Senior Associate, Forensic Technology Services
Global Forensic and Dispute Services - Houston, TX

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Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.

A&M's Global Forensic and Dispute Services (GFD) practice has set a new standard for bringing a practical, results-oriented approach to solving problems related to business investigations, complex disputes and regulatory interventions. From the boardroom to the courtroom, the firm delivers a wide array of solutions to contentious situations by drawing on the deep skills, diverse disciplines and experiences of its professionals who offer a unique ability to articulate complex findings in a clear and meaningful manner.

A&M's Forensic Technology team comprises senior forensic and information security technologists, who bring deep expertise in Computer Science and Information Systems, and offer a hands-on approach to collecting, preserving and analyzing electronic information. Our GFD team has experienced unprecedented growth and therefore, an opportunity exists for us to strengthen the team at the Senior Associate level, specifically within Forensic Technology in order to provide resources and leverage to a growing and highly experienced Senior Management team.

Collect, import and analyze large volumes of structured data; maintaining quality control during the process; prepping the data for complex query analysis
Use a variety of data analysis tools to conduct extensive financial and data analyses, and financial modeling through complex querying logic
Work with engagement teams with the preparation and review of damage claims, drafting of expert reports, preparing expert witnesses for deposition and trial testimony, and summarizing findings in exhibits for trial or other dispute resolution forums.
Assist with sensitive work including special investigations and projects with undefined tasks
Prepare privileged and confidential client communications for senior level review

Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems or Computer Science with a minimum of 12 hours in Finance/Accounting coursework
Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience (Big 4 or professional services preferred)
Programming experience in C, VB, C#, T-SQL or similar is required
Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Access and Excel is required
Experience with Microsoft SQL Server a plus
Solid organizational skills
Thrives in a fast-paced, challenging, and unpredictable environment
Fast learner, eager to learn new technologies
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving
Driven by values and integrity, straight talker, builds confidence and leads by example
Demonstrable ability to balance a high level view with detail
A natural ability to prioritize – especially in highly pressurized situations
Autonomous – Alvarez & Marsal has a flat structure with a self-sufficient culture
Entrepreneurial spirit
Flexibility to travel approximately 20% of the time