Investigations, Compliance & Privacy - Director

at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.
AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person (at client site or AlixPartners office) and remote working. Travel is part of this position, but the frequency may vary based on client, team, and individual circumstances.
What you'll do

You'll be a part of the team supporting our Investigations, Compliance & Privacy practice. You will work on matters related to:

Financial investigations including those involving financial statement fraud, asset misappropriation, and corruption.

Assessments of complex financial transactions for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") and international financial reporting standards ("IFRS")

Reporting and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and federal securities laws
Your work will involve a wide range of activities, such as:

Develop and assess projections and forecasts

Create financial models incorporating valuation theory such as the development of discounted cash flow (DCF) models

Analyze financial transactions for possible fraud and compliance with GAAP or IFRS

Evaluating compliance with rules and regulations of the FCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley and the federal securities laws

Research and analyze factors affecting litigation damages or valuations

Review and summarize materials produced in litigation matters such as depositions and financial statements

Review audit working papers for compliance with professional standards

Communicate with clients and colleagues in written and oral form including drafting expert reports and presentations to clients

Draft written reports

Create and manage large data sets

Apply statistical analysis

Prepare presentation materials

Perform quality control review over work product

Organize documents and work papers, including preparing supporting materials for litigation and valuation reports

Train and mentor other professional staff
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.
What you'll need

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or mathematics required; Master's is desirable.

A minimum of 10 years' experience working for an accounting firm conducting independent financial statement audits or working in a professional services firm providing dispute, litigation and/or investigative services. The ideal candidate will have worked in a "Big Four" environment and have performed the foregoing services for a publicly traded company

Strong technical accounting knowledge and the ability to resolve complex accounting problems.

The ideal candidate would have obtained a certification such as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Chartered Financial Analyst or Certified Valuation Analyst

Well-developed analytical abilities

Ability to prepare financial models and cash flow analyses

Strong project management skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks, self-prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Fluent oral and written foreign language skills (particularly Spanish) are a plus

Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently with a positive and entrepreneurial attitude

A professional demeanor with strong communication and presentation skills

Ability and willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule in order to... For full info follow application link.

AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations.  More information is available at
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Bronze award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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Job Posting: 11961039

Posted On: Jun 07, 2024

Updated On: Jul 07, 2024

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