Forensic & Litigation Intern - 2022 in San Diego, CA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.  

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:  

•    2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
•    2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
•    Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
•    2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
•    2021 Vault Rankings - 5th Best Accounting Firm for Client Interaction  

Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. MHM is an independent CPA firm that provides audit, review and attest services, while CBIZ provides, business consulting, tax and financial services. 

The Forensic and Litigation Intern works as a member of the Client Services group and can expect a diverse experience ranging from accounting procedures for litigation engagements to the performance of business appraisal and valuation services. This position performs many of the duties of an entry level forensic accountant including working directly for corporate clients, under the supervision of upper level management.

This is a part-time or full-time internship position, the intern is expected to work at minimum 24/hrs (part-time) - 40/hrs (full-time) a week.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Performance of preliminary valuation, forensic, and appraisal analyses, including the development of comparative adjusted financial statements and data input for expert witness exhibits
  • Gain an understanding of accounting framework, tax law, and audit methodologies and their applicability to the litigation environment
  • Develop knowledge of the relevant statutory and family codes and their applicability to accounting principles in the performance of forensic accounting
  • Participate in client assignments from beginning to end
  • Create forensic and economic models for the presentation of forensic conclusions
  • Execute complex technological procedures within industry standard accounting systems
  • Identify and communicate case issues, findings, and improvement opportunities with senior associates, managers, and partners to resolve client issues discovered during engagements
  • Work with discovery team to inventory and reconcile documents and data produced in preparation for submission to courts, attorneys, and clients
  • Assist in preparation of exhibits and background information for expert witness testimony
  • Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality and personal conduct 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active participation in student organizations or work experience in accounting or a related field is a plus, but not required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and software

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

If you are a qualified individual with a disability you may request reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by calling 844-558-1414 (toll free) or send an email to accom@cbiz.com.

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CBIZ is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and reviews applications for employment without regard to the applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition or any other reason prohibited by law. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit these following pages EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement.

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