Forensic, Litigation, & Valuation Services Director
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Accounting, Auditing, Bookkeeping
As an FLVS Director, You Will:
Calculate economic damages in different types of matters, such as litigation matters involving patent, trademark, and copy right infringement, theft of trade secrets, breach of contract, business valuation, solvency, fraud, business interruption, personal injury, wrongful death, and wrongful termination.
Identify issues, communicate with Managing Directors on the direction of the case, and making strategic recommendations; exercising strong analytical skills for details and risk.
Deliver complete reports to the Managing Director for review. The presented work product should be completed as if it is going to the attorneys/clients and should be accompanied by relevant supporting documents.
Prepare the testifying expert for depositions and trials; ensuring the file is well-organized and all work papers and important documents are compiled in a binder for a quick and easy review by the testifying expert. Working closely with the testifying expert in developing an outline for testimony and demonstrative exhibits for trial.
Initiate business development activities and developing an internal and external circle of influence; participate in networking events, marketing events, and training.
Lead departmental training for associate level professionals and fostering a learning environment of continuous improvement. Scheduling in house training, lunch and learns with Associates and all members of the team.
Review the work of Associates and Senior Associates, and providing feedback for corrections and changes, if needed.
Review formatting of schedules prepared (e.g. extra lines deleted, consolidation of information, etc.); spell check, and foot and cross foot numerical totals for accurate financial information analysis. Ensure staff’s work is completed in timely manner.
Assist in recruiting, developing training material, and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
Our Ideal Candidate Likely Has:
Minimum of five years of progressive experience in accounting and/or finance culminating into a leadership role including management experience, preferably in a consulting environment.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or economics. An advanced degree in a related field or a CPA license is a plus.
Broad background and knowledge in litigation/expert services and the calculation of damages in different types of matters.
Proficiency in use of technology and accounting programs including MS Office.
Join us. Grow with us. Make your mark.
The primary mission of Whitley Penn – from its inception to today – has been to provide an unmatched level of high-quality service to our clients. To do that, we focus on hiring the best of the best. To attract the best of the best, we offer a variety of benefits and perks to reward our professionals for the top-of-the-line service they provide.