Senior Litigation Associate

El Segundo, CA
Family Litigation – Litigation - ES /
Hybrid
Job Title: Senior Litigation Associate, Forensic Accounting

Department: Family Litigation

Location: El Segundo

Description of role: Gursey | Schneider seeks a dynamic and detail-oriented professional to contribute to the litigation department. This position focuses on high-net-worth clients and business owners in all financial aspects of the marital dissolution process and allows for professional growth.

Educational Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related fields
    • CPA Designation

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Licensed California Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a minimum of four years of recent audit, accounting, or tax experience at a top-100 public accounting firm.
    • Must possess exceptional abilities in both written and oral communication.
    • Excellent computer skills required in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities:

    • Tracing separate property assets.
    • Analyzing gross cash flow available for child and spousal support and marital standard of living.
    • Conducting business valuations
    • Apportioning real estate and equity compensation (such as stock options, restricted stock units, carried interest, etc.)
    • Prepare different types of declarations for court proceedings.
    • Accounting for transactions occurring post-separation and analyzing their impact on the community estate.
    • Prepare deposition questions for financial and party witnesses and assist counsel while attending the deposition.
    • Assisting partners with preparing for settlement conferences.
    • Senior associates may have the opportunity to travel to attend and participate in settlement conferences, assisting clients with resolving their dissolution.
    • Preparing work papers and exhibits for Court hearings.
    • Senior associates may have the opportunity to travel to attend Court with the partner on the matter to gain experience toward becoming a testifying expert witness.
$105,000 - $115,000 a year
The annual salary target for this job in this market is $105,000 - $115,000. The specific compensation for this role will be determined based on the market demand, education, experience, and skill set of the individual selected for this position.

The compensation above is not representative of an employee’s total compensation. In addition to income, the following benefits are available: comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement savings, life and disability insurance, profit sharing and 401(k) match, certification incentives, education assistance, referral program, and more.
Benefits: G|S offers market-leading benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid parental leave, generous PTO, profit sharing plan, 401(k) match, and overtime pay (can be paid out or banked for PTO). We also offer many fun intangible perks, such as our annual ski/camping trip, black-tie holiday party, quarterly departmental mixers (travel stipend included), and paid continuing education.

About Us: Gursey | Schneider LLP is a Top 100 Firm and a 10-time recipient of Inside Public Accounting's Best of the Best Firms, with more than 40 years of success in the market. Our firm consists of over 200 accounting professionals, and our talented people consistently drive the success of our business through thoughtful strategy and creative problem-solving.