*Preferred location: Romania. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Middle East & Eastern Europen Region where WVI is registered to operate.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The purpose of this regional position is to work independently, with little or no supervision to analyze allegations, initiate, plan, lead and conduct investigations of corruption and financial misconduct. Write reports documenting investigative plans and investigative results, and follow-up on specific investigation assignments. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the Global Internal Audit (GIA) Director of Global Investigations to perform a wide range of investigative tasks.
Lead and/or conduct fraud, waste and abuse related investigations in WV offices, and GC departments, in response to reported violations of WV policies or law. Conduct or support investigations relating to ethical misconduct and mismanagement.
Prepare investigation Plans, conduct preliminary investigations. Prepare reports for approval by the Director of Investigations or her/his designee.
Conducts entry and exit meetings following the investigations protocol.
Analyze and evaluate data to provide facts regarding investigations. Provide conclusions and remedies to management and key stakeholders based on investigative findings.
Prepare reports with sufficient evidence as the basis for conclusion for review by supervisor.
Interpret and makes recommendations on investigation policies, procedures, practices and processes.
Supervise and guide other investigators in execution of the assigned investigation assignments.
Competent investigation team and efficient plan utilized to access risk and make recommendations to management that minimize fraud risk.
Review investigative activity and reports prepared by other members of the investigations team.
Conducts on-going training and provide technical guidance to other investigators.
Maintain and regularly update investigative activity in EthicsPoint, investigations tracker and dashboard.
Ensure travel and logistics are within WV guidelines. Ensure travel expenses including obtaining visas are within the budgeted amount for all investigations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Criminal Justice, Finance, or a related field.
5-years professional experience in investigation, auditing, research, law and/or project management, at least three as an attorney, investigator or auditor.
Completion of a law enforcement investigation training program, CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant) and or CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner).
Excellent investigation, research, analytical, and communication skills.
Ability to travel as needed to international locations.
Ability to work in stressful conditions and in third world countries.
Certified Fraud examiner (CFE), Investigation Certification from a law enforcement agency.
CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Good understanding of non-profit industry, and investigative work.
Fluency in a language, such as Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, French, Portuguese, Spanish.
Knowledge of the WVI business and systems is an added advantage.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40 percent of the time.