Senior Director, Data Analytics, Risk Advisory and Investigations, Forensics Consulting, Hong Kong

Hong Kong
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United States
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Company Background

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring.

In Asia, FTI Consulting has a team of more than 350 professionals situated in 10 countries across the region. We provide advice on issues in the areas of finance, risk, governance, performance, reputation, intelligence, compliance and liability. We deliver solutions through our market-leading business practices of Corporate Finance/Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology.

Position Summary

FTI's Data & Analytics team (D&A;) delivers strategic business solutions for clients requiring in-depth analysis of large, disparate sets of financial, operational, and transactional data. Few organizations are prepared to cope with the large volume of information generated in today's business environment, requiring corporations to take new approaches to assessing and prioritising what is relevant when managing critical cases and issues. The D&A; team uses leading edge technologies and proven methodologies to identify, acquire, and transform massive amounts of complex and diverse information into workable databases, then uses FTI's business and industry expertise to analyse problems or opportunities and identify solutions to achieve optimal outcomes for our clients.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Director, you will develop in-depth knowledge of your clients' objectives and challenges in order to design and implement innovative strategies to assist them through their current difficulties and prepare them for the future. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Effectively working with clients in order to develop the work plan for identifying, acquiring, synthesizing, mining and analysing relevant data.
  • Identifying the relationships among multiple sources and types of data, and organizing this information to facilitate effective data analysis.
  • Designing and implementing complex financial database models to generate meaningful statistics and resolve disputes.
  • Analysing and interpreting historical financial, operational, and transactional data.
  • Supervising the day-to-day activities of projects including interaction with client personnel, FTI team members, and professionals from other firms involved in the engagement.
  • Preparing and reviewing written analyses, reports, presentations, and interrogatories for third parties on the project scope and/or results of activities.
  • Identifying potential opportunities and effectively communicating service offerings through both internal and external channels.

    Key Requirements

    Required Skills:
  • Business Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum 8 years of consulting experience in accounting, information technology, or litigation support.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills.
  • Able to work independently with excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to effectively develop work programs.
  • Able to provide quality assurance and supervision.
  • Able to produce high quality and/or final work product under strict deadlines.
  • Able to regularly communicate status (to both internal and external clients).
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English required; Mandarin preferred. Able to adapt quickly in handling multiple/evolving tasks as a result of new engagements and/or re-prioritized deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated, eager to learn, and able to motivate others.
  • Candidates must be willing and able to travel 75% (often on short notice).
  • Technical Skills:
  • Minimum 7 years of data analysis experience using MS SQL Server and/or Oracle
  • Minimum 7 years of experience with complex data manipulation techniques, including data mining and result interpretation.
  • Proficient in relational database design and development
  • Able to utilize technology to solve complex problems.
    Preferred Skills:

  • Programming abilities in other computer languages other than those stated under required skills are a plus (i.e. Python, PHP, VBA, Javascript)
  • Knowledge of one or more popular ERPs such as SAP, JDE, and PeopleSoft are a plus.
  • Experience with Tableau Professional, i2 Analyst's Notebook, Oracle APEX or other visualisation tools is a plus.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple staff and projects.

    More experienced candidates will be considered for the position of Managing Director.

    Key Relationships

    Reports to Head of Data & Analytics, Asia. Will interact regularly with numerous other groups (specifically Forensic Accounting and Advisory Services and Forensic Technology).


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