Senior Consultant, Forensic Accounting, Shanghai

FTI Consulting

  • Full Time

Our forensic accounting and advisory services practice undertakes a wide range of engagements, including complex fraud investigations; FCPA and financial investigations; business valuation, commercial disputes, litigation support and expert witness engagements.

As a Senior Consultant, you will supervise, execute and complete client engagements, with responsibility for day-to-day activities. You will undertake investigations and complex accounting and financial analysis, prepare short reports and supervise the work of junior staff. You will work directly with senior members of the team, and receive internal training, on-the-job coaching and mentoring. You will need to develop a strong knowledge of the legal process, especially with regard to litigation, fraud and compliance issues.

What You’ll Do
    • Reconstruct complex accounting records from incomplete information.
    • Analyse and interpret large volumes of accounting records.
    • Assess the reliability of accounting evidence.
    • Perform investigative interviews and participating in client meetings.
    • Review financial statements for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Undertake company and industry analysis.
    • Perform financial, ratio and comparable company analysis and financial and discounted cash flow modelling.
    • Prepare draft expert reports and client reports and presentations, detailing project scope, methodology and findings.
    • Develop project planning and management skills.
    • Supervise the work of junior staff and provide coaching to junior team members.
    • Interact with clients, including lawyers, in house counsel and senior accounting personnel.
    • Undertake networking and marketing activities to develop professional contacts.
    • Assist senior team members with new business development activities.
    • Contribute to company initiatives and team development activities.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related disciplines.
  • China or internationally recognised professional accounting qualification.
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience, including experience in financial investigations, litigation support and expert witness services, and/or business valuation.
  • Fluency in Mandarin, proficiency in both written and spoken English required.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office applications.
  • Adaptability in a fast paced and dynamic working environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle and analyse complex financial information.
  • Experience of leading small teams working on client site.
  • Ability to work on multiple client matters at one time.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work with senior team members and the client in demanding, deadline-driven situations.
  • Strong work ethic and integrity and high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to travel when requested.


Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and collaborative team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Comprehensive leave policy
  • Health care benefits including dependents
  • Education subsidy with study and examination leaves
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for corporate charitable event donations
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