Forensic Accountant

Marsh and McLennan Companies
Barangaroo, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Mar 13, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time



What can you expect?

An outstanding opportunity has become available for a Consultant within our Forensic Accounting team in Melbourne/ Sydney. The Forensic team sits within the Claims Solutions practice and is a specialised practice devoted to providing expert Insurance related Accounting and Analytical services.

We are recognised as global leaders in our field of pre-loss consulting and post-event claims preparation, in the areas of Property Damage, Business Interruption, Product Recall and Cyber.

This position is for a developing professional who works under supervision to analyse financial data and build financial models that capture and quantify financial exposures. This position partners with senior consultants to manage a variety of Forensic Accounting tasks with a primary focus on the communication of financial data to key stakeholders. Furthermore, the role is to help provide expert technical and strategic advice to assist our clients in mitigating their risk exposures.

What is in it for you?
  • Leadingtraining and development program to develop your skills and consulting acumen
  • Professional environment where your career path really matters and is supported in our global organisation
  • Great team environment with energetic and supportive colleagues
  • Genuine work life balance

  • In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Analysing and validating financial and accounting data from clients
  • Financial Modelling
  • Preparation of loss analysis
  • Develop an understanding of insurance policies and help to provide solutions to client risk management needs
  • Assist the Engagement Manager to prepare, negotiate and settle insurance claims.
  • Writing effective client communication materials under supervision - reports, slides decks & client emails
  • Takes responsibility for own fieldwork in a timely manner in consultation with engagement manager
  • Work with the engagement team and learn to help identify and address key technical aspects of the engagement
  • Learn to develop strong relationships with clients, insurers and internal Marsh team
  • Seek opportunities to identify proposal leads in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Delivers work within established budgets, timeframes and deadlines
  • Assist to prepare project proposals, plans and reports to ensure project is delivered according to the project plan
  • Manage company practices and procedures for timekeeping, expense management, reporting and billing are followed

  • We would like you to have:
  • 3 to 5 years post qualification experience within Audit, Middle Market or Insolvency
  • Experience in insurance claims, forensic accounting, litigation, fraud or similar economic losses is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with a core focus on attention to detail
  • Ability to operate in a team environment with a strong work ethic
  • Motivated and keen to work in a dynamic team environment across our National team
  • Eager to learn and is developing technical knowledge to standard required to deliver high quality client services
  • Strong presentation skills, including fluent verbal & written English
  • Proficient in both Word and Excel including a strong understanding in advanced formulas
  • Strong interpersonal skills, hardworking and an ability to work in a small team environment as part of a National team of specialists
  • Commitment to providing high level client service ability to operate in a team environment
  • Have flexibility with an ability to work on various projects at one time

  • Qualifications
  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business, or equivalent
  • Qualified as either a CA or CPA or close to completing

  • About Marsh:

    Marsh is the world's leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue approaching US $17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.

    Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete Criminal Record check prior to commencement of employment.

    Marsh is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender, marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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