Hiring Office:  Sao, Paulo, Brazil

About Charles River Associates:

For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to collaborate with and learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics.  At CRA you will join leading minds who use economic, financial, technical, and business analysis to solve complex problems for an impressive roster of clients, including 99% of the top 100 law firms, 89% of the Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies around the globe.  CRA offers a collaborative environment, with teams who strive for client excellence by bringing curiosity, resourcefulness, and initiative to their work.  Through a collegial atmosphere, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you accelerate your career.

Job Overview

As a Senior Associate or Associate Principal, you will manage work streams, create deliverables, direct project teams, and interact with clients. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Client development and service. Acting as a point of contact for clients, following up on client requests, and assisting in the presentation of our conclusions and recommendations.
  • Project management and delivery. Effectively planning and managing assigned projects or work streams, including independently conceptualizing and identifying issues, recommending solutions and leading execution of planned project approach, summarizing and interpreting key questions or next steps, and ensuring the integrity and accuracy of analyses and conclusions. 
  • Team development. Providing oversight and investment in the growth and professional development of junior staff members, and managing team morale. 
  • Corporate citizenship. Participating in practice, office, and corporate initiatives.


We are seeking candidates to support our growing investigations offerings.  Ideal candidates should possess: 

  • 4-9 years of relevant work experience with proven management skills.
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degrees in related disciplines, with prior consulting experience preferred.  Professional certifications are beneficial but not required.
  • A willingness to work in a collegial and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage multiple workstreams, be attentive to detail, and meet timely deadlines.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge in relevant fields.
  • A high level of initiative and curiosity, a strong work ethic and dedication to quality.
  • Forensic Accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • Portuguese language fluency desired.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit an English language version of your cover letter and resume.

Charles River Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.



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