Financial Advisory, Litigation & Consulting Services Associate

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At RSM, Experienced Associates work with large and small companies in various industries.  They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges.  Experienced Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment— not just one part.  Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our experienced Associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.  As an experienced Associate in the Financial Investigations and Dispute Advisory practice, you will work directly with experienced CPAs, CFEs, and other consultants and business leaders on a large cross-section of engagements actively contributing your ideas to help resolve matters for our clients. 

Many of the job responsibilities required of an Experienced Associate in the Financial Investigations and Dispute Advisory practice are directly related to complex litigation and financial disputes.  You will use your strong accounting and analytical skills to develop quality solutions to meet client requirements.  Examples of specific assignments could include:


  • Forensic examination of accounting books and records

  • Analyzing and reconstructing fraudulent transactions, complex transactions, financial statements, etc.

  • Performing electronic reviews of evidence

  • Asset tracing

  • Conducting industry and client research and analysis

  • Documenting current client business processes and internal control environments

  • Assisting with interviews relevant to a particular litigation matter

  • Assisting with the preparation of detailed analyses, expert and other reports, affidavits, and other client deliverables (demonstrative tables, exhibits and charts)

  • Compiling organized workpapers

  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals to new and existing clients

  • Cultivating and maintaining positive, productive, and professional relationships with colleagues and clients


    Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum B.A. / B.S. degree or equivalent in Accounting from accredited university; Master of Accountancy or Master of Science in Accounting preferred

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA / 3.5 preferred

  • One or more years experience in providing litigation, investigation, and forensic accounting services

  • Attained or progress towards attaining CPA, CFE and/or CFF certifications

  • Ability to have flexibility to meet client deadlines

  • Ability to travel locally & nationally to clients and other RSM offices and work with different RSM practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills to articulate information in a clear and concise manner

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Eagerness and willingness to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and understand your role on the team

  • Natural aptitude for problem solving

  • Self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision

  • Driven to exceed client expectations

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Desire to learn and develop


You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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Job ID req4220
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: FAS Fin Investigation&Dispute
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4220
Location: 44 Montgomery Street, Ste 3900, , San Francisco, CA US
Region: West Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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