Forensic Investigator

Location: Nairobi


Job Summary

 

Main Purpose

 

The purpose of the job is to investigate fraud and disputed claims using several scientific methods to ascertain the credibility of transactions and claims made in the business.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • • Investigation of matters to ensure that due process is followed, and the outcome is based on investigations and actual situation.

  • • Carry out forensic investigations into cases of suspected fraud.

  • • Conduct fraud awareness campaigns to staff members.

  • • Undertake fraud risk assessments to strengthen mitigation measures.

  • • Carry out special audits as may be required to verify the true value of transactions.

  • • Prepare and submit forensic reports on assignments undertaken.

  • • Gather, examine, and analyze all types of evidence to ensure its sufficiency and relevance to support prosecution in a court of law.

  • • Update fraud database and preparation of monthly statistical reports.

  • • Carry out data analytics and use technology to develop preventive fraud controls and review of data for patterns of fraud and anomalies.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

  • • Certified Fraud Examiner

  • • CPA (K) /CFA is an added advantage

 

 

Experience

 

  • • At least 5 years working experience in an audit related field; 2 of which must be in forensic audits.

  • • Experience in financial services is an added advantage.

  • • Experience with data analytics software and data visualization tools is an added advantage.

 

 

Competencies

 

  • • Knowledge of audit procedures

  • • Common laws on fraud, corruption, and bribery

  • • Computer applications

  • • Use of forensic tools

  • • Report writing-ability to develop reports

  • • Decision making ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner

  • • High moral and ethical standing

 

 

Application Procedure

 

If you meet the above requirements you are encouraged to forward your application and updated CV to [email protected] by 30th November 2023 clearly stating, the job title on the subject heading. Liberty is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages diversity. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.