CohnReznick LLP Director, Restructuring, Insolvency and Dispute Resolution in Los Angeles, California

Director, Restructuring, Insolvency and Dispute Resolution

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Director: Restructuring & Insolvency Advisory and Dispute Resolution Los Angeles

Troubled-business situations require the right blend of responsiveness, technical skill, and industry expertise. Drawing from a dedicated, highly credentialed, multi-disciplinary team of restructuring, forensic, turnaround, and valuation professionals, CohnReznick has the resources to act quickly to assess a situation and recommend a course of action in out of court restructurings and formal bankruptcy proceedings. CohnReznick currently has an exciting career opportunity in the Restructuring, Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Advisory team located in New York City or Los Angeles. We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our team.

The Restructuring & Insolvency Advisory practice assists stakeholders (Company, Secured Lenders, Trade Creditors) of companies in distressed situations. Our work includes an analytical assessment of the company’s operations including analyzing historical results to determination of revenue enhancements and cost reductions, projecting multi-year business plan, determining the appropriate course of action for the business or our client, including a restructuring or sale of the business.

The Dispute Resolution Services practice works in matters where a contested situation has occurred. These circumstances may include alitigation over lost profits, an embezzlement of funds, or the enforcement of the provisions of a contract. Our work includes the calculation of alleged damages in economic disputes, the application of forensic accounting to determine “what happened”?, and/or the assessment of responsibilities to determine whether parties involved have complied with their commitments.

In this role, you will manage our growing Los Angeles practice providing analytical services and advice in turnaround and crisis situations. Duties could include leading financial statement analysis, overseeing document review, preparation of findings and/or expert reports and results of investigation.

If you are:

  • A highly dedicated professional with impressive credentials and driven by new challenges and growth opportunities

  • A team player who believes in providing world-class client service and interested in becoming immersed in various industries

  • Looking for a work environment that values and promotes camaraderie, collaboration and giving back to the community

Look ahead. Imagine more. And consider joining the CohnReznick team.

We offer:

  • Endless opportunities to contribute to the 11th largest professional services firm in the US

  • A unique culture that values collaboration in everything we do

  • A team of professionals driven by a sense of excellence, integrity, commitment to lifelong learning, respect for one another, adaptability, and making a difference

  • A network of 2,700 professionals committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and giving back to the communities in which we live and work

  • Varied career paths supported by strong professional development programs and resources

  • A flexible work environment with competitive benefits

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical services and advice in turnaround and crisis situations

  • Assist businesses and their counsel in analyzing profits, costs, cash flows, market trends, valuations, and other relevant data

  • Lead preparation of expert reports and/or findings and results of investigation

  • Assess the company’s long-term viability and business strategy

  • Recommend and/or implement a financial restructuring plan

  • Prepare financial statement analysis

  • Interact directly with attorneys and/or client personnel and provide value to our clients

  • Develop engagement work plans

  • Supervise teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, Finance, Business Administration, or related field

  • 10 plus years of restructuring experience

  • CPA preferred

  • CIRA (Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor) designation is a plus

  • Forensic accounting/litigation support experience

  • Insolvency accounting, including creditor committee and/or debtor bankruptcies experience

  • Experience performing financial fraud investigations, financial modeling, ratio and comparable company analysis, preparation and/or review and analysis of financial statements and projections

  • Experience assessing business plans

  • Large case experience is a plus

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Flexibility of work schedule to meet client needs required

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, intuitive and root cause determination skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Strong client-focus skills

  • Ability to extract useful information from large sets of unorganized or incomplete data

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to work as a part of a team in a deadline-driven environment. A natural self-starter and independent thinker

  • Action-oriented, decisive approach, with the willingness to take a hands-on role to ensure the deliverables are met on time with high quality

  • Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to work independently

CohnReznick is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


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Los Angeles, California, United States

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