29 days old

Associate, Business Intelligence and Investigations

Duff & Phelps
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    20000574

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you'll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you're ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, Investigations & Disputes ("I&D") practice is world-renowned for our trusted experts, global resources, local insight, and actionable results. As the originator of the modern, independent internal investigation, over our 45-year history Kroll has conducted thousands of investigations worldwide.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we'll maximize the value of your career.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Associate, Investigations & Disputes is responsible for conducting research and analysis, managing resources and preparing conclusions for clients. This role requires an imaginative and creative thinker with the ability to work to tight deadlines often balancing a significant and varied caseload. The incumbent will conduct in depth research for a wide range of clients across a variety of industries; providing clarity in report writing. The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent judgment and be driven by professional excellence and a commitment to the Kroll brand. A key interest in due diligence, business intelligence, litigation support, business strategy and global events and markets is essential due to the range of cases that will be handled across various industry-sectors.

  • Conducts research of companies, individuals, events, by using a wide array of sources: public databases, commercial and proprietary databases, and the internet
  • Conducts research through interviews of sources identified
  • Plans research time and tasks to meet objectives set by the project manager
  • Develops an understanding of the strengths, appropriate uses and limitations of research tools and methods
  • Identifies patterns, abnormalities and interprets their meaning within a context
  • Organizes findings methodically to facilitate analysis and reporting
  • Verifies and corroborates pertinent and noteworthy findings
  • Identifies gaps and follows leads within parameters of objectives, timeframe and budget
  • Presents accurate, relevant and robust findings to clients

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree required; Master's or advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 1-3 years of research experience with a consulting firm, government agency or related research-specific firm preferred
  • Extremely strong research and analytical skills with a demonstrated track record
  • Writing skills, including ability to quickly and effectively summarize information from multiple sources into concise analytical assessments
  • Ability to prioritize several projects and assignments on multiple topics while meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience with Canadian Investigative tools

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs

Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.







Posted: 2020-04-26 Expires: 2020-05-25
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