Senior Director, SEC Accounting & Advisory Services | Forensic & Litigation Consulting

San Francisco, California, United States
Competitive salary
27 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Job role
Finance director
Experience level
About the Role

We are involved in complex, global and high-profile litigation, arbitration and investigations combining end-to-end risk advisory, investigative and disputes expertise to deliver holistic solutions for our clients.

What You'll Do

As an SEC & Accounting Advisory Senior Director, you will supervise the day-to-day activities of engagements including interactions with client personnel, audit and advisory professionals, and other groups within FTI. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Strengthen client relationships and generate additional client service opportunities through high quality deliverables and timely execution of projects
  • Supervise, coach and mentor staff. Build and communicate FTI's culture and code of conduct.
  • Assist clients with the accounting and financial reporting impacts of significant events or complex transactions such as new customer arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, financing events, discontinued operations, and stock-based compensation arrangements
  • Assist clients in complex investigative issues including unstructured data review, interviews and analysis
  • Perform research and analysis, and document conclusions in technical accounting areas
  • Prepare financial reporting deliverables in connection with an IPO
  • Assist clients in communicating with the SEC and in complying with SEC reporting requirements including 10-Ks and 10-Qs, Regulation S-X Rule 3-05 and 3-09 financial statements and Article 11 pro forma financial information
  • Remediate internal control deficiencies including design, implementation and testing
  • Prepare support and disclosures for complex restatements of previously issued financial statements

How You'll Grow

  • We are in the process of expanding FTI's SEC & Accounting Advisory group in San Francisco and are seeking individuals with a desire to deepen their technical accounting expertise in a high-growth, nimble environment with a team of leading experts by your side. Our clients are facing complex technical accounting and financial reporting challenges driven by transactions, regulatory inquiries or potential errors in prior-period financial statements. As an SEC & Accounting Advisory Senior Director, you will work with professionals with deep accounting expertise, many of them former SEC and FASB professionals, and Big 4 partners. In addition, we often supplement our teams with experienced professionals from other FTI practices such as Technology, Data and Analytics and Dispute Advisory Services.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in accounting
  • 6+ years of public accounting or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in supervising teams
  • Certified Public Accountant or foreign equivalent
  • Strong and up-to-date knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting standards and SEC requirements
  • Ability to travel up to 30% based on client needs
  • Experience at a Big 4 or other national accounting firm Refined presentation skills, an ability to explain complex issues simply and succinctly and deliver results to various project constituents
  • Knowledge of systems used for unstructured data review (for example, Relativity or Ringtail) an advantage

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays, time off and parental leave
  • Full package of benefits plans
  • Company matched 401K
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation
  • Pet insurance

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 5,000 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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.