University Intern, Forensic Accounting & Claims Consulting

Ankura Consulting Group LLC
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

This position supports the Ankura Construction, Disputes & Advisory Business Group - one of six practices focused on client delivery services across the Firm.

Practice Summary: Ankura's Forensic Accounting and Claims Consulting (FACC) practice focuses on assisting corporations in the quantification and presentation of first party insurance claims as a result of a covered loss. Commonly this entails the calculation of business interruption and extra expense losses. The FACC practice works with its clients to build financial models that quantify these insured losses, and then assists in the claim audit and settlement processes.

Our Summer Internship Program has been created to give students an opportunity to learn what life as a consultant in our Forensic Accounting & Claims practice is like at Ankura. As an Intern, you will work on a variety of projects with different engagement teams. The program aims to give you exposure to the breadth of our services and client work. You will work closely with our professionals - Consultants through Director - and gain first-hand experience in consulting. Your assignments may involve work in fact-finding, allocating costs, analyzing damages, organizing information, or helping to manage data. You will also learn new skills and participate in social and volunteer activities throughout the summer.


• Design financial and accounting models that quantify business interruption, extra expense, property damage, product recall, and employee fidelity insurance claim losses on the policy holder's behalf including revenue and expense forecasting

• Prepare annual business interruption and property renewal values for companies in various industries

• Analyze financial statements and other pertinent documentation

• Develop sensitivity analyses related to loss measurements

• Reconciliation of claim amounts to accounting systems and to insurers' calculations

• Simultaneously participate on multiple engagements with varying project size and scope


• Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or related business field with an expected graduation date between December 2021 and June 2022

• Strong computer and data management skills (Excel, Access and Microsoft Word)

• Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and strong organizational/time management skills

• Ability to prioritize and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment

• Commitment to quality and working within a team

• Effective written and oral communication skills

Ankura is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment Opportunities at Ankura are based upon one's qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential function of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This Equal Employment opportunity governs all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, selection, job assignment, promotions, transfers, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, access to benefits and training, and all other conditions and privileges of employment.

Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.