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Financial Damages Senior Associate

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
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Our Economics and Damages group is seeking a staff consultant to support our leading experts to quantify lost earnings and other economic damages on large commercial litigation matters and business interruption insurance claim matters.  The analyses will often be used to support settlements in mediation or to support expert reports and testimony in arbitrations and trials.    
    
BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally. This position is open in our San Francisco, New York, and Chicago offices in a hybrid capacity and offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert service and consulting firm.     
    
This position will require a team oriented, highly motivated problem solver with robust analytical ability, strong organizational skills, and a desire to advance within a consulting organization. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in forensic accounting, economic consulting or commercial litigation damages analyses, and financial auditing. The work will involve both preparation and review of work product that may be either quantitative or qualitative in nature and providing high quality client service. Projects range from developing complex financial models, preparing supportable and detailed loss calculations, and drafting reports for litigation matters and large business insurance claims, among other forms of financial analyses.     
    
Job Responsibilities:      
  • Review and analyze financial data such as Profit and Loss Statements and Accounting Ledger.
  • Design and develop comprehensive financial and damages models and/or database using Excel.
  • Perform data analytics on large volumes of disparate datasets.
  • Prepare and audit work product of your own and/or others to assure quality and accuracy.
  • Perform industry and market research and analysis, then summarize the results into action plans.
  • Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods, and computer models to quantify damages, prepare demonstratives, and problem solve.
  • Assist in the preparation of expert witness testimony and reports on damages and claim valuation issues.
Basic Qualifications:      
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, economics, statistics, or a related field required. 
  • Must have anywhere between two to four (2-4) years of experience working for an accounting and/or consulting firm in forensics accounting, or dispute & damages related capacity.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial statements.
  • High proficiency in Excel and Power Point as well as other Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or currently working toward and any additional certifications is a plus.

Salary Range: $70,000- $150,000 per year       

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