• Forensic Accountant

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/6/2019 3:48 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Required
    Other Clearance
    Agency Clearance
  • Position Description

    XLA is looking for a Forensic Accountant to work onsite at a federal agency in Arlington, VA (metro accessible). The ideal candidate will:

    • Provides extensive knowledge with regard to accounting and financial practices, world-wide securities, banking laws and systems, conventional and non-conventional financial institutions, national and international businesses.
    • Serves as a forensic accountant and authority in the identification, examination, and analysis of financial data.
    • Assesses the value of financial evidence; unravels sophisticated techniques for moving funds and shielding illegal activity.
    • Provides financial profiles of individuals and groups.
    • Utilizes various computer applications to review and interpret implications on a vast number and variety of financial transactions, and other corporate business, and financial processes, associations, and record-keeping systems.
    • Produces in-depth financial investigative reports and exhibits. Participates in subject and witness interviews, and testifies as an expert witness in criminal proceedings.
    • Develops and provides forensic accounting presentations/briefings.
    • Maintains appropriate contacts in law enforcement, private industry, and other government agencies to advance investigations and to share best practices. Mentors and instructs inexperienced forensic accountants and financial analysts.
    • Provides authoritative expertise with regard to accounting and financial practices, world-wide securities, banking laws and systems, conventional and non-conventional financial institutions, national and international businesses.
    • Provide analytical support and case assessments to DEA priority investigations as determined by OD management; support will include, but not be limited to: FinCEN inquiries, DEA internal database searches, open source database searches, and bank account analysis/processing of grand jury information.
    • Process and organize data (bank statements, financial reports) obtained by the field via the proper legal process in order to provide the field support for executing seizure warrant on said assets.
    • Provide expertise in international banking, correspondent banking, and international wire transfers.
    • Document the results of their analysis in DEA reports and provide briefings to the investigative team on the conclusions.
    • Assisting in the location and repatriation of assets that are subject to forfeiture.
    • Assisting special agents with the preparation of affidavits in support of asset seizure.



    • Bachelor’s Degree with field of major study in finance, business administration, economics, accounting, mathematics, or other related field; AND
    • Minimum of two years’ specialized experience working in the field of forensic accounting.




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