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Senior in Financial Investigation and Compliance - Accounting Focus

Ernst & Young
Geneva, Switzerland
To define
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company description:

At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Job description:

EY today brings together 365,000 associates and employees across the globe in more than 150 countries. Thanks to this network, which guarantees the same excellence everywhere in the world due to its level of integration and international scope, EY reinforces its position as a world leader in Audit, Consulting, Transactions, Tax, and Law. We grow talents so that together, they can guide organizations towards sustainable growth. And our commitment to our teams begins with this promise: whatever your journey with us, the EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Our Forensic team is a multidisciplinary group of professionals (i.e., accountants, lawyers, data analysts, forensic technology specialists, and former law enforcement professionals) that develops business concepts aimed specifically at creating trust and preventing or combating fraud, corruption, misappropriation of assets, and compliance with specific regulations.

We help companies and their legal advisers to investigate facts, resolve disputes, and manage regulatory challenges. We place integrity at the heart of compliance programs and help our clients better manage ethical and reputational risks.

As part of the reinforcement of our services and support for the growth of our teams, the Forensic & Integrity Services department is looking for Senior Consultants in business investigation and integrity with a focus on accounting and finance for its Geneva office.

What you can expect - enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

Within our team, you will join a specific mandate where the mission consists of compliance investigations in various sectors:
  • Familiarization with the initial elements necessary for the investigation available before the on-site visit.
  • Conducting in-depth interviews, searching for documents to ensure exhaustive information collection; using comparative approaches to verify the validity of the data collected.
  • Document examination assisted by technology, data analysis, and quantifying the financial impacts.
  • Writing detailed investigation reports, including legal references and quantitative data, in compliance with legal standards.

You may occasionally be required to work on other missions such as:
  • Investigations of all types of faults (for example, fraud, bribery, corruption)
  • Design, evaluation, and implementation of compliance management and anti-fraud systems.
  • Development and implementation of guidelines, codes, and communication strategies in compliance and anti-fraud.
  • Work on assessing the risks and performance in terms of compliance.
  • Contribution to risk management checks from third parties and integrity.
  • Collaboration with clients, fraud investigators, internal and external auditors, lawyers, and regulatory authorities in sensitive and sometimes conflicting situations.

As a senior employee, you will be in charge of coaching junior team members as well as reviewing their work to submit the reports to managers and clients.

What you can bring - skills to shape the future
  • University degree (bachelor's or master's) in business management, accounting, or finance.
  • 3-4 years of experience in a related professional field (for example, business administration, accounting, auditing, finance, compliance)
  • Excellent writing skills in French, good computer knowledge, a good numerical sense, attention to detail, and an interest in understanding the legal framework of economic crimes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Any other language is considered an asset.
  • Your intellectual curiosity, analytical mind, rigor, and autonomy allow you to intervene in complex issues in varied sectors of activity within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assertive and proactive approach to project execution as well as the ability to establish an effective network within large organizations and build relationships with people and clients.

Stay true to your plans and achieve your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.
  • An international multicultural team composed of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a strong learning curve - a system of training, mentoring, counseling, and on-the-job learning.
  • A modern work environment and facilities, promoting mobile work flexibility
  • A transparent recognition and progression system based on performance

Your ambition is as bold as ours. Within our high-performing teams, you will gain the technological skills and growth mindset necessary to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Exploit our scale, our technology, our teams, and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to find better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It's up to you to build it.

Take the next step and apply for this position online. For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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