Southwest Selective Search
Southwest Selective Search

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Forensic Accountant (Houston)

One of the world’s leading providers of insurance loss adjusting and claims management services is seeking a forensic accountant to service their growing book of business. This is meaningful, challenging work within a culture of learning with a focus on personal and career growth; with a competitive salary and benefits package to create opportunity for our colleagues.
The company strives to continually build upon our long-standing reputation for excellence and customer-focused service in the property, casualty and marine insurance arenas. The company is devoted to delivering innovative, industry-leading solutions by recruiting, retaining, developing, and engaging the best and brightest people.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To review, approve and author reports consisting of forensic analysis of financial data relating to various aspects of insurance claims including but not limited to Business Income Loss, Extra Expense, Stock/Inventory Loss, Soft Costs, and other insurance accounting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
*Receives claims and reviews provided documentation.
*Analyzes losses and claim estimates.
*Communicates to the insured’s or claimants when necessary.
*Prepares written analyses and reports.
*Works with adjusters on status updates.
*Researches professional licensing and business information for new data.
*Presents to Insurance Carriers and adjusters for Forensic Accounting Services.
*Prepares analytical data for litigation and serves as an expert witness in court cases.
*Reviews claim evaluations and reports to ensure proper calculations have been completed before submission to carrier.
*Trains and supervises junior accountants and assists with developing staff.
*Assists sales staff with marketing activities related to Forensic Accounting.
*Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.
Education; Licensing
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university. CPA License preferred.
Experience
Three (3) years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in Tax /Audit within the Business/Finance Industry preferred.
Skills; Knowledge
· Ability to perform financial data analysis
· Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
· PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
· Analytical and interpretive skills
· Strong organizational skills; detail oriented
· Excellent interpersonal skills
· Ability to work independently
· Ability to handle stress and meet tight deadlines while handling multiple priorities
· Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines.
Outstanding compensation package with a full array of benefits to the selected individual.

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