The Citi Security & Investigative Services (CSIS) Lead Investigator is an SME who independently investigates issues to identify behaviors that constitute potential violationsof law, regulation, Citi Policies, or the Code of Conduct.
The CSIS Lead Investigator will provide strategic advice on investigation outcomes to aid lessons learned across the business;
evidence during employment tribunals; and liaise and coordinate with partner functions including Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, the Ethics Office, and Internal Audit to enhance teamwork and cooperation.
In addition, the CSIS Lead Investigator will produce guidance and recommendations to Senior Management, including the Citi Operational Committee and Non-Executive Directors;
in respect of the investigative facts, risks, root causes, failure points, and appropriate next steps.
An Investigator will be responsible for the coordination and investigation of high-level conduct and fraud matters
This role will utilize sophisticated expertise in investigative interviewing, fraud identification, loss prevention, to identify fraud activities, schemes, trends, and organized rings that create a risk to our firm, its employees, shareholders, systems, assets and clients
Conduct proactive, complex, variable, and high profile / sensitive investigations with the goal of developing cases to a successful conclusion and providing timely conclusions to business and functional partners
Actively engage partners and management to ensure they are kept apprised of any significant changes during the progress of an investigation
Responsible for the recovery of losses through court ordered restitution, property, or direct payment by suspects
Build external relationships with members of law enforcement, industry peers and other sources of support
Engage with internal and external suspects, witnesses and third parties through interview and interrogation, evidence collection and forensic examination
Represent Citi in criminal and civil court matters and can show knowledge and provide accurate and supportive testimony
Mentor and train junior staff members
Brief others on an ongoing investigations / investigative projects
Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and / or other team members.
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
6-10 years of experience
Ability to conduct investigative interviews and recording techniques that tie the facts and evidence together
Experience investigating complex and variable case(s) that has substantial impact
Conveys mastery of investigative concepts
Demonstrated report writing that would present the case and evidence gathered in a cohesive and comprehensive manner
Knowledge of financial products, frauds, and trends
Experience working in an in-house investigations team
Professional certifications (CPA, CAMS, CFE and CFF)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, & SharePoint for compiling written reports and spreadsheets on an investigation
Flexibility to work on call off hours / weekends during critical project phases, if necessary
Bachelors degree, potentially Masters degree
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
Job Family Group : Corporate Services
Job Family : Investigations
Time Type : Full time
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