CAREERS AT CBIZ

Forensic & Litigation Senior Associate in Tampa, FL at CBIZ

Date Posted: 3/16/2021

Job Snapshot

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 Top Workplaces US

The Forensic and Litigation Associates work 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 duties of an advance level forensic accountant including working directly for corporate clients, under the supervision of upper level management.  

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Performance of preliminary valuation, forensic, and appraisal analyses, including development of comparative adjusted financial statements and data input for expert witness exhibits.
  • Litigation Seniors contribute to activities at the senior level including interfacing with associates for project management, time management, and general supervision and guidance
  • Knowledgeable of the relevant statutory and family codes and their applicability to accounting principles in performance of forensic accounting.
  • Participate in client assignments from beginning to end.
  • Create forensic and economics models for presentation of forensic standard accounting system.
  • Identify and communicate case issues, finding, and improvement opportunities with 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 highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality and personal conduct.
  • They will participate in training and developing staff and building a team-centered client service team; monitor client issues related to compliance services and monitor engagement status and profitability as well as attending to clients expectation 



Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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