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Forensic Accounting - Disputes (Paris)

Location: Paris, France
Date Posted: May 4, 2023

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Forensic Accounting - Disputes (Paris)

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, 7,500+ staff and over 70 offices worldwide. We offer a broad range of professional services including Disputes and Investigation and Valuations. Since inception, A&M has set the standard for conducting rigorous financial and economic analysis to help resolve complex issues.

The Team
Lead in France by Andrew Flower, one of the leading providers of expert evidence in international arbitration (both commercial and investor state), this successful team of Accountants provide in-depth analysis, quantum of damages, forensic accounting, valuation and expert testimony in litigation and international arbitration matters.

The Role
There exists an opportunity in Paris for an experienced Accountant either with previous Disputes and Arbitration experience or, an Auditor wishing to transfer their skills into a Forensic Accounting team. You will:

  • Work closely with our Managing Director and Senior Directors on a variety of assignments in France and internationally  
  • Use forensic accounting skills to investigate fraud and other financial misrepresentation
  • Create and contribute to complex financial models for arbitration & litigation purposes
  • Produce detailed Valuation reports for a range of cross-border disputes
  • Assist in the preparation of Expert Witness reports of a financial or economic nature
  • Provide strategic financial or economic advice to lawyers & clients to support their legal strategy

The Requirements
The successful candidate will have a blend of the following skills:
  • Audit trained Accounting essential
  • Experience working on Forensic Disputes and Arbitration cases within a leading professional advisory firm preferable
  • Extensive knowledge and skills in accounting and valuation
  • Strong analytical skills combined with the ability to synthesise information from several sources and draw coherent, well-evidenced conclusions
  • Well developed report writing skills essential; previous experience of writing expert reports for international arbitration cases desirable but not essential
  • Fluency in French and English is required
As you will have the opportunity to be part of international projects and work with clients across EMEA, the candidate should be willing to travel.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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