Managing Director, Dispute Advisory

BDO Seidman LLP   •  

West Palm Beach, FL

Industry: Consulting


15+ years

Posted 335 days ago

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Managing Director, Dispute Advisory

Job Summary BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Disputes Advisory Managing Director is responsible for developing a practice and developing strategies for specific Litigation practice deliverables and administering programs to develop the skills and professional growth of the professionals within the Litigation practice.
Essential Duties/Functions
- Oversees multiple client projects for implementation of consulting and testimony on economic damages and investigations
- Serves as a witness, presenting opinions using subject matter expertise and applying comprehensive understanding of the issues likely to arise in specific practice areas
- Provides consulting advice and testimony in complex accounting or auditing matters for counsel representing senior management, Board of Directors, Audit Committees and accounting firms
- Partners with clients to substantiate and prepare analysis for specific practice area
- Consults with clients, preparing loss profit calculations, evaluating insurance policies and writing claim narratives
- Coordinates Litigation professionals to assist in supporting outside counsel and general counsel on large scale Litigation matters
- Partner with Computer Forensic Services professionals to include identify, collect, preserve, analyze and present electronic evidence
- Manage teams to complete analysis of small and large data sets to support the execution of service offerings to include fraud investigations, fraud prevention programs, contract disputes and other litigations including alleged damages
- Acts as primary client contact for all questions and inquires
- Leads business development initiatives
- Interacts with high level client personnel and attorneys, as well as Federal and local government agencies
- Leads depositions of fact witnesses and expert witnesses to assist counsel with questioning
- Other duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities
- Supervises the day-to-day workload of Litigation Directors, Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Associates and Associates on assigned engagements and reviews work product
- Ensures Disputes Advisory Directors, Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Associates and Associates are trained on all relevant litigation resources
- Acts as Career Advisor to Disputes Advisory Directors, Senior Managers and Managers, and other professionals in the practice as appropriate
- Evaluates the performance of Litigation Directors, Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Associates and Associates and assists in the development of goals and objectives to enhance professional development

Departmental Management
- Manages economics of Litigation Services practice to include determining and administering the services of the practice, overseeing Litigation professionals and ensuring all engagements achieve engagement metrics.

Qualifications Education:
- Bachelors degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other relevant field required
- MBA or other relevant advanced degree beneficial

- Fifteen (15) or more years of experience in evaluating business processes and policies, along with internal and financial reporting controls to identify gaps
- Experience providing testimony at deposition and trial as an expert witness
- Prior experience in evaluating and developing financial risks and conducting fraud investigations

- CPA certification preferred
- JD, CFE or CIA certification preferred