Forensic Accountant – Senior Level

Our Recruitment Division client, located in Toronto, practices exclusively in the area of investigative and forensic accounting.  The Firm specializes in the quantification of insurance claims, including business interruption, income replacement benefits, inventory losses and employee dishonesty. 

Clients include insurance companies, law firms, corporations and individuals.

The Opportunity
As an integral part of their strategic growth plan, they are seeking an accomplished, senior level forensic accountant whose career is focused on insurance loss quantification.  The ideal candidate possesses a meaningful client base, strong business development skills and a desire to become a partner in the Firm.
Responsibilities will include:
           Liaising with policyholders and their representatives
           Analyzing financial information
           Performing research
           Preparing reports and schedules
           Providing timely and regular status updates to clients
           Meeting time budgets and deadlines
           Staying current with applicable legislative and legal decisions
           Preparing engagement proposals, work plans, time budgets and fee estimates
           Acquiring, developing and maintaining strong client relationships
           Supervising and mentoring junior staff
           Reviewing reports and other work prepared by the Firm’s professionals
           Performing critiques of reports prepared by opposing experts
           Preparing and executing client development initiatives

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience
           Self-motivated and possessing an entrepreneurial flair
           Canadian accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
           7+ years’ experience in the quantification of commercial insurance claims
           Superior attention to detail and accuracy
           Excellent professional judgment and ability to problem solve
           Ability to understand businesses operating in different industries and the impact of loss events
           Strong analytical skills, including proficiency in analyzing industry data and considering non loss-related factors impacting a business, in order to determine the loss due to the incident
           Superior report writing skills
           Proven business development abilities
           Strong interpersonal skills, including communicating in person, e-mail and telephone
           Well organized, able to prioritize numerous tasks, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously
           Proficient with Excel and Word
           Ability to work both independently and also a consummate team player
           Ability to meet time budgets and deadlines
           Strong commitment to client service
           Demonstrated ability to accomplish performance objectives directly and through the effective supervision of subordinate staff
           Ability to attract, retain and develop high quality employees
           Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates

If interested and qualified for this role please email or call 905-566-5627x2873.