ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Associate Directors shall be significantly involved in business development lead generation till closure. They are expected to possess considerable client relationships which could lead to business opportunities. They may be assigned a market/ geography/ solution/ account or a set of clients for business development. They shall be responsible for generating an agreed amount of revenue for the year
Proactively does sales oriented reporting during projects. These would include identifying possible business opportunities for various practices within the organisation.
Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge
Associate Directors would be leading 1-3 large projects at any time involving suspicions of fraud and misconduct by employees, management or third parties, as well as, fraudulent financial reporting on the part of management. They shall be having teams report to them at a project level. Associate Directors have the responsibility of project execution and shall report to a director/partner on every project. They shall be responsible for ensuring project profitability, quality as well as adherence to the agreed project plan
Help direct activities involving the tracing, identification and recovery of lost assets
Assist organizations in protecting value through the assessment of their risk and vulnerability to fraud and misconduct
Use a variety of diagnostic and forensic technology techniques to help determine key areas of risk and assess how well that risk is managed
Establish steps to test and help mitigate vulnerabilities to fraud and misconduct.
The candidate will drive the delivery of various engagements including undertaking status reviews, developing process frameworks for fraud monitoring systems (FMS), implementation methodology, training client personnel
Contribute to solution development. Ideate and Identify new solutions and using the existing variety of diagnostic and forensic technology techniques to help determine key areas of risk and assess how well that risk is managed.
Manage and help set guidelines on how research and the investigation should be conducted
Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge. ADs are expected to be part of industry forums
Participate in practice initiatives and at times lead such initiatives such as knowledge management or thought leadership
During the course of your work, you will be expected to be a people leader for your department/location and to also manage a team in terms of staffing, appraisals etc.
Coordinating in developing the practice (people / clients and skills)
Plays role of a performance manager for junior staff. Is actively involved in training, coaching and mentoring of his/her team
>> THE INDIVIDUAL
Experience in the Forensic Sector with strong experience and understanding of processes and controls. Background in consulting preferably from the Big 4 or similar firms is a pre-requisite.
Demonstrated track record of project execution capabilities and strong ability to map client business requirements and convert the same to a viable business proposition
Will be able to take responsibility on revenue numbers and bring new clients to the group
Strong communication skills with client facing experience with ability to interact and make presentations at the CXO level
Strong team management responsibilities and people management skills. Should be able to lead by example and motivate the team and be a team player
Provide strategic decisions to team and clients
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Consistent display of leadership skills
Ability to work under pressure stringent deadlines and tough client conditions which may demand extended working hours. Ability to work well in teams
Willingness to travel within India or abroad for continuous long periods of time
Demonstrate integrity, values, principles, and work ethic
Chartered Accountants / MBAs from an accredited college/university
Post qualification experience of 7 -9 years
Should have relevant prior experience in Statutory Audit / Internal Audit. Prior Forensic experience or a professional qualification in fraud examination would be an added advantage