Senior Forensic Accountant
Brea, CA  / Chicago, IL  / Houston, TX 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
Senior Forensic Accountant
Requisition ID 2019-9522
Job Locations US-CA-Brea | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Houston
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Category Finance & Accounting
Business Unit Crawford Claims Solutions
Excellence In Everything We Touch

Position Summary


Analyzes and extracts data from client documents pertaining to insurance claims, litigation support and SLM data management. Verifies the authenticity of source documents.






    Handles accounting projects in conjunction with Adjusters direction. 
  • Participates in accounting for Commercial Insurance Claim resolution.
  • Conducting thorough forensic financial analysis of business and personal records and developing financial profiles of individuals or groups identified as participating in suspicious or illegal activity
  • Investigates inconsistencies, traces assets, and interviews individuals who created, contributed to, or reviewed records under analysis.
  • Reconstructs events and activities involved in financial wrongdoing
  • Develops computerized models/applications to assist in the analysis and presentation of financial evidence
  • Acts as an adviser to audit committees, fraud deterrence engagements, and assisting in investment analyst research.
  • Performs proactive risk reduction by designing and performing extended audit procedures
  • Performs calculations of economic loss.
  • Communicates findings in the form of reports, exhibits and collections of documents
  • May assist in legal proceedings, including testifying in court as an expert witness and preparing visual aids to support trial evidence.
  • Upholds the Crawford Code of Conduct




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/ or Finance.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in Forensic Accounting; CPA or CFE.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Investigation, analysis and interpretation of financial data and/transactions
  • Understanding of economic theories, business information, financial reporting systems
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing standards and procedures, data management & electronic discovery
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be familiar with legal concepts and procedures


About Us


People taking care of people. It’s that simple. At Crawford & Company, we treat our clients’ policyholders like our own, helping to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities at all points of the claims management process. Combining a legacy of nearly 80 years of unmatched experience with global capabilities and industry-leading technology, Crawford is at the forefront of change, while also staying firmly rooted to our commitment to putting people first.

We are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.

At Crawford, we:

  • Respect our culture of integrity and ethical behavior, while embracing the unique talents of the individual and encouraging an ownership mentality among everyone.
  • Are Empowered to advance the company mission and take ownership of our individual career progression.
  • Promote Sustainability through a corporate culture in which employees are good stewards of their communities.
  • Emphasize Training and an environment where employees continually seek and share knowledge and are engaged and satisfied with their work.
  • Are One Crawford, embracing a global mindset that’s inclusive, agile, mission-focused, and customer-focused.
  • Give Recognition, participating in an environment where people are rewarded for jobs well done.
  • Embody an Entrepreneurial Spirit, sharing a passion to succeed, innovate, and outpace our competitors.

We believe in leading by example – at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at

In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:

  • Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries
  • On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
  • Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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