Associate Director, GRIP l Forensic & Litigation Consulting

FTI Consulting

  • Full Time

FTI is involved in complex, global, and high-profile litigation, arbitration and investigations combining end-to-end risk advisory and investigative and disputes expertise to deliver holistic solutions for our clients.

This Associate Director position is within FTI Consulting’s Global Risk and Investigations Practice; It’s a regional position based in Bogota. The Associate Director will serve as Project Manager to internal investigations, data analytics, business intelligence, damages calculation and due diligence matters. He will manage other consultants in order to attend project needs and will oversee all work product and client deliverables under her umbrella to maintain quality

  • This is an ideal opportunity for someone who:
  • Learns well on the fly – while we do have training materials and sessions, most of the learning occurs on the job from your colleagues as you contribute to a project.
  • Is technically minded – all our work requires thinking in a logical, mathematical way about processes and sets of data.
  • Works flexibly with a variety of team members – we work on a variety of projects at the same time, each of which can be staffed differently.
  • Is eager and excited to learn – a positive, open-minded attitude will ensure quality work and bodes well for long-term career development.
  • Works hard – while we do innovate, everyone has regular assigned tasks that are part of the overall workflow and on which high quality client service depends.
  • Enjoys solving the impossible – we often receive requests that require us to consider difficult questions and develop new processes.
  • Has the ability to travel when requested. Average travel is less than 5%.

What You’ll Do    

  • Responsible for day-to-day activities of projects including interaction with other consultants, supervisors, and client personnel.
  • Lead on business development activities to continue expanding our disputes & arbitration, damages, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence offerings throughout the region.
  • Act as project manager and lead on projects without oversight for internal investigations, forensic accounting, damages calculation, data analytics, business intelligence, and due diligence.
  • In-detail review of work product from consultants, senior consultants and other associate directors to ensure quality and organization across the board.
  • Apply analytical skills and leverage existing methodologies to various client situations and practice disciplines and create novel, customized solutions to meet shifting client needs.
  • Responsibility for day-to-day activities of economic expert witness reports, fraud investigations and corporate intelligence projects.
  • Financial and Economic Analysis in order to support the strategy of clients in their disputes. This analysis includes damages estimations, loss of profits, balance and profit, and losses analytical reviews creating financial models.
  • Perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information; prepare reports for third parties, as necessary, on the project´s scope and/or result of activities.
  • Utilize logical reasoning skills to provide complete client service.
  • Apply Data Analytics techniques and tools to fraud investigations, identifying behaviors, patterns, and trends in financial databases.
  • Perform financial and economic analysis in order to support the strategy of clients in their disputes. This analysis includes damages estimations, loss of profits, balance and profit losses analytical review creating financial models, among others.
  • Collect data from numerous and diverse internal and external sources in order to identify market, regulatory, industry and investment trends- special focus on the diversified financial services industry: e.g. Retail banking, Private banking and wealth management, Corporate banking and capital markets, Asset management, Life and property insurance, Risk, liquidity and capital management, Payments.
  • Design, develop, and implement innovative reports/dashboards using Excel, Power Point, Access, Power BI or Tableau.
  • Draft presentations and business cases for internal audiences.
  • Organize information to facilitate effective data access and analysis:
  • Turn data into meaningful insights.
  • Turn insights into meaningful and actionable recommendations.
  • Perform industry research, assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties, and develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.
  • Work to ensure a quality product and delivery of all work within established timeframes.
  • Introduce additional FTI services to clients as needs dictate.
  • Provide superior client service in demanding, deadline-driven situations.
  • Maintain professional image within the firm and project same to those outside the firm.

How You’ll Grow

Our practice provides the opportunity for a motivated professional to work in a leveraged, team-based model of diversely skilled, intelligent, and successful individuals. Team members regularly exceed expectations and are recognized accordingly through promotion, compensation, public recognition and positive feedback. You will have the opportunity to change business models and the chance to make a real impact.

Portfolio Strategy

  • Leverage data and insights to understand product, segment financials and drivers, finding strategies to boost client engagement.
  • Manage end-to-end channel execution. Channels include Salesforce, the website and other touchpoints as they become available.

Basic Qualifications

  • This role requires travel to clients and FTI offices
  • COVID Vaccine required*
  • BS or BA college degree required (BA in law, Economics, Political Science, Business Administration, Accounting)
  • Master´s degree (MBA preferred)
  • Minimum 8 years of consulting experience
  • Good quality review skills
  • Good knowledge of database management
  • Experience in managing structured and unstructured data sources
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English

Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency is database softwares
  • Strong proficiency with Windows and related software, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication and client interface skills (verbal and written)
  • Outstanding client service in demanding, deadline–driven situations
  • Ability to work independently in fast-paced, multi-task environment
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure Strong logical reasoning skills
  • Proven ability to conduct training in a professional environment
  • Extensive experience working with a broad range of public records including criminal and civil proceedings, bankruptcies, corporation records, property records, international corporate documents
  • Extensive experience working with the online information resources commonly used in investigative research (e.g. Accurint, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Factiva, etc.)
  • Experience assigning work to subcontractors, negotiating budgets and deadlines

*Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should complete a request for accommodation form by contacting recruitingsupport@fticonsulting.com .

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays and paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Free snacks and drinks
About FTI Consulting
What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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