Litigation Associate
BDO USA, LLP - Chicago, IL

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The Litigation Services Associate is responsible for assisting in compiling and analyzing documents to support consulting, testimony and arbitration services.

External Job Description - Essential Duties/Functions
  • Assists with engagements related to accounting matters in litigation or under investigation
  • Interacts with high level client personnel and attorneys, as well as Federal and local government agencies
  • Supports the compiling and analyzes of facts to formulate, substantiate and/or critique various damage theories, claims or conclusions
  • Participates in the investigations of individuals or groups potentially in possession of information regarding fraudulent activities
  • Assists with analyzing claims and damage calculations made by opposing parties
  • Identifies relevant business documents in connection with estimation of damages in large civil litigation matters
  • Participates in the drafting of reports of findings and assists with the preparation of tables, exhibits and charts
  • Attends depositions of fact witnesses and expert witnesses to assist counsel with questioning
  • Partners with client attorneys to aid in trial preparation and preparation of expert witnesses for testimony
  • Other duties as required
External Job Description - Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other relevant field required
  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree preferred
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Eligible to sit for the CPA exams upon starting employment required
  • CPA preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visio preferred
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and basic research skills related to the retrieval and organization of high volumes of information
  • Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
  • Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm

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