Forensic Accountant in Los Angeles, CA at Sedgwick

Date Posted: 9/7/2020

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Manager, Forensic Accounting
 
IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets -- their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.
Sedgwick is a global leader in property insurance claims, offering solutions for commercial and residential markets. We specialize in large/complex losses, large domestic and international commercial risks, middle market commercial property losses, and real estate and catastrophic losses.
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To be responsible managing forensic accounting team; to oversee the preparation of forensic accounting calculations and reports; including file triage, deployment of appropriate resources, responsible for meeting client expectations, and work product standards. evaluates clients income losses suffered in financial disputes.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversees and performs forensic accounting calculations and adhoc reporting.
  • Directs and reviews the work of the forensic accounting department.
  • Demonstrates expertise in accounting, damage calculations, litigation support and business skills in assisting clients involved in financial disputes.
  • Communicates with adjusters, insureds, claimants, and insurance company staff regarding files.
  • Markets profession services to adjusters and insurance company personnel.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Licensing
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Accounting, finance, or economics experience preferred.
CPA or CFE is preferred.
Experience
Eight (8) years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include five (5) years of accounting experience.
Skills & Knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of business income losses, lost profits, inventory, and forensic accounting calculations.
  • Good Oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in a team environment and/or independently
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
WORK ENVIRONMENT
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental:
Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical:
Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual:
Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE:
Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
 
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and a
Drug-Free Workplace