Graduate Associate | Risk & Investigations, Forensic & Litigation Consulting | Singapore

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About the Role

Our Forensic Litigation and Consulting team in Singapore are involved in complex, global and high-profile litigation, arbitration and investigations combining end-to-end risk advisory, investigative and disputes expertise to deliver holistic solutions for our clients.

In specific, the Risk Advisory and Investigations team conducts research and investigations to uncover actionable intelligence and performs value-added analysis to help decision-makers address and mitigate risk, protect assets, and make informed investment decisions to maximize opportunities.

Our experts conduct independent investigations to help clients resolve a variety of issues, including:

  • Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and cross-border transactions
  • Anti-bribery and foreign corruption (FCPA / UK Bribery Act) investigations and risk assessments
  • Forensic accounting and fraud investigations
  • Business intelligence
  • Assets searches
  • Vendor screening & assessment programmes
  • Whistleblower allegations
  • Fraud risk assessments
  • Litigation and compliance support

Position Summary

As an Associate, you will contribute to client matters by completing assigned tasks accurately and on time with regular supervision. You will typically undertake tasks such as analysing accounting and financial data, performing calculations, and documenting your work.

You are expected to communicate effectively with other team members, and to take an interest in how your work fits into the overall project plan.

You will work 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete assigned tasks accurately and on time with regular supervision
  • Reconstruct accounting records from incomplete information.
  • Analyse and interpret large volumes of accounting records.
  • Assess the reliability of accounting evidence.
  • Participate in investigative interviews and 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.
  • Research and analysis of information from public-domain sources and field inquiries to support due diligence assignments, business intelligence projects and other types of investigations.
  • Evaluation of information and information sources for accuracy, reliability and relevance in assessing risk.
  • Review and analysis of local language information and, creation of research reports in English, presentations and where needed link charts or similar diagrams to record investigative actions and findings.
  • Proactive identification of new sources of information, and research tools and approaches as well as managing of these resources to achieve high quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Provision of advice on how to mitigate risk.
  • Assist with the preparation of draft expert reports and client reports and presentations.
  • Interact with clients, including lawyers, in house counsel and senior accounting personnel.
  • Contribute to company initiatives and team development activities.

How You'll Grow

  • The opportunity to learn and have exposure to a full range of risk advisory and investigations services.
  • Network and collaborate with experienced consultants across service lines.
  • Gain business communication experience with clients from different industries.
  • Gain a unique experience to work with a diverse team across Asia.
  • You will have every opportunity to prove yourself and succeed.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance/Forensic Accounting.
  • Fresh graduates with Accounting/Finance/Forensic Accounting background are welcomed to apply
  • Strong passion in financial investigations, litigation support and expert witness services.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and ASEAN languges will be added advantage.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • A keen interest in research, business intelligence and due diligence work with strong analytical skills.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office applications.
  • Eagerness to learn and the motivation to succeed.
  • Adaptability in a fast paced and dynamic working environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with senior team members and the client in demanding, deadline-driven situations.
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to travel when requested.

#LI-PN1Our 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
  • A variety of fresh fruits, snacks, and drinks

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: Singapore