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.
As an Associate or Consulting Associate in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics (“RIA”) practice, you will conduct investigations involving in-depth background research on individuals and entities 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. As needed by the practice, the work may include in-depth due diligence investigations, as well as work on fraud and corruption matters, asset tracing, monitorships, and litigation support matters.
Candidates should have 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, tax liens, news media, social media, corporate filings, regulatory filings and sanctions, etc.).
In addition, candidates should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment and have solid writing skills.
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.
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.
A high level of initiative and curiosity, a strong work ethic and dedication to quality.
How to Apply
To be considered for this position please submit a cover letter and resume.
Work Location, Flexibility, and COVID Safety
At CRA, we believe in creating a work environment that enables our colleagues to benefit from being together in the office to best deliver on our promise of career growth and mentorship, while also taking advantage of the flexibility and inclusivity that working from home provides. We continue to monitor local government and regulatory guidance and adapt our safety guidelines accordingly. For those who begin the interview process with CRA, your recruiting point of contact will be available to answer any questions about work location and COVID safety.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our focus on equity and inclusion, we work to ensure a fair and consistent hiring process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.
CRA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.
The city of New York requires CRA to include a good-faith estimate of the wage range for this role. This range is specific to individuals applying to work in our New York office and considers a number of factors including but not limited to experience, education level, and expertise. A good-faith estimate of the base wage range for this role is $88,000 - $110,000; actual total compensation may also include benefits and bonus.