Consultant/Senior Consultant, Forensic Accounting

Control Risks

  • Full Time

To apply for this job email your details to Americas.Recruitment@controlrisks.com

Control Risks is a specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organizations in an age of ever-changing risk. Working across disciplines, technologies and geographies, everything we do is based on our belief that taking risks is essential to our clients’ success.

We provide our clients with the insight to focus resources and ensure they are prepared to resolve the issues and crises that occur in any ambitious global organization.

We go beyond problem-solving and give our clients the insight and intelligence they need to realize opportunities and grow. From the boardroom to the remotest location, we have developed an unparalleled ability to bring order to chaos and reassurance to anxiety.

Our people

Working with our clients our people are given direct responsibility, career development
and the opportunity to work collaboratively on fascinating projects in a rewarding and
inclusive global environment.

Job Purpose

The Consultant, working with the Compliance, Forensics & Intelligence team, will
provide risk management consulting services across the full spectrum of corporate
investigations, including but not limited to fraud, theft, corruption, anti-trust and
intellectual property investigations and other types of problem solving for regional and
multinational clients. The Consultant will also help design, deliver and review
compliance programs, consulting services and training to our clients. The overall
objective of the consultant is to support clients and help to protect their integrity,
reputation and assets when investing or operating in the region.

Tasks and responsibilities

The Consultant will be an experienced professional, capable of growing in the role and
assuming increased responsibility. He/she will be able to deliver projects and
communicate with clients minimal supervision. He/she will also form part of a larger
team and will benefit from the guidance of more senior consultants and the CFI
manager.

Case work
– Enjoy challenging work in a fun and collegial environment. We are an organization that
values the individual contributions of our team members. Your personal contributions
will directly impact the success of our organization as you:
– Work on complex forensic accounting investigations and compliance program reviews
across a wide range of sectors, including transactional test work, data analysis and
report preparation
– Support multi-jurisdictional engagements for international organizations alongside
colleagues based in foreign jurisdictions
– Engage in creative thinking and general problem-solving
– Assist with scoping of engagements and management of day-to-day activities

Business development
– Support the cultivation of long-term relationships with clients through the delivery of
high-quality projects

Knowledge and experience

– At least five years of work experience in compliance, accounting or financial
functions.
– Familiarity with financial evidence and data, transaction testing and summarizing
complex financial and business issues in succinct reports
– Awareness of a wide range of regulations concerning our clients, including the
FCPA, UK Bribery Act, Bank Secrecy Act, SOX, anti-trust rules and regulations,
export controls and sanctions, among others
– Experience living in Spanish-speaking Latin America.

Qualifications and specialist skills

Essential
– Accounting, finance or business undergraduate degree
– CPA, CFE, CAMS and/or CFA certification
– Fluency in Spanish, both written and oral, advanced business English
– Professional demeanor and ability to present ideas persuasively to a business
audience
– Proven track-record as a team player, but also ability to work autonomously or as
a team leader
– Ability to work efficiently under tight and often multiple deadlines
– High level of professionalism, dedication and discretion
– High ethical standards, inherent integrity and instinctive appreciation of ethical
behavior
– Drive, enthusiasm and commitment
– Inquisitiveness, creative problem-solving and attention to detail
– Self-starting, allied with pragmatism and common sense
– Logical thinking with an analytical and organized mindset
Proactive, able to “think outside the box”
Ability to interact successfully across and with various cultures

Availability for travel internationally