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 an Associate or Consulting Associate, you will conduct in-depth research using U.S. and international open source materials and compile findings into written reports for a variety of clients, including law firms, financial intuitions and corporations.

Candidates should have extensive experience using a number of investigative databases (e.g. WestLaw, LexisNexis, Factiva, PACER, Accurint, etc.) as well as experience working with a range of public record resources (e.g. civil and criminal proceedings, SEC filings, property records, bankruptcies, corporate filings, etc.).

In addition, candidates should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment.


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

  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Undergraduate 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.
  • Proven experience identifying adverse issues, evaluating sources, and determining the completeness and accuracy of public records.
  • 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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