Forensic Accountant in Miami, FL at Sedgwick

Date Posted: 9/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2020

Job Description


Forensic Accountant
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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 prepare forensic accounting calculations and reports of financial data relating to various aspects of insurance claims including but not limited to: Business Income Loss, Extra Expense, Stock/Inventory Loss, and Personal Injury Wage Loss.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Reviews and investigates financial evidence.
  • Prepares written analyses and reports.
  • Analyzes losses and claim estimates.
  • Works with adjusters on status updates.
  • Researches professional licensing and business information for new data.
  • Presents to Insurance Carriers and adjusters for Forensic Accounting Services
  • Prepares analytical data for litigation and serves as an expert witness in court cases.
  • Reviews claim evaluations and reports to ensure proper calculations have been completed before submission to carrier.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Communicates to the insured's or claimants when necessary.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college or university required.
CPA or CFE license preferred.
Experience

2+ years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in Tax /Audit within the Business/Finance Industry preferred.
Skills & Knowledge
  • Ability to perform financial data analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle stress and meet tight deadlines while handling multiple priorities
  • 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

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