Our client is a highly regarded International Financial Services Consultancy. They are seeking an experienced Forensic Senior Manager to lead and manage a range of business conduct and integrity-based projects, with a focus on anti-bribery and corruption, anti-facilitation of tax evasion, modern slavery and fraud risk management.
This will be a 12 months Fixed Term Contract. It may be possible that the position can be made permanent after successful completion of the contract
The role undertaken by the individual will depend on the type and circumstances of each project. The candidate should expect to work on a variety of project-based work over a cross section of forensic work types, industries and geographies.
Each project will generally incorporate the review and assessment of documentation, interviews and process walkthroughs, drafting of written reports/submissions and client liaison. As a Senior Manager you will be expected to deal directly with the client, the client’s external counsel, senior members of the team and other third parties as required. You will also be expected to oversee and train junior colleagues and take responsibility for the quality and timeliness of project deliverables.
The role will also require you to participate and take the lead on business development activities including marketing, knowledge sharing and practice development. It is expected that Senior Managers will originate opportunities through both internal and external relationships.
The individual will be based in Canary Wharf with both home and office working. The individual will need to display a flexible attitude to working and be prepared to travel/work at other locations within the UK and internationally.
The successful candidate will have the following:
Well educated with a relevant compliance based qualification is desirable.
Good Financial Services Consulting experience leading bribery and corruption projects and other areas of business conduct and integrity with a strong understanding of the compliance landscape, including regulatory drivers, recent enforcement actions and international best practice
Sound understanding of other compliance areas such as anti-facilitation of tax evasion, fraud risk management, modern slavery and other areas of business conduct and integrity
Demonstrable experience of managing large and complex projects
Experience in scoping, planning and defining compliance projects
Proven ability to lead and manage cross-jurisdictional teams
Proven track record of managing the risks and financials associated with client engagements
Experience of drafting reports, submissions and other deliverables to the standard required, suitable for presentation to clients, and to regulators, where required
Ability to articulate complex and technical findings in both written and oral presentations for a variety of audiences
A proven track record in articulating the importance and benefits of compliance, originating opportunities and leading written and/or oral proposals to clients is desirable
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, self-motivation and an enquiring mind
Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and within required deadlines
Ability to establish credibility with clients and senior colleagues quickly and ability to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills
Strong people skills, including an ability to conduct appraisals, inspire and develop junior colleagues
A developed network of relevant contacts in the Corporates and/or Legal sector
An enthusiasm to get involved in marketing activity and in developing the Forensic practice
If you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position please contact Jonathan Banjo