About Charles River Associates:For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you launch your career.Experts in CRA's Forensic Services practice provide independent technical accounting and forensic expertise in complex litigation, internal investigation, and white collar defense matters. Companies and their legal counsel routinely call upon us to investigate a broad range of allegations, including accounting and financial reporting, employee misconduct, fraud, and non-compliance. Our teams integrate expertise in accounting, technology, and business intelligence; and they possess the skills required to ensure our work will withstand aggressive, adversarial and/or regulatory scrutiny.As a firm we offer a top-notch experience for junior consultants; a rigorous analytical education, opportunities for significant responsibility, and resources to support professional growth. As an Analyst/Associate you will conduct research and use statistical software to organize, analyze, and deliver data-driven insights, you'll have frequent contact with senior leadership, and you will always have your project team as a resource.Job Overview:As an analyst/associate your responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):* Utilize accounting and financial background to assist in accounting and auditing analyses to support senior experts conduct analysis of financial data.* Utilize database skills to effectively analyze large data sets.* Investigate and analyze financial evidence including financial documents and transactions.* Prepare analytical analyses such as financial models for litigation and expert support as needed.* Assist with recruiting and training efforts as needed.Basic Qualifications:* Must hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field with 0-3 years of professional experience.* Demonstrated problem solving and effective oral and written communication skills.* Must demonstrate rigorous organizational skills and attention to detail in all facets of work.* Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage multiple projects and meet timely deadlines.* Ability to travel.Desired Qualifications:* Maintain or actively be pursuing a CPA designation.* Familiar with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate governance and regulatory environments.* Skilled in intelligence gathering and data analysis.Charles River Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.
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