Researcher, Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence

Control Risks

  • Full Time

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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
Execute complex and risky fraud investigations in the Latin America region (mainly
Brazil) and support the project manager to coordinate regional fraud investigations with
counterparts in our offices worldwide

Tasks and responsibilities

– Understand client’s needs and creatively propose activities to achieve client’s
objectives as well as mitigate risks associated with the issue brought by the client
– Investigate complex fraud investigations across a wide range of sectors
– Support the project manager to multi-jurisdictional investigations for international
organizations alongside investigations colleagues based in foreign jurisdictions
– Ability to execute activities and deliver results in demanding, confidential and time-
sensitive situations
– Aptitude for creative thinking and general problem solving
– Strong client facing skills
– Support the project manager on scoping of engagements and management of day- to-day activities
– Participate in client meetings and proactively develop business opportunities

Knowledge and experience

– Portuguese and English language fluency (oral and written)
– Bachelor’s degree (or local equivalent)
– 1-2 years of experience working in the field of fraud and forensic accounting
– General knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles and terminology
– Creative problem solving skills to proactively address client needs
– Flexibility in adapting to evolving priorities during the course of investigations
– Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; experience with Relativity
– Willingness and ability to travel, including at short notice
– Presentation skills

– CRC, CPA, CFE, CIA or CAMS certifications
– Spanish language skills
– Familiarity with IT forensics environment and forensic accounting issues in corporate
– Experience with investigative interviews and business intelligence (e.g., background
– Understanding of the compliance, legal and regulatory risks faced by corporate
counsel, compliance officers and external counsel advising multinationals
– Ability to proactively identify potential teaming opportunities and devise sophisticated
solutions across various disciplines

Qualifications and specialist skills

– Thorough and detail-oriented research that results in well-organized reports
– Must be able to meet deadlines under pressure, while providing high-quality work
– Interest in developing client management skills focused on understanding and
interpreting client needs

Problem Solving/Decision Making
– Strong analytical/investigative mindset required, critical thinking and problem solving
– Decision making capabilities, including the ability to judge when to seek out advice

– Effective communication skills required – written and oral ability to communicate
complex ideas concisely within established timeframes
– Ability to interpret and contextualize complex or highly localized issues to general
– Ability to actively listen to and understand outside perspectives

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with all types of people at various levels
and across jurisdictions required