Director, Construction Disputes & Advisory
Compensation: $153,470.00 - $163,250.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Executive Management
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Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.
This position supports the Construction Disputes & Advisory practice - one of six practices focused on client delivery services across the Firm.About Ankura s Construction Disputes & Advisory Expert and Advisory Services:Expert Services:
Our construction dispute resolution professionals provide expert advice and independent professional opinion. We develop practical solutions as well as robust delay and cost/quantum analysis. We present conclusions in a clear, concise, and objective manner - and provide testimony in a wide variety of venues, including specialized regulatory boards.Advisory Services:
Our clients seek identification of risks associated with a capital project and practical, experienced, and actionable mitigation tactics. In response, we provide sophisticated advice on some of the world s most complex and largest capital projects, analyzing prospective and in-process capital projects as well as assurance reviews for conformance with the time, cost, and quality objectives of project stakeholders.
We advise on governance and contract structures; analyze cost and schedule progress at key milestones; and provide comprehensive status briefings to project participants, executives, directors, investors, and government agencies.
With hands-on leadership experience in real estate, infrastructure, healthcare, financial services, energy, and many other industries, our professionals combine their expertise with Ankura s extensive resources to produce comprehensive, and - most importantly - easily implementable solutions for our clients planning and execution challenges.About Our Opportunity:
Ankura s Construction Disputes & Advisory practice is seeking a Director to support work within the local Washington, DC area, but may require travel. This role will be based in Washington, DC. Directors usually have 5 - 8 years of related work experience.Responsibilities:
Supporting detailed analyses of project schedule delays, cost overruns, productivity, contracts, change orders and other issues related to design and construction
Assisting in the research and analyzing project cost records
Analyzing financial statements and other pertinent documentation
Reconciling claim amounts to accounting systems and to insurers calculations
Using Ankura s proprietary tools in the development of claim methodology and work product
Developing computer models of schedules, contractor production rates and costs using various software packages
Assisting with data gathering activities including document review and supervision, and quality control of data entry activities
Supervising appropriate personnel including analysts, less experienced associates, client personnel, clerical support, and others as appropriate
Demonstrating proper documentation of work product
Limited engagement planning
Preparing client communications for senior level review
Coordinating administrative functions including time tracking and bill preparation
Supporting the recruiting efforts through participation in campus events and office interviews
Supporting the development efforts
Monitoring individual chargeability and proactively seeking assignments to maintain projected chargeabilityRequired Qualifications:
Bachelor s degree from an accredited college/university in Engineering, Management, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Mathematics, or related discipline
Experience in the construction and engineering industries
Proficient in MS Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access
Experience in damages and investigative work focused on contractual disputes, claims, and litigation
CPA or desire to obtain
Ability to research, including the use of the internet and other information sources, and a solid knowledge base in their course of study
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong project management skills and attention to detail
Efficient, flexible, and creative problem-solving skills, a high level of motivation, and excellent analytical and organizational skills
Willingness to travel and work overtime when neededPreferred Qualifications:
Proficiency with Primavera Project Planner and project scheduling technique experience
CA, CFE or CFA certification is a plus
Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.
Associated topics: analyst, bank, budget, corporate banking, credit, finance director, financial, financial controller, fiscal, revenue
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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