CAREERS AT CBIZ

Litigation Associate in Tampa, FL at CBIZ

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities 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 recognized as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation for 2016. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more. 

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States.  With more than 35 offices and more than 3,000 professionals in our Financial Services division, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses.  MHM provides high quality audit and attest services, while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

The Forensic and Litigation Associate 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.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Performance of preliminary valuation, forensic, and appraisal analyses, including 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 performance of forensic accounting
  • Participate in client assignments from beginning to end
  • Create forensic and economic models for 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

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • Must have completed at least one “Busy Season”
  • 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
  • Provide service to clients on engagements under the direct supervision of management
  • May work directly with clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA License preferred

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