Tax Job Info: Deloitte Student Opportunities

Forensics-E Discovery Associate (Summer 2013 Full Time) (Financial Advisory)


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 get the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize everything from your career path to your educational opportunities to your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard.

Visit http://www.deloitte.com/us/careersto learn more about our culture, benefits, and opportunities.

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services 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 – from purchasing a company to investigating potential fraud.

 

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.
 

Forensics — E-Discovery:

 

Commercial investigations and litigations increasingly rely on collecting, preserving and analyzing vast amounts of data to help tell the whole story. The key to managing such huge volumes is turning the array of data into meaningful information. To this end, our Analytic and Forensic Technology professionals combine E-Discovery management strategy and forensic accounting and investigative skills with advanced technology to assist clients and their legal counsel.

 

E-Discovery professionals consult with clients regarding all facets of discovery management including document collection practices; review application design and organization; large-scale attorney review tracking and management; and productions to opposing counsel and government agencies.  Other key elements of the role include assisting clients in addressing defensibility issues; selecting and optimizing technology; managing vendors; as well as performing significant project management tasks allowing the clients to satisfy their discovery obligations.  Members of the team are also responsible for recommending and implementing internal process enhancements. 

 

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.

 

E-Discovery Consulting

·         Proactively communicate and coordinate with attorneys and legal assistants regarding workflow and case project development to ensure needs and deliverables are met.

·         Coordinate, arrange for, and oversee support activities and projects involving vendor, client and co-counsel parties.  

·         Provide hands-on and presentation training on all services and solutions, and promote recognition of position as effective go-to person for assistance.

·         Act as frontline liaison to troubleshoot solutions and to provide seamless support to clients.

·         Excellent professional oral and written communication skills in order to establish working relationships with client personnel.

 

Project Coordination

·         Balance multiple engagements and responsibilities.

·         Develop comprehensive, responsive and practical solutions to client needs. 

·         Ensure that solutions organize data, documents and information in a meaningful and accessible manner.

·         Assist the team in implementing and customizing client solutions; perform necessary quality assurance and beta testing of practice technology tools.

·         Coordinate proactively with other Deloitte FAS teams to ensure client technology solutions are developed and implemented in an accurate and timely manner. 

 

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.

 

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Qualified Associates will have experience with the following:

    • Bachelors degree required
      • Preferred majors include: Computer Science, Management information systems and Computer Engineering
    • 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.
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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.

Visit www.deloitte.com/us/careers to learn more about our culture, benefits and opportunities.

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