Forensic Specialist (Asia)

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Location
Hong Kong, Singapore+, China
Salary
$50,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Jul 11, 2018
Job ID
2610725
Ongoing opening - major global US-based manufacturing and technology leader is offering a Forensic Specialist (Asia) position. This can be located in Shanghai, any other major Chinese city, or surrounding Asia region locations such as Singapore. It will offer an exciting and challenging opportunity for a forensic accounting/fraud professional who seeks to advance existing skills and also contribute to building a new corporate function in a fast-paced & diverse international business. The Forensic Specialist role will be a member of the recently launched Internal Audit Department organization focused on fraud and compliance risks – the Forensic Audit & Compliance Team. Full/thorough benefits and paid relocation probable
 
 This role requires the ability to 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 role involves approximately 35-50% travel, almost exclusively in the Asia region. Preferred locations are Shanghai or Singapore, but other locations could be accommodated. Specific job responsibilities of a Forensic Specialist (Asia) 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 Needed:
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin & English, Bahasa a plus
  • 3-6 years finance/accounting fraud related experience
  • Must include anti-bribery/anti-corruption (US 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 experience a strong plus
  • CFE preferred, CPA (or Chartered Accountant/equivalent, MBA, or JD a plus