Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2023
Alvarez & Marsal is a premier independent global professional services firm specializing in providing turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. Our talent drives our success, resulting in our growing Disputes and Investigations practice becoming one of the most respected in the industry. From the boardroom to the courtroom, the firm delivers a wide array of solutions to contentious situations by drawing on the deep skills, diverse disciplines and experiences of its professionals. Our investigations practice is Chambers-rated and Who’s Who Legal-recognized. We are recognized by Global Arbitration Review as one of the leading firms of independent experts for arbitration and considered a top three firm by Who’s Who Legal based on the number of experts across the globe. Our clients include major banks, leading law firms, private equity firms and well-known corporations and upper-mid-sized companies.
What will you be doing?
You will be working closely with a team to resolve complex investigations and compliance matters that pose a significant risk for our clients. You will conduct fraud investigations, forensically analyze complex transactions and fact patterns, and support clients in litigation.
You will be helping our clients and their counsel understand and resolve the financial impacts around their legal matters relating to complex accounting and financial issues across a wide range of projects involving investigations of white-collar crime, forensic accounting and consulting, and post-acquisition disputes. We are trusted advisors to our clients, and you will build relationships and an in-depth understanding of the client, the industry and the case to surface and address key issues, from the big picture to the smallest details. You will develop and communicate your analyses, findings, and insights to your team. Relying on your initiative and flexibility to deliver results in an agile and collaborative team environment, you will build strong relationships with clients, legal counsel, and expert witnesses. Some of the main responsibilities are:
Who will you be working with?
At A&M, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of supportive and motivated professionals that love to share their knowledge and depth of industry experience with others. A&M's Disputes and Investigations practice comprises professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, who bring and share their deep expertise in conducting investigations, delivering expert witness reports, and providing forensic technology services. We have an inclusive developmental environment where everyone has the opportunity to learn and grow. Our culture is characterized by openness and entrepreneurial thinking, with a foundation of mutual respect and high-quality standards for our work. We strive to remove bureaucracy in favor of recognizing our team through advancement opportunities and a motivating performance-based reward structure.
How will you grow and be supported?
As a Disputes and Investigations Associate/Senior Associate, you will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level by gaining invaluable experience across different industries, sectors, and companies on a variety of interesting and critical projects. Building on your critical thinking skills, you will have the opportunity to develop your research and analysis skills in complex, ambiguous situations. Building on your communication skills, you will work to distill your findings into concise, intuitive, and compelling data stories. As part of a team, you will be working closely with our experienced professionals who will provide you with developmental feedback and growth opportunities. You will have the chance to gain exposure to a variety of disputes and investigation projects across an array of clients and over time grow and specialize within the areas that interest you.
We offer competitive benefits and opportunities to support your personal and professional development. Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being. A&M recognizes that our people drive our growth, and you will be provided with the best available training and development resources through formalized and on the job training, as well as networking opportunities with renowned legal and accounting experts. Learn more about why A&M is a great place work.
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.
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.
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.