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  • Location: West LA, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #478

Growing full service boutique accounting firm in West LA is looking for a Forensic Accountant. They specialize in forensic accounting and litigation support with an emphasis on family law litigation and valuation. This is a great opportunity for someone to gain a broad range of experience away from traditional CPA work.

Responsibilities:

  • Tracing of account activity
  • Preparing valuations of closely held businesses
  • Researching industry and market data
  • Maintaining, organizing, and managing a document inventory system
  • Calculating income available for spousal and child support
  • Determining parties' marital standard of living
  • Preparing community and separate property balance sheets and analyzing reimbursement claims
  • Preparing declarations and reports summarizing findings
  • Preparing or reviewing work papers supporting work products
  • Assisting the partners in preparation of working files to be utilized in Court or at settlement conferences

Qualifications:

  • CPA license or CPA candidate preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience or industry/business experience gaining an in-depth understanding of accounting systems and financial records, be able to relate experience to available position
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and pride in work excellence
  • Team attitude and willingness to assist others
  • Curious mind with a high intellect and thirst for gaining knowledge
  • Ability to work under deadlines when necessary
  • Solid working knowledge of how businesses operate/conduct business
  • Proficiency and creativity in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and QuickBooks
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and presence in meetings and conference calls with attorneys, clients, and junior staff members
  • Prior forensic accounting experience is not required, but is a plus
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