Senior Consultant/Manager

Melbourne, Victoria, au
Company: FTI Consulting
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 19:16:29

About the Role

Our Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services practice undertakes a wide range of engagements, including complex commercial disputes, litigation support and expert witness engagements, business valuations, fraud investigations and financial investigations. Our clients include nearly all of the major global financial institutions, private equity houses, law firms and many corporates.

As a Senior Consultant/Manager, you will supervise, execute and complete client engagements, with responsibility for conducting accounting and financial analysis, and presenting your findings in a written form. You will have visibility across the whole engagement, allowing you to appreciate how each aspect of the engagement comes together to deliver a high-quality final product. In line with the complexity of the matter, you will be assisted by and supervise the work of junior staff. You will work directly with senior members of the team who will support and guide you throughout the engagement. Your professional development will be enhanced through internal and external training, on-the-job coaching and mentoring. You will develop a strong knowledge of the legal process, especially with regard to litigation and providing expert opinions, while making use of your established analytical, accounting and finance skills.

What You’ll Do

  • Conduct financial analysis using Microsoft Excel and other tools to solve problems, include loss and damage assessment
  • Review information received and identify further information required to complete the analysis
  • Analyse and interpret large volumes of information, including accounting, financial and banking records
  • Review financial statements for compliance with Australian Accounting Standards
  • Undertake research into companies and industries using Capital IQ and other data sources
  • Prepare expert reports, client reports and presentations that detail project scope, methodology and findings Interact and meet with clients, including lawyers, in house counsel and senior accounting personnel
  • Develop project planning and management skills
  • Supervise the work of junior staff and provide coaching to junior team members
  • Undertake networking and marketing activities to develop professional contacts
  • Assist senior team members with new business development activities
  • Contribute to company initiatives and team development activities
  • How You’ll Grow

  • Be part of a global team of experts - with more experts in Who's Who Legal than any other firm
  • Opportunity to work for a leading international consulting firm
  • Small client teams which will enable you to get more closely involved with pitches and often have direct access to our key decision-makers, both internal and external
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial team, with real opportunity to grow and improve the team
  • Regular industry based training sessions to enhance your professional development
  • Support from experienced senior members of the team to discuss current projects, brainstorm ideas to solve complex problems and provide general advice around our systems and processes
  • Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related disciplines
  • Completed or working towards a Australian or internationally recognised professional accounting qualification
  • 3-6 years of professional accounting experience, including experience such as forensic accounting, business valuations, auditing and/or management accounting
  • Strong understanding of, and interest in, forensic accounting
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English required
  • Experience in writing reports
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting principles
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office applications
  • Adaptability in a fast paced and dynamic working environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle and analyse complex financial information
  • Experience of leading small teams
  • Ability to work on multiple client matters at one time
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work with senior team members and the client in demanding, deadline-driven situations
  • Strong work ethic and integrity, and high level of professionalism
  • Willingness to travel for work
  • Our Benefits

    Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Attractive remuneration
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Medical insurance program (corporate membership) for individual and dependent(s)
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Fresh fruits, snacks, and drinks
  • Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) – free to all employees and their immediate families
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing program including fitness subsidies
  • Professional membership contributions and generous paid study leave
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