Job Posting: FORENSIC ACCOUNTANT

Job Summary

Wickes Forensic Accounting & Consulting, LLC is seeking an experienced accounting professional specializing in litigation matters or a CPA with 4+ years of experience. The forensic accounting practice offers a wide variety of forensic accounting services, litigation support services, collaborative divorce financial services, and internal control consulting. The diverse forensic accounting case load is both interesting and challenging and involves divorces, owner / stakeholder disputes, lost profits, construction contract disputes and civil economic damages as well as employee fraud related criminal matters. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated professional, who has a genuine interest in the area of forensic accounting and litigation support services, to work with a credentialed and experienced forensic accountant in all aspects of cases and to foster a long-term career in this niche area of accounting.  Some travel is required.  Total compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with all facets of engagements, including engagement management administration
  • Gather, organize, understand, analyze and summarize supporting documentation
  • Review and analyze historical financial statements, accounting records and tax returns, industry information, revenue and expense projections
  • Data mine and analyze accounting data and related records
  • Reconstruct financial and accounting records, fraudulent transactions, etc.
  • Trace funds, assets and various transactions
  • Compile and analyze facts and circumstances to formulate, substantiate and critique various damages theories, claims or conclusions
  • Draft questions for witnesses, interrogatories, document requests, deposition and cross examination questions
  • Draft reports and the prepare related tables, exhibits and charts
  • Assist with speaking engagements and other promotional endeavors
  • Cultivate and maintain positive, productive, and professional relationships with colleagues/referral sources and clients

Basic Qualifications

  • Accounting background and CFE, CPA, and/or CFF certifications or working towards completion
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to handle short deadlines, work well under pressure, prioritize multiple projects, plan work activities and use time efficiently
  • Able to work independently to gather facts, organize data, perform various analysis, and identify relevant issues
  • Professional demeanor and strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • CFE, CPA, and CFF certifications
  • Audit experience
  • Experience mining and analyzing transactional data
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team of professionals to address all facets of divorce matters including equitable distribution, spousal maintenance, child support, and other ancillary issues

Mail Your Application

Please mail your resume and cover letter to:

125 Wolf Rd, Suite 111
Albany, NY 12205

Submit Your Application Online

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, odf.
Pamela Wickes
Pamela Wickes
For 20 years Pam has provided diversified accounting services, which, since 2004, have been focused in a wide variety of forensic accounting matters. Meet the Forensic Lady, Pamela Wickes, CPA, CFE, CFF, ABV.

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