- Managing Director
- T: +1 212 841 9307
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- Three Times Square
- 9th Floor
- New York, NY, 10036
- United States
- T: +1 212 247 1010
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- M.S./B.S., Accounting, Wake Forest University
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Adjunct Professor
- Financial Investigations
- Forensic Accounting & Investigations
- Post-Acquisition Disputes
Tara Mulkeen is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Ms. Mulkeen specializes in providing financial analysis to attorneys in litigation, financial accounting and forensic investigations, and accounting and auditing malpractice matters in the United States and abroad.
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 advises on a variety of technical accounting and SEC matters. She has successfully assisted corporations in responding to SEC inquiries, investigating accounting issues, and completing financial statement restatements.
Ms. Mulkeen directs large-scale financial consulting services engagements for clients involved in various types of fraud and forensic accounting matters and has experience advising audit committee members and legal counsel, conducting investigative interviews, drafting expert reports, and deposition preparation.
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.
Ms. Mulkeen’s industry experience includes distribution, retail, apparel, consumer products, financial services, telecommunications, insurance and entertainment sectors.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Mulkeen worked as a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation & 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 led engagement teams in the execution of Ernst & Young’s litigation and attestation methodologies for leading law firms, public and private companies.
Ms. Mulkeen earned a M.S. and B.S. 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. Ms. Mulkeen has served as an Adjunct Professor, teaching the course Prevention and Detection of Fraudulent Financial Reporting, a required course within the Forensic Accounting Program of New York University’s Finance, Law and Taxation Program of NYU’s School of Continuing & Professional Studies.