Forensic Accountant Jobs

Forensic Accountant Overview


Forensic Accountants are called in when there is suspicious activity on a personal or company bank account. The Forensic Accountant then analyzes and interprets the data, summarizing the complex information into a format that others can understand. Forensic Accountants can be called on to testify in legal proceedings and present their findings to the court; they also work alongside government and police officials quite often.

Forensic Accountant Educational Requirements


At least a bachelor's degree is required to become a Forensic Accountant although there are many who hold a master's degree in accounting, financial forensics, computer science or a related field. Experience is the most important teacher in this job. Very little on-the-job training is given as Forensic Accountants are expected to already possess the analytical skills necessary. An eye for detail and the ability to easily calculate mathematics is essential as is the ability to speak clearly and concisely to large audiences. Working with others in this job is common, so conversational skills and a professional personality are good traits to have.

Forensic Accountant Job Market


There are currently more than 1 million accountants employed across the United States, but only a portion of these are Forensic Accountants. Exact numbers are difficult to pinpoint, but the accounting field is projected to grow by 13 percent by 2022, from 1,275,400 to 1,442,200 total employed accountants in the country. The amount of stress involved in this field is considerable, which results in an uncommonly high turnover rate when compared to other occupations. Similar positions include Public Accounting Forensic Accounting jobs.

Forensic Accountant Salary


Due to the delicate and secretive nature of the work, Forensic Accountants have the ability to make quite a bit of money. With an average wage of $32 an hour, Forensic Accountants earn an average of $66,000 annually. However, certain firms offer much higher salaries to skilled Forensic Accountants; depending on the company and its geographic location, a Forensic Accountant can earn as much as $171,000 to $189,000 annually.
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Forensic Accountant/Analyst (long term temp) $48-$60/hour Billion dollar global media conglomerate seeks public/private combo (CPA a +) for long term temp assignment. Individual must have 8+ years audit, accounting skills with strong understanding of fundamental accounting principles, valuation theory and procedures to analyze financial information and prepare summaries of information. Analyze d...
Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. San Antonio, TX, 78245
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP advises clients on managing business controversy and conflict, executing deals, and maintaining regulatory compliance. We provide services to companies throughout their lifecycle from purchasing a company to investigating potential fraud. We are seeking qualified Associates and Senior Associates to join the Analytic & Forensic Technology - Anti-Money Laund...
Seeking a forensic accountant who has 5 + years work experience in detailed analysis of complicated financial reports for a large client. Candidate must possess the ability and skills to prepare professionally written analyses and other reports necessary on the project scope, findings and/or results of activities. Writing skills are a must. Candidate must be proficient in PC environment and relat...
The Senior Forensic Accountant will have an understanding of fundamental accounting principles gained from education at a nationally accredited educational institution. Through the exercise of independent discretion and judgment, the Senior Forensic Accountant must apply accounting, auditing and/or valuation theory and procedures to analyze financial information and prepare summaries of informatio...
CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC (CBIZ) has been assisting hospitals and healthcare systems with the intricacies of reimbursement since 1978. Throughout our history, we have focused on helping our clients navigate the complexity of both governmental and commercial-payment models with the dual goals of optimizing revenue and achieving compliance. Our extensive knowledge base and years of industry e...
RGL Forensics Denver, CO, 80208
The Supervisor Forensic Accountant will have an understanding of fundamental accounting principles gained from education at a nationally accredited educational institution. Through the exercise of independent discretion and judgment, the Supervisor Forensic Accountant must apply accounting, auditing and/or valuation theory and procedures to analyze financial information and prepare summaries of in...
RGL Forensics Seattle, WA, 98113
The Senior Forensic Accountant will have an understanding of fundamental accounting principles gained from education at a nationally accredited educational institution. Through the exercise of independent discretion and judgment, the Senior Forensic Accountant must apply accounting, auditing and/or valuation theory and procedures to analyze financial information and prepare summaries of informatio...
Accountant-(Forensic Accountant) & (Fixed Asset Accountant) Our client in North Atlanta is currently searching for multiple accountants to work on a contract basis. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting and analysis for assigned business unit to facilitate decision-making on strategic initiatives The role entails data collection from their system Must have an under...
WATERFRONT COMMISSION OF NEW YORK HARBOR The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, a bi-state agency with offices in New York and New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Intelligence Analyst to join its Intelligence Division located in downtown New York City. Our mission is to investigate, deter, combat and remedy organized criminal activity and racketeering influence in the Port of New York – Ne...
Tax Accountant needed for full time position, downtown San Diego firm in beautiful office over looking PetCo Park. Firm specializes in tax planning and preparation for entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, corporations, and partnerships. Lacerte software experience a must. Principle is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and Forensic Accountant and firm does a lot of white collar crime tax fraud ...
FTI Consulting Houston, TX, 77020
ABOUT THE COMPANY: FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,100 professionals in 25 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, ...
Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. Arlington, TX, 76004
Deloitte & Touche's dynamic Federal Practice based in Washington D.C. and the surrounding Metropolitan area has opportunities for you to become part of their high-quality team that delivers innovative solutions to key Federal clients in audit and accounting, financial management, business process improvement, risk and compliance, security and privacy, IT governance and technology controls, finance...
FTI Consulting Seattle, WA, 98113
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY: FTI Technology, a division of FTI Consulting, is committed to being the world’s leading legal review productivity company through our proprietary product, Ringtail. The FTI Technology R&D group performs critical development and design activities to achieve this goal. We perform product development of cutting edge e-discovery, visualization and text analytics software, lever...
FTI Consulting Seattle, WA, 98113
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY: FTI Technology, a division of FTI Consulting, is committed to being the world’s leading legal review productivity company through our proprietary product, Ringtail. The FTI Technology R&D group performs critical development and design activities to achieve this goal. We perform product development of cutting edge e-discovery, visualization and text analytics software, lever...
FTI Consulting New York, NY, 10007
ABOUT THE COMPANY: FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,100 professionals in 25 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, ...
FM Global Norwood, MA
Job Location: Norwood, MA Overview - External: FM Global is one of the world's largest business property insurers, with clients that include more than one out of every three FORTUNE 1000-size companies in more than 130 countries. For more than 175 years, clients have worked with FM Global to develop robust property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fir...
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Bethesda, MD
Marriott International offers you the opportunity to find the hospitality job and career journey that's right for you. With more than 1100 managed properties and 18 brands you'll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 74 countries across the globe. Find Your World™ at Marriott. POSITION SUMMARY The Internal Audit function provides the Company with a systemic, disciplined approach to evalu...
FTI Consulting Seattle, WA, 98113
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The FTI Technology Marketing Team is looking for a technical self-motivated Marketing Operations Manager to join our team of talented marketers. You will be in charge of creating, improving and implementing all processes and systems related to our demand-generation software and maintain detailed monthly and quarterly key performance metric reports of all lead generation prog...
ABOUT THE COMPANY: FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,100 professionals in 25 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, ...
ABOUT THE COMPANY: FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,100 professionals in 25 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, ...

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