Senior Director, Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services, Risk & Investigations, 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 350 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 whilet collar crime investigations; compliance framework advisory, especially in the anti-corruption and export control areas; commercial disputes, litigation support and expert witness engagements.

FTI Consulting is looking for CPA's with 8 years of public accounting experience. Senior Directors in the forensic accounting sector are responsible for planning, supervising, performing and delivering engagements with responsibility for day to day activities of the engagement team. from start to finish with minimal or no supervision. For Senior Directors, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients is critical. They must demonstrate an ability to fully lead and manage client matters with minimal input or edits from senior team members and effectively manage and meet the client's expectations at all times.

Key Responsibilities
  • Utilise advanced accounting and business process knowledge and logical reasoning skills to provide complete client services.
  • Work to ensure a quality product, as well as deliver all work within established timeframes.
  • Prepare draft expert reports, presentations and other deliverables for third parties, setting out findings and/or results of the agreed scope of work.
  • Interact directly with clients, lawyers, regulatory authorities and senior accounting personnel.
  • Maintain professional image within the firm and project the same to those outside the firm.
  • Work collaboratively with other FTI Consulting's segments to deliver collaborative solutions to clients.
  • Track progress of cases and monitor workflow of different matters.
  • Coordinate and review the work of others and ensure timely completion of engagements.
  • Supervise, coach and train junior members of staff.
  • Contribute to management of the Forensic Accounting practice through active involvement in practice development activities.
  • Assist with developing and managing a project's scope, timeline, tasks, resources and time/cost estimate.
  • Undertake business development activities and develop professional work.

Key Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related disciplines.
  • Internationally recognised professional accounting qualification.
  • 10 years of solid professional experience in forensics accounting or other work of similar natures with exposure to fraud inquiries. Direct working experience in at least one of the following matters: anti-corruption, anti-bribery, and sanctions & export control
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Certicified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Chartered Financial Analyst qualifications advantageous.
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting principles, with sound understanding of business and legal processes relevant to risk, investigation and dispute engagements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. An ability to read and speak in Chinese (either Cantonese or Mandarin) is a must.
  • Strong technical and business writing skills. Able to prepare draft expert reports to articulate key findings that are fully supported by robust analyses and evidence.
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking and quantitative skills. Ability to handle and analyse complex financial information.
  • Experience in managing teams and all aspect of engagements. Develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexibility to travel as needed.

#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