EY EY, FSO, FIDS, Manager, London in London, United Kingdom

EY, FSO, FIDS, Manager, London


Requisition # LON00D28

Post Date Apr 11, 2018

Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services


The role

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.

As a FIDS Manager, 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.

Technical skills requirements

You’ll have knowledge and 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, analysing company accounts and financial information

  • Modelling, testing, documenting financial scenarios and anticipating challenges

  • Analysing 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

  • Different dispute resolution mechanisms (eg trial, civil hearing, mediation, arbitration, regulatory/competition tribunals)

  • 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

  • Anti-money laundering

  • Multi-National / jurisdictional / cross-border investigations

  • 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

  • Working in multidisciplinary teams

  • Risk management

  • Leading sector / law firm business development / marketing initiatives

  • Delivering on sales targets and a network of contacts

Essential requirements

  • Strong academic record including a degree (in any subject)

  • Professional accountancy qualification , Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist or similar professional qualification preferred

  • Skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Personal qualities

  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally for extended periods and at short notice

  • Assertive and confident interpersonal skills

  • Interviewing skills

  • Ability to simultaneously handle diverse and pressing assignments and sensitive and adversarial situations

  • Critical Thinkers with very good attention to detail

  • Comfortable working both independently or in a team

  • Language skills an advantage

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.