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Director, Risk Insurance

Company: BDO
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

This position is within BDO's Insurance Risk & Recovery practice, which assists clients in the successful financial recovery via commercial policyholder insurance claims, or other financial damages claims. The Director is responsible for project management and is the lead client contact for engagements. Senior Managers are also responsible for planning, progress reporting, and executing on client projects. Directors assist on internal practice initiatives and business development as required.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other relevant field, required

Experience:

  • ten (101) or more years of experience in finance, accounting and/or professional client services role, required
  • Prior experience in preparing or evaluating business interruption insurance claims or commercial financial damages claims, required

License/Certifications:

  • CPA certification, preferred

Software:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills especially the ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
  • Contributes to the development of the engagement strategy, including deciding on calculation methodologies and other factors involved in how to approach the work
  • Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
  • Identifies and assists in practice business development efforts, including client pursuits and proposals
  • Supports a collaborative and team-oriented environment while pushing themselves, their peers, and their teams for strong results and quality work
  • Executive presence and ability to act as primary client contact on assigned engagements
  • Effectively handles firm and practice administrative matters, including engagement staffing, client billing, monitoring project economics and adherence to Firm quality standards and protocols.

Keywords: BDO, Houston , Director, Risk Insurance, Other , Houston, Texas

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