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Consultor/a Forensic (Disputes & Investigations Team)

Location: Madrid, Spain
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.7000+ staff and over 70 offices worldwide. We offer a broad range of professional services including Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services. For over three decades, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has set the standard for working with organisations to solve complex problems, boost performance and maximise value for stakeholders.

Business failures, financial frauds and accounting irregularities. These and other events have resulted in regulatory interventions, investigations, financial restatements and a sizeable number of lawsuits. Dealing with matters of a complex nature requires a broad range of skills and experience. Our pan European Disputes & Investigations (DI) team has presence in Paris, London, Munich, Frankfurt, Geneva, Athens, Madrid and Zurich. The DI team has worked on some of the most significant, high-profile matters in the investigative and disputes area across many European countries and beyond. The practice comprises of professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, who bring deep expertise in conducting forensic accounting, forensic technology matters, disputes, arbitration, litigation, fraud investigations and delivering expert witness reports. Our Madrid team is led by Juan Jesús Valderas, one of the top leading expert witnesses in Spain.

We are currently seeking to recruit a forensic accounting professional to be based in Madrid to support our Disputes & Investigations practice in Spain and across Europe. The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with our Managing Director and Senior Directors / Directors on a variety of assignments in Spain and internationally  
  • Use forensic accounting skills to investigate fraud and other financial misrepresentation
  • Assist with compiling, analyzing, and documenting information in an investigation, dispute, or accounting related matter
  • Assist in the performance of complex financial models and analyses
  • Assist in the preparation of Expert Witness reports of a financial or economic nature
  • Assist with drafting reports and other client deliverables
  • Assist with researching technical and industry specific issues
  • Develop and suggest solutions to complex problems by thinking “outside the box”
  • Balance multiple client projects and other responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement management

The successful candidate will have a balance of the following skills:

  • Business university degree, ideally accounting background. Double degree (law and business) is a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required (additional language skills are highly desirable).
  • 2-3 years of experience in audit and/or a forensic and dispute consulting practice
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in combination with a positive attitude, energetic approach and self-motivation
  • Strong analytical skills combined with the ability to synthesize information from several sources and draw coherent, well-evidenced conclusions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Well-developed report writing skills
  • Strong communication and analytical capabilities with excellent attention to detail

As you will have the opportunity to be part of international projects and work with clients across EMEA, the candidate shouldd 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.

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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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