Senior Associate, Investigation and Compliance, Forensics & Integrity Services
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EY Forensic & Integrity Services practice help organizations protect and restore enterprise and financial reputation. Our professionals assist companies and their legal counsel to investigate facts, resolve disputes and manage regulatory challenges. We put integrity at the heart of compliance programs to help better manage ethical and reputational risks. We understand how organizations navigate complex environments; how pressures, attitudes and culture influence employee actions; and how to leverage data analytics to improve compliance and investigation outcomes. We are committed to making integrity the cornerstone of a better working world. Our team is multi-disciplinary which includes amongst others, certified accountants, forensic accountants and technologists, certified fraud examiners, data scientists, data analytics professionals, anti-corruption professionals, certified expert witnesses, compliance professionals, money laundering and sanctions investigators, etc.
Join our team and be part of the team that helps clients achieve their Integrity agenda. You’ll also be introduced to career challenges that will take you into exciting new professional territory through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored counselling.
We are looking for a Senior Associate from Investigation and Compliance to be part of our globally connected and culturally aligned Forensic & Integrity team.
Your key duties will include:
- Work on engagements alone or with teams on matters related to white collar crimes, fraud investigations, Corporate compliance and Ethics, forensic accounting and financial and economic damages analyses.
- Review working papers prepared by staff. Assist your manager in preparing work plans and review electronic data, accounting, financial and non-financial records
- Identify and resolve issues on your engagements to the satisfaction of your manager, demonstrating a broad technical skillset.
- Prepare various analysis that will be part of client deliverables. Work on client deliverables
- Interact with client personnel and participate in meetings.
- Coach staff and contribute to the knowledge sharing culture of the team.
- Work effectively as a team member taking ownership of your work and communicate with managers on a timely basis, consulting where appropriate to resolve any issues. Provide meaningful suggestions and ideas.
- Support Sales and marketing initiatives including pursuits and events to increase the profile of the practice and the firm.
- Maintain an educational program to continually develop professional skills. Achieve your professional certifications, such as Chartered Accountant of Singapore (CA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), ISCA Financial Forensic Accounting Qualification (FFA) etc.
The qualifications for this role are:
- Minimum 2-4 years of work experience
- Professional accountancy or other financial qualification such as ICA, CFE, FFA or CAMS.
- Experience of understanding, digesting, explaining, analyzing company accounts and related financial/ non-financial information
- Experience of reviewing and providing recommendations on policy, procedure and internal controls
- Participated in investigations and having basic understanding of relevant concepts (evidence preservation and collection, data privacy, legal privilege, investigative interviewing, business intelligence)
- Understanding of Fraud prevention including fraud risk assessments and compliance program development
- Awareness and basic understanding of regulatory environment in relation of Fraud, including corruption
Ideally you will also have
- Worked on investigations and forensic reviews including documentation, disclosures required by local laws and regulations and e-discovery
- Prepared forensic/expert witness reports including review, analysis and verification of evidence
You should be able to demonstrate:
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Skeptical yet practical mindset to assess situations and reach conclusions objectively. Natural curiosity and ability to ask better questions
- Self-awareness, respect for differences in individual style and background of your team members.
- Teaming and displaying strong interpersonal skills. Someone who is eager to learn, contribute and collaborate to support the achievement of a shared vision
- Strong time and organization skills, ability to adapt quickly to changing environments, determination and tenacity to see the matter you are working on to its conclusion
- Proactiveness in sharing new ideas to support achievement of shared vision.
- Strong communication skills and command over spoken and written English. Knowledge of another Asian language is valued, but not a requirement
Working with EY Forensics will involve travel. You should be willing to travel on work, sometimes on a very short notice.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Remember, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
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