• Manager, Forensics

    Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/20/2018 1:30 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    Position Summary


    BDO’s Forensics practice specializes in investigating, assessing, and resolving financial issues often related to the quantification of economic damages that occur as a result of fraud, business disputes or accident.  Our services range from forensic accounting, to litigation support, quantifying insurance losses, providing expert testimony and more.


    The Financial Advisory Services group in Mississauga (Matheson and Explorer) is growing rapidly and we are looking for a Manager with experience in forensic and investigative accounting, with a particular emphasis on personal injury and commercial insurance claims, to join our team. 

    Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:


    • Responsible for managing and undertaking projects and monitoring the quality of work performed on the quantification of insurance claims, predominately as a result of motor vehicle accidents and commercial losses;
    • Gather and analyze financial data for the purposes of quantifying damages and conducting investigations;
    • Correspond with insurance adjusters, risk managers, internal accounting staff and lawyers discussing file issues and our findings;
    • Prepare reports, schedules and appendices in a clear and concise manner in accordance with generally accepted standards for these type of assignments;
    • Ability to assume broader financial, resource and administrative accountabilities in addition to individual engagement work;
    • Develop and maintain client relationships, including accountability for most operational aspects of client engagement;
    • Participate in presentations made to current and prospective clients;
    • Develop the capabilities of less experienced staff through coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer, internal training delivery, and assignment of challenging work opportunities;
    • Conduct formal project/team performance reviews and provide input relating to individual performance ratings.


    Education & Professional Skills/Knowledge:


    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in investigative and forensic accounting, with an emphasis on insurance claim loss quantification;
    • Accounting designation required. Specialty accounting designation (i.e. IFA, CFE, CFF, CBV) would be an asset;
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
    • Ability to write reports and communicate ideas effectively in writing;
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Ability to establish relationships with staff and clients;
    • Strong analytical, accounting and auditing skills;
    • Detail oriented, excellent organizational skills;
    • Able to prioritize with the flexibility to manage workload demands and multiple tasks as required.


    Our Vision: One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.





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