CAREERS AT CBIZ

Manager Litigation in Los Angeles at CBIZ

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

Job Snapshot

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 the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

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, 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 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.
  • 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 in Accounting, Taxation or related field
  • 6 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • Must have active CPA or equivalent certification
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs
  • Proficient use of applicable technology

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