Deloitte US Fraud Specialist Team Manager in Manhattan Beach, California
Are you a detail-oriented and curious individual with a record of accomplishment leading fraud and forensics services? At Deloitte, we have a team of Fraud Specialists who support audit engagement teams leveraging their forensic experience. Deloitte & Touche LLP's Fraud Specialist Team is seeking a high-performing Manager to join our team working with some of the largest and most complex audit engagements in Deloitte's client portfolio. Not only will you have the opportunity to work with challenging, high-profile clients and engagement teams but you will utilize your deep knowledge of fraud and forensics to enhance the quality of our audits.
Leveraging your forensic accounting and financial statement audit experience, the ideal candidate will assist our audit engagement teams in fraud risk-related activities within the audit such as:
Assisting in audit planning and engagement risk assessment;
Identifying industry specific fraud risks;
Leading discussions on fraud risk in the financial statement audit through brainstorming activities;
Providing input to, participating in, or evaluating results of management fraud inquiries;
Developing analyses and tests in response to identified fraud risks within the audit;
Preparing for, supporting, and participating in testing for management override of internal controls; and
Reviewing and supporting assessments of Anti-fraud program and controls, including fraud risk assessments.
Besides helping our engagement teams execute audit procedures regarding the consideration of fraud in the audit, we also provide services on a reactive basis lending our investigation experience when supporting an engagement team in their understanding of a client's fraud investigation and its impact on the financial statement audit.
When situations require our audit clients to undertake independent investigations, the individuals will be part of a team performing fraud specialist procedures where they will assist in:
Evaluating the investigative team's overall workplan and scope;
Participating in investigation update meetings with the investigative team and audit engagement team;
Reviewing and assessing materials, significant documents, schedules, analyses, and interview findings provided by the investigative team;
Assessing the methods of evidence identification utilized by the investigative team;
Assist audit team in designing and executing post-investigative audit procedures and risk assessments; and
In addition to the delivery of these Fraud Specialist services, you will have the opportunity to help raise the fraud acumen of our auditors through training, communication and lending your insights and experience to our auditors. Finally, our fraud specialist Manager will have the opportunity to deliver forensic and assurance services directly to our clients through current and developing services we will offer to the marketplace.
Our Fraud Specialist Team sits within the Audit National Office. Here you will have the opportunity to interact as well as learn from leaders across Deloitte's risk and quality teams.
Ideal candidates will have:
Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent field
5+ years of experience in forensic accounting, including accounting investigations and proactive fraud risk services
Experience in public accounting / prior experience delivering financial statement audits
Strong analytical, organizational and writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of management at our clients and within the firm
Ability to take responsibility and drive high quality execution of fraud specialist efforts, as well as internal firm initiatives
Ability to convey thoughts and findings clearly and concisely in oral and written format
Effective time management skills and the ability to prioritize when working on multiple engagements
Interest in identifying and developing junior resources to support Fraud Specialist initiatives
Public AI-related projects you have developed available on GitHub
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.