Our Fraud Investigation and Disputes professionals help clients to deal with the complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes which could otherwise detract from their efforts to achieve their company’s potential. As part of the FIDS team, you’ll draw on your knowledge of fraud assessment, monitoring and prevention to identify issues that need addressing. Your focus will be on helping organisations to manage fraud risk more effectively and treat it as a critical business priority.
What we are looking for
The Ernst & Young FIDS team are looking for a Fraud, Investigation, Dispute and Services Senior Manager who has proven experience to join its fast growing team in Scotland.
You’ll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of projects by focusing on high value opportunities. You’ll lead presentations and proposals for complex projects or elements of highly complex projects, and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals. Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You’ll package overall project findings into clear, concise, high-quality work products and act as a subject matter resource, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape services to client problems.
Driving improvements in business processes, you’ll serve as a role model for Quality & Risk Management and make sure that project teams understand and comply with our Q&RM guidelines. As a respected senior professional you’ll communicate effectively with EY engagement partners and managers and work to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams, and help key staff to build sustainable competencies.
You will be involved across all areas of FIDS work including corruption, fraud and other investigations, commercial disputes, business integrity assignments, transaction disputes, fraud prevention and compliance programme development.
You’ll have knowledge & experience of a number of the following areas
Principles of causation of damages (e.g. loss of profits, compensable costs, breach of warranties, misrepresentation, interest calculations)
Valuation and finance concepts (e.g. cost of capital, risk adjusted discount rates)
Understanding, digesting, explaining, analyzing company accounts and financial information
Modelling, testing, documenting financial scenarios and anticipating challenges
Analyzing strengths/weaknesses of opposing cases, formulating alternative damage scenarios and advising on strategic implications
Preparation of expert witness reports including review, analysis and verification of evidence
Competition disputes, intellectual property and brand integrity disputes, insurance claims, audit malpractice defence and product recall disputes
Sale and purchase agreements, completion accounts, expert determination and transaction related disputes
Corruption investigations and knowledge of regulatory environment including corruption issues (Bribery Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, OECD convention on corruption, local corruption legislation, enforcement trends)
Fraud and forensic investigations (e.g. occupational fraud, bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, procurement fraud)
Securities fraud and market abuse detection and investigation
Financial statement irregularity investigations
Fraud prevention including fraud risk assessments and compliance program development
Asset tracing investigations and recovery
Forensic due diligence and forensic audit support
Investigation concepts (evidence preservation and collection, data privacy, legal privilege, investigative interviewing technique, business intelligence)
Review of policies and procedures, internal processes and controls
Preparation of forensic reports including review, analysis and verification of evidence
Liaising with clients, in-house counsel, external legal teams, witnesses, other experts, police, criminal prosecutors and regulatory enforcers
Leading sector / law firm business development / marketing initiatives
Proven business development and strong client background
Corporate/Professional Services background, ideally from Big 4 or equivalent
Strong academic record including a degree (in any subject)
Professional accountancy qualification or Certified Fraud Examiner or similar professional qualification preferred
Ability to travel nationally and internationally for extended periods and at short notice
Good communication skills
Ability to simultaneously handle diverse and pressing assignments and sensitive and adversarial situations
Delivering on sales targets and a network of contacts
Critical Thinkers with very good attention to detail
Who we are
At Ernst & Young our inclusive work environment means that everyone’s opinion is valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you develop as an individual to achieve your potential and make a difference. Ernst & Young - 10 months ago