EMEA Forensic Audit & Compliance Team Specialist

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London or anywhere Europe, United Kingdom
$50,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 13, 2018
Job ID
Our client is a American Fortune 500 firm with hundred of offices and across the globe and thousands of employees. The Forensic Audit & Compliance Team (FACT) Specialist (Europe, Middle East & Africa – EMEA) position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a forensic accounting/fraud professional who seeks to advance existing skills and also contribute to this growing corporate function in a fast-paced & diverse global Fortune 500 international business.  As a FACT Specialist you will be a member of the highly regarded organization focused on fraud and compliance risks – the Forensic Audit & Compliance Team.  Salary estimate to Euro 80,000 but open depending on experience plus exceptional Fortune 500 benefits and advancement opportunities. For this position they are ideally looking for someone to be based anywhere in the UK/Ireland/continental Europe areas (as long as you have access to a major airport for travel reasons)

This role requires the ability to frequently work effectively on an independent basis, drive timelines and results, and also be able to work as a role-player contributing within a team setting.  Candidates must be experienced in handling confidential matters and sensitive information.  This is a virtual office role with the employee being based in their own country. The role requires a high level of motivation, adaptability and resilience. The role has a high travel requirement (approximately 40-50% and higher at times, as operationally needed) largely throughout the EMEA region.

Specific job responsibilities of a FACT Specialist (EMEA) include:
  • Perform FCPA/anti-bribery reviews, financial statement fraud analysis, antitrust reviews, compliance investigations, and innovation program initiatives – both independently and within the context of large team audit projects
  • Coach and train Finance & Operations audit teams in compliance risks, such as FCPA/anti-bribery, antitrust, fraud risks, interviewing, and leading edge data analysis techniques. 
  • Coach IAD personnel in the field in effective performance of related work modules, including scoping, analysis, targeted sampling techniques, and evaluating audit evidence for indications of potential issues
  • Present results and key insights to IAD leadership and other business leaders
  • Drive innovation and present new ideas for high-impact, high-value forensic intervention & support
Experience/ Requirements
  • About 3-6 years finance/accounting fraud related experience  - must include anti-bribery/anti-corruption (FCPA/UK Bribery Act) experience
  • Expert level skills in spreadsheet & database programs (MS Excel & MS Access, Idea, ACL, SQL, or any similar platforms)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including presentation and report writing experience
  • Experience in advanced data/statistical  analysis tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire, Alteryx, Attivio, Palantir, SPSS or R a strong plus
  • Experience in multiple linear regression analysis, Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulation, agent-based modeling, discrete event modeling, Bayesian inference, or other advanced methods a strong plus
  • Relevant interviewing training and experience a strong plus
  • CFE, CPA, MBA, or JD a plus
  • Travel will be up to 50% (very occasionally higher) – will be within the EMEA region.