Tara Mulkeen is a “highly practical and professional” forensic accountant with notable experience in whistle-blowing, fraud and audit committee investigations.
Tara Mulkeen is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Ms Mulkeen specialises in leading large-scale accounting investigations and post-acquisition disputes.
Ms Mulkeen’s forensic accounting experience includes directing financial consulting services engagements, audit committee investigations and whistle blower investigations for clients involved in various types of fraud and forensic accounting matters. She has extensive experience advising audit committee members and legal counsel, conducting investigative interviews and preparing expert reports.
Ms Mulkeen has advised on contract dispute matters involving financial accounting and reporting issues (potential violations of GAAP) and related auditing issues (potential violations of GAAS). Ms Mulkeen’s litigation and dispute advisory services experience includes assisting domestic and international clients in commercial disputes involving corporate transactions, working capital adjustments, post-closing balance sheet adjustments and earn-out calculations. She has extensive experience with damages analyses, including drafting expert reports and participating in arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms Mulkeen worked as a senior manager in Ernst & Young’s fraud investigation and dispute services practice performing financial accounting and forensic investigations and litigation support. Ms Mulkeen began her career as an auditor in Ernst & Young’s assurance and advisory business services practice conducting financial statement audits.
Ms Mulkeen earned an MS and BS in accounting from Wake Forest University. She is a certified public accountant in the states of New York and North Carolina. Ms Mulkeen is also certified in financial forensics and is a certified fraud examiner.