Forensic Accountant in Youngstown, OH

Forensic Accountant Job Description

Forensic accountants should possess strong analytical and investigative skills to uncover essential facts and insights pertaining to alleged criminal activity. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is typically required, and a professional designation such as the CPA or the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is often preferred. At least five to seven years of forensic accounting or auditing experience is also needed, along with a strong background in finance, accounting or economics. Litigation consulting and fraud investigation experience is a plus.

Typical forensic accountant duties:

Investigating instances of fraud, bribery, money laundering and embezzlement by analyzing financial records and transactionsAssisting clients and legal counsel in reconstructing accounting and business recordsReviewing pleadings, financial statements, SEC filings and other key documents relevant to an investigationPreparing expert questions and reports for depositions based on findingsProviding expert testimony and preparing demonstrative trial exhibitsSupervising audit teams and leading key audit processesConsulting with all levels of management on tools and techniques to strengthen risk management and internal controlsInteracting with internal corporate investigation departments and forensic information technology

Looking for a forensic accountant or a forensic accountant job in Youngstown?

Search for Forensic Accountant jobs in Youngstown, OH or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your forensic accountant recruitment needs in Youngstown.
About Time
Accounting Functions
Accounting Software Systems
Background Checks
Check Processing
Claim Administration
Computer Programs
Data Mining Techniques
Salary for Forensic Accountant in Youngstown, OH
63270 - 91010
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Corporate Accounting 134140 201400 228570 Vice President of Finance 109250 154850 187340 Corporate Controller 84360 121790 160170 Divisional Controller 81890 117230 132240 Assistant Controller 61750 90440 105260 Director of Finance 92530 125400 135660 Director of Accounting 89680 121980 134140 Treasurer 100130 159220 183350 Assistant Treasurer 58330 79040 91960 Director of Financial Reporting 93100 117040 134520 Financial Project Manager 80560 102410 124260 Property Accountant 50730 58140 69920 Plant Controller 77520 89110 96900 Procurement Manager 60420 82840 92530 Procurement Specialist 34200 43700 53200

Hiring? Start here.

Access millions of skilled contract and permanent candidates at every level from support roles to C-suite, and pinpoint the talent you need using our industry-leading matching technology.