Senior Director - Data & Analytics

New York City, NY, United States
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United States
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About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. 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 and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting) , Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

About Forensic & Litigation Consulting

The Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice at FTI Consulting provides multidisciplinary, independent dispute advisory, investigative, data acquisition/analysis and forensic accounting services to the global business and legal community. Our team supports clients facing high stakes litigation, arbitration and compliance investigations, and regulatory scrutiny.


About The Opportunity:

A Senior Director - Data & Analytics (D&A) is responsible for providing accounting, economic and financial related consulting services as they relate to litigation, dispute resolution or financial investigations. He/she will assist businesses, government entities and law firms in complex, data-intensive analyses requiring the understanding of relationships between various information sources, complex modeling or information sharing. Working in the D&A practice provides the opportunity to work in a leveraged, team based model of diversely skilled, intelligent, driven and successful individuals. Team members regularly exceed expectations and are recognized accordingly; through promotion, compensation and/or positive feedback.

Primary Duties:

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 analyzing 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

Analyzing 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

Reviewing and finalizing 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

Mentoring and developing team members

Providing feedback and performance management to staff

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree

7 years of audit, financial advisory, accounting, economics, business analytics or related experience

Previous experience managing projects and teams

Required Skills:

Possess strong quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills

Able to utilize technology to solve complex problems

Able to effectively develop work programs

Able to effectively manage multiple staff and projects

Able to provide quality assurance and supervision

Able to regularly communicate status (to both internal and external clients)

Able to produce high quality and/or final work product under strict deadlines

Able to work in a team as well as independently

Able to demonstrate excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills

Able to adapt quickly in handling multiple/evolving tasks as a result of new engagements and/or re-prioritized deadlines

Must be interpersonal, motivated, hardworking, eager to learn, willing to travel, and able to motivate others

Proficient in financial, accounting, and / or other quantitative skills

Preferred Skills:

Proficient in analyzing data within relational database systems such as MS Access, MS SQL Server and Oracle Data Base

Experience with large amounts of complex data, including data mining and result interpretation

Familiarity with tools such as Tableau, APEX, .NET, Java, VBA, and SharePoint

Understanding of common software packages; such as PeopleSoft, SAP, Great Plains, JD Edwards, Hyperion and Oracle Financials

Understanding of the Litigation Life Cycle and the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)

Knowledge of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-money laundering regulations

Position Classification: Exempt
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