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Litigation Arbitration & Disputes Associate

BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Litigation Arbitration & Disputes Associate is responsible for analyzing documents and data, participating in site visits and interviews, and performing transactional reviews and testing to support various litigation, investigative, and compliance projects.
Essential Duties/Functions :
- Analyzes claims and opinions made by opposing parties in disputes
- Assists senior staff in preparing for and conducting interviews, testing transactions, reviewing documents and records, performing research, and other related steps in investigations
- Participates in drafting reports of findings, and assists with the preparation of tables, exhibits and charts
- Traces transactions and activity in financial statements and other financial documents, such as bank and brokerage accounts
- Creates and utilizes financial models
- Analyzes financial and operational data and trends
- Summarizes legal documents, such as complaints and depositions
- Supports the compiling and analyses of facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique various theories, claims or conclusions
- Communicates with senior team members regarding project status and technical issues
- Other duties as required
Qualifications :
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other relevant field, required

- Internship in audit or forensic accounting, preferred

- CPA or eligible to sit for the CPA exam upon starting employment, preferred
- Other advanced certification (Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics), preferred

- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, preferred
- Expertise in Excel, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong analytical and basic research skills related to the retrieval and organization of high volumes of information
- Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm