Principal - Forensic Services (International Trade & Compliance)
at Charles River Associates
New York, NY
About Charles River Associates
For more than 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA, you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you launch your career. As a firm, we offer a top-notch experience for consultants: a rigorous analytical education, opportunities for significant responsibility, and resources to support professional growth.
Experts in CRA’s Forensic Services practice provide independent technical accounting and forensic expertise in complex litigation, internal investigation, and white-collar defense matters. Companies and their legal counsel routinely call upon us to investigate a broad range of allegations, including accounting and financial reporting, employee misconduct, fraud, and non-compliance. Our teams integrate expertise in accounting, technology, and business intelligence, and they possess the skills required to ensure our work will withstand aggressive, adversarial and/or regulatory scrutiny.
We seek a Principal to join our New York office. Principals work in project teams with Vice Presidents and junior staff on a variety of client engagements across industries. Your responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
Review and analyze complex compliance issues and regulations;
Prepare summaries and analyses of relevant regulatory and enforcement activity;
Ensure the integrity and accuracy of analyses;
Effectively plan and manage assigned projects, including managing the work of junior staff team members;
Create and develop client deliverables concerning regulatory compliance matters;
Act as a primary point of contact for clients and assisting in the presentation of our findings and recommendations to clients;
Assist with practice-wide recruiting and training efforts.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master's or other advanced degree desirable;
12+ years of consulting or related experience, with focus on customs and import regulations, sanctions, and/or international trade controls;
Significant experience with CFIUS, US Export Controls, US Economic Sanctions, and customs and import regulations;
Experience leading regulatory compliance audits and/or monitorships;
Curious and analytical thinkers who can bring creative approaches to non-standard problems;
Effective written and oral communication skills;
A demonstrated high level of initiative and leadership;
Strong teamwork and collaboration capabilities;
Excellent time management and task prioritization skills;
Ability to travel.
U.S. visa sponsorship is not available for this position. If you require visa sponsorship, please review CRA’s other global opportunities.
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, whilst also taking advantage of the flexibility and inclusivity that working from home provides. CRA values the health, safety, and wellbeing of our colleagues and will require proof of COVID vaccination for employment with CRA US offices (excepting cases of medical or religious exemption) and proof of vaccination for entry to our Toronto office. 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 you may have.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer (EOE/AAE). 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.
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 $140,000 - $170,000; actual total compensation may also include benefits and bonus.