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This position could be located in Washington DC, McLean, Miami, New York, Detroit, Dallas.
Despite the best efforts of internal controls and risk departments, corporate fraud continues to challenge businesses across the globe. From asset misappropriation to financial statement fraud, no company is immune. When facing acts of fraud, government regulatory inquiries, major litigation or transactional disputes, clients know that we have the investigative experience they need, when they need it.
EY Business Intelligence is a team within the Forensic & Integrity practice focusing on solutions that leverage cutting-edge technology and EY’s industry expertise to provide actionable intelligence on business partners and third parties, and to understand and manage risk.
We have access to hundreds of global public records and proprietary databases in foreign languages and English and efficient search technology that allows us to provide a broad understanding of available intelligence related to a target.
Our Business Intelligence team is comprised of over 250 dedicated investigative researchers across 10 regional research hubs covering 40 languages and 150 countries. With a diverse team of accountants, lawyers, former law enforcement officials, regulators, and intelligence officers, we provide a broad range of investigative due diligence and research that can be tailored to a client’s specific needs.
Your Key Responsibilities
This role functions as an integral team member supporting the Business Intelligence team, providing details which are either utilized in a risk management and compliance context or as a critical part of fraud investigations. The Business Intelligence Staff conducts research on entities and individuals and reports on their corporate/professional background, where they operate/reside, relationships and affiliations with governments and potential threat actors, criminal history, regulatory and non-compliance history, and any other adverse information. As a Business Intelligence Staff, you’ll customize your research and reporting based on the clients desired scope and methodology. You will have access to numerous databases and the opportunity to communicate directly with court document retrieval experts, school officials, and EY professionals across the globe.
To qualify for the role you must have
- A Bachelor degree
- Background in Political Science, International Affairs, Criminal Justice, Journalism, Communications or Legal/Compliance is preferred
- Research/writing experience (Preferably litigation, corporation, media, or open records research)
- Strong understanding of and experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe; familiarity with research tools, such as Lexis Nexis, is a plus.
- Business proficiency in languages other than English is preferred, but not required (Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, or Russian ideal)
Skills & Attributes For Success
- Investigative mindset with a keen sense of storytelling in written form
- Understanding of how to research and analyze information on corporate entities and individuals
- Excellent oral/written communication skills
- Highly detailed, organized, efficient and able to handle multiple tasks at the same time
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate people that have the intellectual curiosity to actively pursue new knowledge in the rapidly changing world of fraud investigations. Naturally you’ll need a solid technical foundation, as well as the ability to translate complex information into meaningful, actionable insights. But we’re not just looking for strong technical skills – we’re interested in people that have the ability to nurture relationships, both internal and external, and are committed to intimately understanding our client’s needs. If you’re looking to become part of a community of advisors where you’ll make a measurable difference across some of the most prestigious businesses around, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
- Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
- Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
- Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
- Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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