A worldwide banking and wealth management firm based in Johannesburg is currently in need of a Forensic Investigator. The role entails overseeing and probing allegations of fraudulent activities, along with implementing and sustaining programs to monitor suspicious activities.
The role involves overseeing and managing the entire process of monitoring and investigating allegations of fraudulent activities. This includes implementing and maintaining programs for monitoring suspicious activity. Furthermore, the scope extends to investigating and reporting on findings to relevant stakeholders. The incumbent is expected to handle large volumes of documents, such as emails and transaction records, to identify evidence of inappropriate or fraudulent activities.
The role involves leadership aspects, where the incumbent is expected to guide and lead a team in conducting investigations. This position plays a crucial role in contributing to the growth of the business by actively participating in the development of programs for monitoring suspicious activity. This company provides an exciting and dynamic environment for professionals in the field of forensic investigation.
Key qualifications for the Forensic Investigator:
Must have experience in Banking and Financial Services
A Bachelor’s degree specialising in Finance, Forensics or Risk Management.
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Minimum 4 years’ experience in a financial crime or forensics role in a Financial Services environment
Knowledge of risk factors associated with various Banking product
Key duties for the Forensic Investigator include but are not limited to:
Investigate suspicious alerts and allegations.
Summarise, analyse, and prepare reports and findings in a clear, logical, and concise manner.
Communicate with clients and other sources to obtain relevant information and documents for the investigation.
Maintain the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Contribute to new business proposals and development for Forensic Services.
Assist in conducting integrity due diligence reviews where applicable.
Interact with business management, legal, risk, and compliance teams to inform them of investigation proceedings where applicable.
Prepare investigative reports detailing methods, information collected, people interviewed, findings, and recommendations.
Participate in court proceedings as a subject matter expert.
Review business processes, documentation, and internal controls to determine the risk of exposure to fraudulent activities.
Assess identified risks and determine compliance with legal/regulatory responsibilities.
Collaborate with Compliance Officers, Internal Auditors, and Risk Managers to provide recommendations for corrective action or protection against fraud.
Key personal skills for an exceptional Forensic Investigator:
Strong proficiency in working independently.
Willingness to challenge established norms.
Ability for critical analysis, creative problem-solving, and adaptability.
Commitment to integrity, ethical conduct, and a strong moral stance.
Inherent curiosity, openness to learning, and enthusiasm for exploring innovative concepts.
If you are enthusiastic about joining a company dedicated to remaining at the forefront of innovation in devising and executing advanced strategies for fraud prevention, we invite you to reach out to us for further insights and information.