Forensic Disputes Director

RSM International

  • Full Time

Forensic Disputes DirectorWe are searching for an experienced Forensic Disputes DirectorRSM’s Forensic Accounting services team provides our
client’s and their advisers with a comprehensive range of forensic accounting
services and fraud-related services. Our growing team provides expert witness
services, undertake investigations and offer litigation support to law firms,
corporates, general counsels, arbitrators and insurers.We are looking to welcome a Forensic Disputes Director into our team to support the existing forensic practice and to develop, over time, a personal business case to progress to partner.This is a fantastic
opportunity to join a growing team at an exciting part of the
journey. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons and
discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking! ResponsibilitiesGiving expert evidence on matters civil litigation, for example claims for loss of profits (BI claims); claims for consequential losses; warranty claims; matters of technical accounting practice; professional negligence matters; business valuations; and transaction disputesPeople management including coaching, providing timely feedback, performance management, training and developmentBuilding strong relationships and network with a variety of stakeholders both internal and externalResponsible for the day-to-day activities of accounting disputes, which will include the preparation and review of expert witness and advisory reportsProvision of specialist expert advice through presentations, proposals, and reportsAbility to undertake Expert Witness testimony and ability to testify as the lead Expert and win your own premium expert appointmentsIdentifying damages or lost profits in different breach of contract or warranty disputesMaintaining an advanced level of
technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and fulfilling
professional bodies’ CPD requirementsPersonal and professional
qualitiesIt is our people
that makes RSM what it is, and our commitment to people is paramount to our
success. We have a culture of transparency, and we remain people focussed and
care about your professional and personal development.To be considered for
this opportunity, your qualifications, skills & experience must include:Qualified Chartered Accountant – ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalentSignificant professional experience, which would ideally include expert witness testimony experience in courtExcellent written & oral communication skills and demonstrable business development experience with the capability of raising own and RSM’s profile.Demonstrable experience of building strong relationships and networking with a variety of stakeholders both internal and externalTechnically strong and deep knowledge through industry experience and understanding, including regulatory requirementsCommercial and analytical mindset with complex problem-solving skillsAn ability to identify problems and provide pragmatic solutionsThe ability to gain the buy-in of stakeholders on business strategyHas a positive and personable approach to gaining the trust of clients and potential clientsTechnical experience should also
ideally include:Previous experience of giving expert evidence on accounting issues, accounting treatments and financial reportingIdentifying damages or lost profits in different breach of contract or warranty disputesExperience of being an expert determiner in a sale and purchase disputesSignificant experience of contentious business valuations DirectorPermanentLONDON – FARRINGDON STREETTransaction Advisory

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