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FAS Forensic Associate (Intern), Los Angeles (Summer 2014) (Financial Advisory)

Deloitte FAS LLP

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (“Deloitte FAS”) advises clients on managing business controversy and conflict, executing deals, and maintaining regulatory compliance. We provide services to companies throughout their lifecycle.


Specifically, we help clients address serious business concerns involving fraud, forensic investigations, litigation and reorganization. Through Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, our wholly owned securities brokerage subsidiary, we assist clients with originating and executing transactions and strategic investments for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and capital planning. We also advise businesses on valuation issues and other matters to help them remain compliant in today’s rigorous regulatory environment.


Our dedicated Deloitte FAS professionals bring vast experience, specialized skill sets and deep industry knowledge to our clients. This personalized level of service, combined with the market reach and technical resources of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) member firms and their affiliates, enables us to respond to the complex and diverse needs of our clients around the world.



Internship Program


The Deloitte FAS LLP internship provides an introduction to Financial Advisory Services. Throughout the program, participants will focus on issues shaping and affecting the profession today as well as topics related to their own career development. At the end of each engagement, interns will have the opportunity to review their performance with management. Additionally, professionals within the practice will serve as “mentors” to the intern group. Mentors serve as a vital source of information as well as participate in many of the social activities planned throughout the internship experience


Our Forensic professionals inspect accounting and business records and provide detailed analysis to help uncover essential facts and insights. We can bring to bear the range of our forensic investigation skill set to help our clients understand and analyze events or issues and prepare to deal with them. We have developed methodologies and strategies that help clients handle difficult circumstances.


With decades of dispute consulting experience and through thousands of cases of various types and descriptions, we have a solid track record of helping counsel with challenging financial and economic issues in complex litigation and other business dispute cases. We are trained to provide financial insight and clarity to counsel during the various stages of a business dispute, from case theory development and discovery to expert witness testimony.


The successful candidate will be an ambitious team player, passionate about business, work and client relationships, with an outstanding talent for proactively managing and successfully resolving high-stress situations.

Professional and Technical responsibilities include:

  • Perform initial analyses and provide summary of accounting, finance, economic issues in the context of business transactions
  • Review documents to identify items relevant to an investigation or dispute consulting matter
  • Assist with compiling, analyzing, and documenting facts for matters under investigation or in litigation
  • Create financial models based on business issues or transactions being analyzed
  • Assist with drafting reports and findings including the preparation of tables, exhibits, and charts
  • Assist with researching technical and industry specific issues
  • Balance multiple client projects and other responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement management
  • Research market issues and identify market opportunities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk associated with various engagements
  • Excellent professional oral and written communication skills in order to establish working relationships with client personnel.

Success factors

  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned tasks to meet established schedules and deadlines.
  • Ability to conceptualize and communicate to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to quickly identify problem areas or situations, evaluate problem causes and take appropriate action to resolve the problems identified.
  • Ability to continually learn and utilize highly specialized software applications.
  • Exceptional collaborative and teamwork skills to work effectively in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
  • Proactively manage career by setting goals and developing career plans with a career counselor/advisor.


  • Candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree  with preferred majors iincluding: Finance, Business Administration or Accounting preferred

  • Strong Academic credentials (Minimum GPA of 3.2).

  • Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs).

  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage ambiguity.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels. 

  • A strong understanding of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Must be flexible with the potential travel requirements of client service projects.



Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard.

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