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Sr. Forensics Manager Job

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Job ID:

6042

Location:

Kalamazoo 

Category:

Finance
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Job Views:

1426

Posted:

12.17.2014
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Job Description:

Job Description Summary of Position & Responsibilities
The ideal candidate for the Senior Manager – Forensic Services role will identify, direct, plan, coordinate and perform proactive / reactive audit and investigative procedures related to associated risks and allegations of potential violations of company policies and/or other applicable laws for Stryker in accordance with established procedures. Activities include:

• Active role in the planning, development, and execution of Stryker’s Compliance Program ongoing monitoring procedures.
• Active role in the planning and execution of global investigations, development of strategy and direction of investigation procedures, review and analysis of specific allegations, collecting documentary evidence to support investigation findings, conducting interviews of witnesses and investigation targets, assisting in the review of electronic documents and evidence, coordinating investigative activities with Corporate Legal and other business units as necessary, and determining compliance with established Stryker policies and procedures.
• Prepare clear, concise and detailed audit and investigation reports providing support for findings, including, but not limited to findings outside the original scope, conclusions, and recommendations for internal control improvements to mitigate the risk of potential non-compliant activity.
• Identify and lead additional service / continuous improvement activities in critical departmental processes including due diligence in potential M&A transactions, ongoing monitoring procedures, and staff recruitment and development.
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This role works independently under general direction with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Other essential duties include, but are not limited to:

• Ensures the strategy of the department is effectively implemented by ensuring consistent communication, reinforcement and management of defined objectives.
• Supports resource planning, organizing, and monitoring of compliance operations, including assisting in hiring, training, and evaluating staff, and taking effective actions to address performance matters.
• Supports processes related to the identification and evaluation of the organization’s risk areas and provides significant input to the development of a risk-based annual plan.
• Gather, analyze and process a variety of documentary evidence, review processes and procedures, and interview witnesses to gain relevant information.
• Coordinate use of local personnel to assist in collecting and analyzing documents and scheduling interviews of employees and other outside personnel.
• Manages the staff in conducting interviews, reviewing documents, developing and administering surveys, composing summary memos, and preparing working papers.
• Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.
• Develops and maintains productive team-oriented client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
• Represents Forensic Services and Compliance on organizational project team and with external organizations.
• Performs related work as assigned by the Director – Forensic Services and / or the Chief Compliance Officer.

Role Qualifications
• Ability to balance and manage multiple tasks at one time (e.g., audits, investigations, ad-hoc).
• Prepare and execute detailed work plans for various investigative and audit related procedures.
• Perform complete analysis of accounting, finance, and other identified issues in the context of business transactions and documentation, providing recommendations where applicable.
• Ability to conduct effective interviews of employees and third-parties.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and senior management.
• Excellent writing skills and preparation of work deliverables on diverse projects, including accounting and fraud investigations and complex business matters.
• Motivated self-starter with integrity and the ability maintain required levels of confidentiality.
• Team player with emphasis on quality of work, continuous improvement, and demonstrated attention-to-detail.
• Ability to multi-task in an efficient and organized manner (must be flexible and able to adapt to change);
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with customers, co-workers, staff, and external contacts, and work effectively in a professional team environment.
Education

Job Requirements:

Required Bachelor's Degree in:
• Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field
• MBA, JD, or other upper level degree is preferred but not required.

Experience
• Minimum six years of investigation experience, including at least two years in a role overseeing / supervising the performance of assignments / investigations.
• Experience in complex accounting and financial investigations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), improper payments, and related key compliance risks.
• Effective leadership skills, previous supervisory experience is important.
• Public accounting or audit experience in a professional services firm preferred.
• CPA, CFE, and/or CFA preferred.
Valued, but not required skills and experience
• Knowledge of data mining techniques and related analytic procedures (e.g., ACL)
• Bi-lingual (Mandarin, German, Spanish, or Portuguese preferred)
• Knowledge of medical device / healthcare industry and related processes, especially internationally, a plus.
Company Info
Stryker

United States

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Web Site: www.stryker.com

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