Niall Murphy is a principal at CRA in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice. He is based in New York and has nearly 20 years of experience in accounting, with a focus on providing forensic accounting, financial analysis, and fraud, regulatory, and compliance risk consulting services to laws firms and corporate clients over the last decade.
Mr. Murphy specializes in investigations and disputes involving complex accounting issues, litigation support and government and regulatory inquiries including disgorgement calculations. He assists counsel with regulatory and civil matters, providing in-depth analysis and expert services involving accounting using U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and other accounting frameworks. Mr. Murphy has led multiple investigations involving financial statement fraud, accounting irregularities, asset misappropriation and bribery and corruption including potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He assists global corporate clients by working with legal counsel, internal audit, and compliance departments to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud, addressing fraud and compliance risk and developing leading practice solutions. He has worked in various industries with a focus on technology, life sciences, media & entertainment, consumer products, construction and real estate, trusts, and insurance and federal claims.
Mr. Murphy is a certified public accountant in New York State. Mr. Murphy received an MBA in accounting from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business management from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York, a Notary Public in New York, and a member of various accounting trade associations. Mr. Murphy has extensive experience with Excel and other MS Office suite applications, G/L accounting software, and basic SQL. He is also experienced in system administrator role for multiple SaaS platforms such as Netsuite and SalesForce.