capability with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with relational database program(s) (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Stata, MS SQL Server, MS Access). A desire to expand those capabilities is required, as is the ability to train others to use such tools.
  • Desire and ability to manage processes and other consultants.
  • Commitment to producing high quality analysis and attention to details.
  • Keen interest in economic or financial analysis and research.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire to work within a team environment.

 

Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship. 

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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