Dispute Resolution & Forensics - Manager
Job Details
Atlanta/Riverwood 200 - Atlanta, GA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Job purpose

Working with partners, managers are expected to lead, mentor and coach team members through DR&F engagements. Responsible for management of engagements and client communications while promoting a collaborative environment to bring value to clients. Dedication and proactive commitment to growth of the Firm and DR&F practice in the marketplace.

Duties and responsibilities

Commitment to Client Service

  • Develops effective working relationships with clients and Firm associates
  • Works effectively in teams to provide quality service to clients
  • Thinks strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks
  • Compiles and presents findings and suggests practical business improvements
  • Maintains client relationships through effective and professional communication
  • Able to develop unique solutions to client issues
  • Promotes additional services to client when appropriate
  • Stays abreast of current economic and business events


Technical Skills

  • Leads and oversees the more complicated segments of engagements, including identification of significant risks, development of procedures, reviewing observations and results, and communication of key findings to clients
  • Provides quality control by ensuring compliance with internal (BT methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
  • Recognizes potential issues and concerns from review of engagement documentation and effectively communicates them to the engagement team and clients
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge and understanding of specialized industry and/or regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct technical research and present conclusions to clients and engagement partners
  • Aspires to serve as a forensic expert in the form of expert report, deposition, and trial/hearing testimony


Leading People

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships across the Firm
  • Coaches and develops lower level associates
  • Contributes and supports new ideas on internal processes and client engagements
  • Supervises internal meetings to facilitate effective and efficient planning and execution; sets expectations to ensure the team is meeting applicable client deadlines
  • Reviews work papers, analysis, and reports prepared by seniors/staff timely and efficiently
  • Works with members of the engagement team to identify and resolve any client issues discovered during engagements


Business Results

  • Exhibits strong work ethic and problem-solving skills
  • Maintains open communication with team and client regarding the progress of completion on projects
  • Gives and receives feedback to minimize repeated errors and apply new concepts
  • Works with a partner to determine the appropriate approach and begins road-mapping the engagement
  • Manages all aspects of billing: drafts budget and fees for clients, ensures budget is followed and engagement is staffed appropriately, and identifies inefficient areas for further consideration
  • Participates actively in training and developmental opportunities, both as an attendee and as a facilitator
  • Utilizes computer applications and relevant technology effectively
  • Possesses a passion for proactive marketing and networking to prospective clients and referral sources, including one-on-one encounters, networking receptions, conferences, and public speaking
  • Utilizes personal network to develop other referral relationships as well as business for the Firm


Executive Presence

  • Participates in Firm events
  • Demonstrates integrity, objectivity and a high standard of ethics
  • Represents the goals of the Firm on a consistent basis internally and externally
  • Commits to outside reading, studying and professional growth
  • Networks to promote Bennett Thrasher and for own business development purposes
  • Eagerness to regularly pursue business opportunities

Qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree required, Master’s preferred
  • CPA required
  • 5+ years of relevant experience required
  • Maintains the highest technical and professional standards
  • Proficient with forensic auditing procedures
  • Experience in conducting corporate investigations related to misappropriation of assets, financial reporting, contract performance, and other compliance requirements
  • Experience with providing litigation support services, especially involving economic damage analyses and related report writing
  • Highly effective written and oral communication proficiency
  • Strong time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple engagements simultaneously 
  • Healthcare and life sciences industry experience preferred, but not required

Bennett Thrasher is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.