Forensic Manager

Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul | US-MN-Minneapolis | US-WI-Green Bay | US-WI-Eau Claire | US-WI-Milwaukee | US-WI-Madison | US-WI-Wausau
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Go Beyond the Ordinary. Join Wipfli LLP.


We are excited that you made the decision to consider joining Wipfli LLP, to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. We hope that you find, in Wipfli LLP, the firm where you will meet all of your goals and aspirations in life and work. Guided by our mission statement, “To contribute to the success of our associates and clients”, we will contribute to your development of technical and soft skills, so you can ensure our clients are successful.


Since 1930, we have grown to be a thriving national firm, with a local presence, and subject matter experts of a large firm, to help our associates and clients, and perhaps you, thrive. All along, the Wipfli Way has guided our associates making our associates and clients successful, and creating a culture that values relationships.


As we being our relationship with you, we look forward to learning how we can help turn your ideas into realities, and how you will turn the challenges of our clients into opportunities for their success. To further explore more about Wipfli Way and all we have to offer, please go to our website to learn more.


Position Summary

Wipfli LLP is currently looking for a Manager of Forensic Services. The Forensic Manager will be responsible for providing forensic accounting services, internal investigations, data analytics, litigation support, and fraud risk and internal control assessments for our clients. This professional will oversee staff used in providing these services and actively participate in marketing services internally via partners/billers and externally to clients and prospects.



  • Coordinate engagements to include overseeing staff who enter or download financial data into electronic medium (IDEA, ACL, MS Access, Nuix ). 
  • Prepare various financial analyses, which may include financial analysis write up, research of industry and economy, preparation of financial projections and forecasts, due diligence, forensic analysis, report preparation and summarization of client information. 
  • Present results of engagement to client and other third parties including attorneys, judges, boards of directors, and other interested or affected parties as requested by client. 
  • Perform marketing and business development activities including preparation of marketing material, meeting with prospects, participating in presentations, and preparation of proposal or engagement letters. 
  • Perform and document consulting activities and recordkeeping services according to firm standards. 
  • Travel to client locations as requested to provide consulting services.
  • Develop enhanced technical competency and industry specific expertise through CPE, firm/industry group events, webinars, etc. 
  • Attend certification training courses to develop and maintain professional certifications. 
  • Interface with multi-disciplined client service teams for account planning. 
  • Assist with staff performance evaluations. 
  • Research and communicate with client and firm personnel regarding complex matters. 
  • Actively participate in community activities and organizations to develop and maintain positive business relationships with community leaders and members. 



  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Requires six to nine years of job related experience
  • Preferred accreditations: CPA, CIDA, CFE, CIA, CCEP, or CFF
  • Prior experience in Forensic Accounting or Data Analytics preferred

Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible.


The recruiting team member guiding you through this process will be Jerry Ollmann. Jerry joined Wipfli in 2007 and he is based in our Northern Region.  You can find him on LinkedIn here.


Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


To comply with Minnesota state law, Wipfli participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired associates in Minnesota are queried through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility. Section 1 of the Form I-9 may be completed upon your acceptance of this job offer, but no later than your first day of employment. On your first day, but no later than your third day, you will need to bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.



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