Forensic Specialist - Asia (Singapore)

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Singapore, Singapore
$90,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 24, 2018
Job ID
We have immediate need in Singapore for a Mandarin/English speaking Forensic Specialist with a major Fortune 50 American company that provides high technology products and services for the aerospace and commercial industries throughout the world.  Our client is doing business in virtually every country of the world with nearly 200,00 employees globally. This is truly an exceptional opportunity to join one of the finest forensic groups in Singapore.  

The firm delivers a premium internal audit service that enables their business segments to achieve superior performance and drive effective risk management, identify opportunities for enhanced efficiency, foster compliance and facilitate constructive change.  
Most importantly, the firm  develops future business leaders! 

The Internal Audit Department (IAD) is developmental in nature and employees are assisted in furthering career goals through placement into business segment roles at the appropriate time. This group is seen as a premier entry point into the business segments within the Company.
The Forensic Specialist (Asia) position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a forensic accounting/ fraud professional who seeks to advance existing skills and also contribute to a moderately new corporate function in a fast-paced & diverse international business.  The Forensic Specialist role will be a member of the IAD organization focused on fraud and compliance risks – the Forensic Audit & Compliance Team.
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 50% travel, almost exclusively in the Asia region and the role will be located in Singapore.

Specific job responsibilities of a Forensic Specialist include:
  • Perform FCPA/ anti-bribery reviews, financial statement fraud analysis, asset misappropriation and antitrust reviews, compliance investigations, and innovation program initiatives – both independently and within the context of larger team audit projects
  • Coach and train Finance & Operations IAD audit teams in compliance risks, such as FCPA/ anti-bribery, antitrust, fraud risks, interviewing, data analysis techniques and evaluating audit evidence for indications of potential related 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
  • Fluent in Mandarin & English (Bahasa a plus)
  • 3-5+ 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, 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 Qlik, Tableau, SPSS, or R a strong plus
  • Strong plus is experienced in multiple linear regression analysis, Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulation, agent-based modeling, discrete event modeling, Bayesian inference, or other advanced methods. 
  • Relevant interviewing experience a strong plus
  • CFE preferred, CPA (or Chartered Accountant/equivalent), MBA, or JD a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% (travel will primarily be within the Asia region)