Director, Litigation & Consulting Services

We are looking to hire a Director of Financial Investigations & Dispute Advisory Services to be part of RSM's Financial Advisory Services Consulting practice in Los Angeles.  As a Director of Financial Investigations & Dispute Advisory Services you will be asked to serve as a key member, taking substantial responsibility in performing analytical and investigative services to major law firms, corporations, corporate counsel, and management of companies involved in complex litigation, and dispute services.  You will also take responsibility in performing analytical and investigative services to legal counsel, audit committees, government agencies, regulators, corporate boards, insurance companies, law enforcement, and management of companies involved in financial and fraud investigations.

Overview of Job:

  • This executive will focus on and drive this service offering with the region

  • Capabilities and expectations include

  • The Director will collaborate and represent The Firm's services Lines (Risk Advisory Services, Technology Services, other Financial Advisory Services, Audit, and Tax) to clients and prospects within the Northeast Region

  • The Director will work across regions as a collaborator and leader within the integrated, National Financial Investigations and Dispute Advisory Services team

  • He / she will have substantial responsibility in overseeing client service delivery of solutions of the stated forensic and litigation service offerings to clients that typically include law firms, insurance companies, banks, corporate counsel and management of companies, audit committees, government agencies, regulators, and corporate boards

  • This professional will use their industry knowledge, experience, depth of technical knowledge and strong collaborative expertise to add knowledge, value, and executive leadership. This successful, dynamic accomplished executive professional will assist in developing business plans, leading and performing tasks outlined in the plans and steps necessary to contract with clients in the marketplace

  • The Director will develop and execute their practice strategy aligned with regional and national expectations to drive growth for the Firm

  • To accomplish the national consulting expectations, the Director will support the National Consulting Services line of business as needed


    Reporting Structure:

  • Directly reporting to the National Leader of Financial Investigations and Dispute Advisory Services


    Desired Credentials   CPA, ABV, CFA, ASA, MBA

    Experience required:

  • Should be recognized as an expert and have testified on numerous matters at deposition, and trial

  • Experienced as an arbiter or in arbitration matters

  • Significant experience in leading teams in a matrix organization

  • Proven success and track record in building a profitable practice

  • Recognized as a generator in the area of business development and sales

  • Solid capabilities for practice management, marketing and thought leadership

  • Previous experience in managing and directing the analysis and forensic investigative efforts related to complex commercial litigation, lost profits, commercial damages, insurance coverage disputes, business disputes, and valuation disputes.  Additional experience with intellectual property infringement litigation, bankruptcy matters, and other related business matters are desired

  • The successful executive will have a track record of success in exceeding client expectations

  • Recognized professional industry pertinent associations


    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in building, developing, and managing a book of business to meet goals and objectives

  • Effectively manage client relationships to exceed client satisfaction

  • Will heighten The Firm's brand by demonstrating thought leadership

  • Provide consulting service to clients by working on and leading consulting projects

  • The Director will collaborate with Firm Leadership team to accomplish these goals

  • The Director will be responsible for maintaining quality standards of excellence and best practices

  • He/ she will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills and proven success in managing and motivating teams

  • Exercise the highest levels of leadership and mentorship

  • Successfully integrate strategies defined by the firm

  • Attract, develop and retain talent

  • Ensure the continuous professional development of staff is being met

  • Travel as needed


    Standards of Performance:

  • Collaborative, trustworthy, and motivated

  • Achievements of financial goals and plans established by the Firm

  • Achievement of geographic and capabilities growth as defined by the Firm

  • Participation and leadership in National Consulting expectations of standardization, integration, and collaboration

  • Development of staff along with retention and satisfaction of team members


    Personal Characteristics:

  • The successful candidate will have the strongest elements of executive leadership

  • A self-starter who leads by example

  • Highly respected people leader

  • Exceptional executive presence and professionalism which commands the respect of colleagues and subordinates

  • High energy, highly motivated and empowers  others

  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit


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