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Associate Principal – Forensic Accounting

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Associate Principal - Forensic Accounting

Spire Consulting Group, LLC is an established, multi-disciplined construction management and engineering consulting firm serving owners, general contractors, attorneys, financial institutions and sureties. Spire is currently seeking experienced forensic accounting professionals to assist with a variety of construction consulting projects.

Spire offers very competitive compensation packages and an exciting environment which facilitates the acquisition of construction, engineering and legal experience at an accelerated pace.

responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Forensic Accounting Services
    • Analyze, develop and prepare forensic research to follow monetary transactions and identify assets for recovery.
    • Provide expert verbal testimony regarding matters related to construction accounting issues.
    • Prepare forensic analysis of financial data.
    • Prepare forensic accounting reports and presentations for expert witness use during mediation, arbitration & litigation.
    • Develop graphics and demonstrative aids.
    • Perform industry and legal research.
    • QA/QC (consistency, formatting, fact checking for reports).
  • Engagement Management
    • Manage multiple simultaneous projects.
    • Support business development with preparation of proposed scope of work, budgeted hours, resource allocation and work plan as needed.
    • Provide project progress updates to management.
    • Manage team members and delegate tasks.
    • Coordinate with clients to set up meetings & interviews.

qualified candidates will:

  • High degree of initiative, personal responsibility, and integrity.
  • Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects while meeting required goals and deadlines.
  • Positive attitude, flexible and a high level of enthusiasm and energy.
  • Excellent organization skills, strong analytical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented attitude; willing to pitch in wherever needed to assist the team.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with a variety of individuals at multiple levels within the organization with minimal supervision required.
  • Excel at developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Be comfortable developing and presenting material at industry speaking engagements.
  • Be self-starting and able to work extended periods with limited supervision.
  • Be interested in the opportunity to establish a long term presence in the Austin market.
  • Able to work in a diverse and fast paced environment.

education and experience:

  • Required:
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related discipline.
    • Hold a CPA designation.
    • Have consulting experience.
    • Have 10 to 15 years of forensic accounting or related experience.
    • Have at least five years experience performing program / construction management services.
    • Have experience with large scale (greater than $50 million) construction projects.
  • Preferred:
    • Hold a master’s degree in engineering, construction or related discipline.
    • Have testified as an expert witness.
    • Have at least five years experience performing cost estimating services.
    • Hold or be interested in acquiring professional certifications within areas of expertise (CFE a plus but not required).
  • Preferred services focus:
    • Primary – Forensic Accounting.
    • Secondary – Project/Construction Management.


Spire offers competitive compensation packages and an exciting environment which facilitates the acquisition of construction, engineering and legal experience at an accelerated pace.

Please send resume via e-mail to recruiting@spirecg.com and Associate Principal in the subject line.  Visit www.SpireConsultingGroup.com for detailed information regarding Spire Consulting Group.

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