Associate, Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services| Forensic and Litigation Consulting | Shanghai

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Company background

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring.

In Asia, FTI Consulting has a team of more than 400 professionals situated in 10 business centres across the region. We provide advice on issues in the areas of finance, risk, governance, performance, reputation, intelligence, compliance and liability. We deliver solutions through our market-leading business practices of Corporate Finance/Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology.

Position Summary:

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 an Associate, you will be required to work on client engagements under the supervision of more senior members of the team. You will typically undertake tasks such as gathering, organising and reviewing accounting and financial data, performing calculations, undertaking research, and documenting your work.

You will benefit from on-the-job coaching from experienced members of the team, and will be supported in undertaking an appropriate accounting qualification. You will also need to develop a strong knowledge of the legal process, especially with regards to litigation, fraud and compliance issues.

Key Responsibilities:

You will assist to

• Reconstruct accounting records from incomplete information.

• Analyse and interpret accounting records and assess the reliability of accounting evidence.

• Review financial statements for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

• Undertake company and industry research.

• Perform financial, ratio and comparable company analysis, and basic financial modelling.

• Document assumptions, methodology and information sources.

• Assist with preparation of reports and presentations.

• Work closely with senior colleagues on client matters.

• Attend and participate in client meetings.

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related disciplines.

• Proficiency in both written and spoken English required.

• Strong report writing skills.

• Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.

• General knowledge of accounting principles.

• Familiarity with Internet-based financial research resources.

• 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.

• Able to work with team members and the client in demanding, deadline-driven situations.

• Strong work ethic and high level of professionalism.

• Ability to travel when requested.

#LI-KZ1Our 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

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: Shanghai